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broadband network

(1) A high-speed communications system that links computers to the Internet. The term typically refers to a DSL or cable connection but may refer to 3G/4G cellular service. See home broadband network, cellular generations and broadband.

(2) Any high-speed communications system. See network.
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On the other hand, Colorado, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin have passed laws making it easier to build municipal broadband networks in communities where commercial providers have declined to do so.
It is also responsible for connecting those cables to the national broadband network. QNBN will also supervise the process of leasing this service to the telecom service providers.
AT&T's mobile broadband network is based on the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) family of technologies that includes GSM and UMTS, the most widely used wireless network platforms in the world.
The event coincided with the release of a White House report entitled "The Benefits of Transitioning to a Nationwide Wireless Broadband Network for Public Safety."
The Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Mobile Broadband network, launched in December 2010, is the fastest, most advanced 4G network in the United States, providing speeds up to 10 times faster than Verizon WirelessEoACAO 3G network.
He said: "Our goal is simple: within this parliament we want Britain to have the best superfast broadband network in Europe."
Sweden, Bulgaria, Latvia, Holland and Denmark were all "ready for tomorrow" - rated broadband networks - enabling residents to watch applications like high definition video.
Conterra's wide area broadband network will provide fiber optic quality Internet voice, video and data services to 43 of ESC XV's member districts.
Mobile computing devices that utilize Sprint Nextel's Mobile Broadband network, such as smartphones and laptops/tablet PCs equipped with mobile broadband cards, can provide clinicians access to patient care information when and where they need it.
General Dynamics C4 Systems has received a $ 78.3 million order from the US Army for Increment One of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (Win-T) system, which will provide US Army soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan with broadband network and satellite communication capabilities.
Verizon Wireless customers in more Idaho locations can now -- access e-mail, everyday corporate data, the Internet and more at faster speeds; check out video on their phones; download music right over-the-air; and play 3D games -- as Verizon Wireless expands its wireless high-speed broadband network in the surrounding areas of Boise-Nampa, Idaho Falls and Twin Falls.
The current broadband network will be unable to meet future customer demand for very high speed connections, according to the UK's communications regulator.

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