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narrowband

(networking)
A communication channel with a low data rate.

The term is sometimes used for an Internet connection via a dial-up modem, typically at 56 kbaud, in contrast to broadband.

narrowband

In communications, transmission rates up to T1 speeds (1.544 Mbps). The upper limit is moving target. At one time, narrowband meant 150 bps (that is 150 bits per second!). Then, the upper limit became 2,400 bps. Later, it moved to 64 Kbps. Contrast with wideband and broadband.
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Narrowband is a secure, low-bandwidth, long-range wireless network specifically designed to deliver very affordable and dependable digital wireless connectivity for data applications in large outdoor areas.
A simple Ethernet interface from CalAmp's Fusion router platform enables full broadband functionality in legacy narrowband devices from CalAmp and other manufacturers.
Our primary strength is in broadband access, multimedia content and broadband portal service, but we are still in an early development stage in the narrowband market segment.
As a result, CIR believes that those narrowband access technologies that can provide a migration to broadband access technologies and services will be particularly in demand, with frame relay, xDSL and low-speed ATM as being of special importance.
By adding the unique MeshNET protocol to our long-range narrowband RF modules, we can now offer a complete wireless module solution for automatic meter reading, sensor and control applications", says Peder Martin Evjen, Managing Director Radiocrafts AS.
19 /PRNewswire/ With all the hype, these days, about high-speed networking, it is sometimes easy to forget that narrowband communications, at T1 speeds and below, is still a huge market, states Communications Industry Researchers, Inc.
The report estimates that constant growth over the period 2006 to 2010 will be driven by increased unit deployments for mobile and fixed narrowband and broadband services in all markets.
Participating in the narrowband PCS auction is a natural follow-up to our filing for a Pioneer's Preference.
s (NASDAQ: DMAR), Chairman, David Brown announced today that the company has signed a letter of intent and is negotiating a definitive agreement to provide for funding of its subsidiary Narrowband Network Systems, (NNS) created to provide SMR land mobile service in the recently created 220 MHz service.
MUOS is a next-generation narrowband tactical satellite communications system designed to significantly improve communications for U.
U), and Narrowband Network Systems of Seattle have entered into an agreement to form a new company known as "Narrowband Network Systems Inc.

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