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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

4G LTE to 5G
AT&T Offers 1 Gigabit/Second Download Speed in Cupertino

By IBTimes AU

Telco giant AT&T is offering to Cupertino, California residents an enviable 1 gigabit per second download speed. (Aug 22)

MORE TOPICS: AT&T, CALIFORNIA

A man and two passengers ride on a scooter past a shop displaying the Vodafone logo on its shutter in Jammu
Vodafone Under Pressure to Cut Tariffs as 4G Market Becomes More Competitive

By IBTimes AU

British Telecom is preparing to place pressure on Vodafone to reduce its tariffs as competition in the 4G mobile broadband becomes tighter. (Aug 14)

MORE TOPICS: NETFLIX, AUSTRALIA, OUTSOURCING

Call Of Duty Advanced Warfare
'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' vs. 'Battlefield Hardline': Reported PC Specs and a Most Wanted List for Weapons

By IBTimes AU

Developments for the “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” and “Battlefield Hardline” are currently being implemented, as the most wanted list of weapons are revealed. (Aug 12)

MORE TOPICS: AMD, SAMSUNG, RETAIL, INTEL

A man plays a computer game at an internet cafe
Internet will Make 7 Million UK Elders Lonely and Depressed by 2030: Study

By IBTimes AU

About 7 million old men in the UK will be pushed into bitter loneliness because of growing digitalisation of services. This warning has been sounded out in a research report by the UK based Friends of the Elderly. (Aug 08)

A woman holds her new Apple iPhone 5S after buying it at an Apple Store at Tokyo's Ginza shopping district
iPhone 6 New Release Date and Design Dodged by CEO as T-Mobile Goes Beyond 50M Subscribers

By IBTimes AU

The last fiscal results for some of the biggest names in tech are in with T-Mobile posting strong performance for its second quarter. The company, however, remains mum about the upcoming iPhone 6 and its release. (Aug 05)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, IPAD, SMARTPHONE

‘Black Sails’ TV Series Episode Review
New Zealand Enters a Season of Channel War

By IBTimes AU

A channel war is brewing in the TV sector of New Zealand, with new challenger Telecom announcing its intent to take on the entrenched contender Sky TV with streaming videos. (Aug 01)

MORE TOPICS: NETFLIX, TELECOMS, HOLLYWOOD

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer answers questions at the company's annual shareholder meeting in Bellevue, Washington in this file photo taken November 19, 2013.
Xbox One News: Games with Gold for August Announced; Updates for Progress in China

By IBTimes AU

August’s Games with Gold has been announced ahead of the PS Plus’ offerings. The Xbox One is also progressing into China as its September release date nears. (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, MICROSOFT, GOLD, RETAIL, SONY, ANDROID

A member of the media works on a staircase at the Rixos hotel during a power cut in Tripoli, Libya August 22, 2011.
Online Porn Filter: Strongly Snubbed by 80% of Britons

By IBTimes AU

Online Porn Filter: Strongly Snubbed by 80% of Britons. (Jul 25)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha: Samsung to Unveil the Metal Version of Samsung Galaxy S5 in August – Report

By IBTimes AU

Recent reports claim that Samsung will be unveiling a new device called the Samsung Galaxy Alpha which is a metal version of the Samsung Galaxy S5. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha, with a smaller screen size than the S5 flagship, is expected to be launched in the market on Aug 2014. (Jul 15)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA, SMARTPHONE, HTC

iOS 8 and iPhone 6 Guide: Upgrading to the Next iOS and How to Resell for the Best Price

By IBTimes AU

Apple's iOS 8 and the next generation iPhone 6 are coming out soon and by now you should starting preparing yourself for the upgrade. Here are some useful tips to prevent data loss and recycle your old iPhone to get the best price. (Jun 26)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, IPAD, IPOD, ITUNES