adjective Date: 1956 1. operating at, responsive to, or comprising a wide band of frequencies <
a broadband radio antenna
2. of, relating to, or being a high-speed communications network and especially one in which a frequency range is divided into multiple independent channels for simultaneous transmission of signals (as voice, data, or video) • broadband noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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