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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "Broadband"?

Broadband connection is a high speed data transfer connection (greater than 56kbps) and was once used synonymously with high speed internet, typically the variety that can support the playback of video. As internet connections became faster, broadband was often used as a differentiator between new fast internet and older wired connections. However, a most connections became broadband the term has become used less in recent years.

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