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Broadband

 

Broadband in telecommunications refers to a signaling method that includes or handles a relatively wide range (or band) of frequencies, which may be divided into channels or frequency bins.

Broadband in data can refer to broadband networks or broadband Internet and may have the same meaning as above, so that data transmission over a fiber optic cable would be referred to as broadband as compared to a telephone modem operating at 56,000 bits per second. Read More

Articles About Broadband

A woman walks past three Telstra public phone booths in suburban Sydney August 9, 2012. Telstra, Australia's biggest phone company, posted a larger-than-expected 5 percent fall in second-half profit as declines in its traditional fixed-line business outwe
Telstra To Convert Old Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

By IBTimes AU

With almost every Australian above the age of 10 owning a mobile phone, payphones have become a relic of the past, as useless as the pager. But telco giant Telstra has taught of a brilliant way to recycle these things by converting them into Wi-Fi hotspots. (Oct 01)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RETAIL, TELECOMS, TELSTRA

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One in Seven People in the UK Have Partners They Have Only Spoken to Online, Reveals Study

By IBTimes AU

Study finds that most people in the UK speak to and are in a relationship without knowing who the other person is. (Sep 28)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK

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Leaked, Verizon to Launch Motorola Moto X (2014) This Sept 26: Packages With Pricing

By IBTimes AU

The broadband and telecommunication company have always astonished customers with their early upgrades and is well known for its tie-ups with phone companies. (Sep 23)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY, ANDROID

Workers carry unfinished vibrators at Ningbo Yamei plastic toy factory, on the outskirts of Fenghua, Zhejiang province, February 13, 2012.
New Zealand SMEs Want Cheaper Broadband Service And Less Tax Compliance

By IBTimes AU

The SMEs already enjoy a certain satisfaction level in tax matters and steps for more transparency can hike the comfort level. (Sep 17)

MORE TOPICS: TAX POLICY, MANAGEMENT, INVESTMENT

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Hidden iPhone 6 Killer Specs & Features Exposed as Analysts Forecast 60M+ Buys by Dec 2014

By IBTimes AU

Even before its scheduled September 19 release date, the iPhone 6 has already presold some four million units, prompting market watchers to upgrade Apple’s projected haul in the final quarter of 2014. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SMARTPHONE, INVESTMENT

Asia Rides Wall Street Rebound, Firm Yen Hits Tokyo Stocks
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 15, 2014

By Comsec

It was a tough day for the Australian market after the falls on Wall Street on Friday night and the weak Chinese data released on Saturday there was little hope of a strong day for the Aussie markets. By the close the All Ordinaries Index was down 1% to 5,475.4 points. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, INVESTMENT

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AT&T Tops Corporate Spenders With $20B In 2013 For New Plant & Equipment In The US

By IBTimes AU

Telco giant AT&T spent $20.6 billion in 2013 for a new plant and equipment in the US, topping the non-financial companies in the United States for capital spending. It was the third consecutive year that AT&T topped the list, according to the Progressive Policy Institute study. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: EXXON MOBIL, CHEVRON, AT&T, MEXICO, SMARTPHONE, INVESTMENT

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Orange Open To Buy-Out Spanish Telcos Jazztel & Yoigo

By IBTimes AU

French telco giant Orange is considering a buy-out of Spanish telcos Jazztel and Yoigo if ever these two firms would be placed on the block, said Orange CEO Federico Colom. (Sep 10)

MORE TOPICS: DEUTSCHE BANK, SMARTPHONE

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Spark Broadband In New Zealand Back To Normal After IT Meldown Over Celebrity Nude Photos

By IBTimes AU

Customer of Spark, a broadband provider in New Zealand known before as Telecom, said that it had fixed the meltdown on its system that had affected its Internet and mobile platforms on Satuday. (Sep 08)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, WHITE HOUSE

‘Dead Rising 3' For PC To Be Released On Sept. 5, 2014 Including Apocalypse Edition With 4 ‘Untold Stories Of Los Perdidos’ Bonus DLC [WATCH VIDEO]
‘Dead Rising 3' For PC To Be Released On Sept. 5, 2014 Including Apocalypse Edition With 4 ‘Untold Stories Of Los Perdidos’ Bonus DLC [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Capcom Vancouver’s highly anticipated video game featuring zombies is coming to the Microsoft Windows platform soon. (Sep 04)

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