- of, relating to, or responsive to a continuous, wide range of frequencies.Compare sharp(def 23).
- relating to or denoting a type of high-speed data transmission in which the bandwidth is shared by more than one simultaneous signal: Broadband Internet technologies are superior to dial-up connections for streaming video.
- broadband transmission.
- a broadband Internet connection.
Origin of broadband
Examples from the Web for broadband
Think advanced unmanned vehicles, all-aspect, broadband stealth, and undersea warfare.The Pentagon May Finally Have a Plan to Keep America on Top
November 3, 2014
The deal would allow Chinese telecom giant Huawei to help build a broadband network for South Korea.Red Flag Raised on Chinese Telecom Deal
December 3, 2013
Branstad won by focusing on the things that matter to all constituents—issues like budgets, taxes, broadband and education.Hillary Clinton Vs. the GOP Boys’ Club: Fighting for the Female Vote
October 21, 2013
Five years ago, broadband accessibility across the country was scarce.DataWind Prepared $20 Tablet Computer for Indian Market
January 30, 2013
- a transmission technique using a wide range of frequencies that enables messages to be sent simultaneously, used in fast internet connectionsSee also baseband
Word Origin and History for broadband
In communications technology, the ability to send many signals over a single cable or other such communication medium. Broadband technology allows enormous amounts of data, such as that for movie videos, to be transferred over limited information infrastructure.