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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 "bandwidth"?

A bandwidth is a measurement between two frequencies, the difference between the lower and upper frequencies. It is used to measure the amount of data through a connection, the amount of data that can be passed through a defined amount through a channel without becoming distorted.

Referred to by: 802.11b, 802.11g, kbps, Mbps, megabit, megabyte

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