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broadband connection

A high-speed connection. A broadband connection typically refers to cable or FiOS access to the Internet. It may also refer to DSL from the telephone companies; however, DSL is much slower than cable or FiOS. See broadband, cable modem, FiOS and wireless broadband.
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Al Yong, CEO of Rymote, said: "The Broadband Connection Voucher scheme is a great way for businesses to access funding to support with the integration of cutting edge technology that will allow them to take their business to the next level.
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UK telecomms industry watchdog Oftel has announced that there are now more than 3m broadband connections in the UK.

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