broadband pipe


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broadband pipe

Slang for a high-speed communications channel. The "pipe" is the metal wire or optical fiber. See broadband and fat pipe.
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If my TV has a broadband pipe to it and has two-way interactivity and I'm picking NetFlix programs and downloading to my TiVo, is it a TV or is it the Internet?
SkyFrames' solution now provides the citizens, businesses and city government entities; including the public library, administration building, and business training center, with a broadband pipe to the worldwide web.
Now you can connect your office, school or factory with an even bigger broadband pipe and connect almost directly to the users or people at the other end.
They're going to be using existing sewer pipes to cut BT out of the local broadband pipe equation.
I think that broadband in the next form is going to be the broadband pipe that goes everywhere--into the home, the office, mobile locations, and in the backbone to enable new forms of content that can not be created until we have this new ubiquitous form of distribution.
The combination of multifunction networking and broadband connectivity will reduce telephone and service provider bills by enabling simultaneous shared Internet access over a single 56Kbps dial-modem link or higher-speed broadband pipe into the home, without installing multiple external add-in cards or additional software drivers.
The company's flagship product line targets SMBs, enterprises, multi-tenant buildings, and broadband service providers and bonds dissimilar broadband access technologies, forming a single highly reliable broadband pipe that can easily scale based on needs.
It has a high-bandwidth fiber broadband pipe to two-thirds of homes there -- that figure is on its way to 90% -- and it operates 5 million WiFi hotspots.
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