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Broadband

1. A term used to compare frequency bandwidth greater than 3 MHz narrowband frequencies. Broadband frequencies can transmit more data and at a higher speed than narrowband frequencies. In general, typical paging services utilize narrowband frequencies. Wireless phones and communication devices use broadband.

2. High-speed data transmission. Often associated with high-speed Internet access. Generally fast enough to support applications such as streaming video.

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