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English definition of “broadband”

broadband

noun [U]     /ˈbrɔːd.bænd/ US  /ˈbrɑːd-/
B2 a system that makes it possible for many messages or large amounts of information to be sent at the same time and very quickly between computers or other electronic devices: Internet connection via broadband offers many advantages. broadband services/networks/technology/transmissionCommunications technology - general words
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