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band·width

(band'width),
In MRI, the range of frequencies or wavelengths received for a given image, inversely related to signal:noise ratio; it must be sufficient or wraparound artifact will occur.

bandwidth

1 the range of frequencies that can be satisfactorily transmitted or processed by a system.
2 See bandpass.

bandwidth

Informatics
A measure of the amount of data that can be transmitted at once through a communication conduit.

Multimedia
A theoretical limit of product expandability into different media, venues and market segments.

Telemedicine
A measure of transport—speed of throughput—of data between connected computers.

Vox populi
A popular term for a person’s intelligence—e.g., an unintelligent person would be said to have low bandwidth.

band·width

(band'width)
The arithmetic difference between the upper and lower frequencies of a band of electromagnetic radiation.
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Our promise is to provide our customers with a stable, economic and high quality infrastructure across which they will be able to seamlessly perform bandwidth trading," said Brillson.
Vaidya's employer is betting big on the business of bandwidth delivery with its $6 billion Project Pronto initiative, which installs 3,000 to 5,000 DSL lines per day.
The market perceives bandwidth is essentially free: This is because the TCP/IP WAN bandwidth already exists for interactive traffic.
This approach yields dramatic improvements in bandwidth utilization and can reduce network traffic by up to 85 percent for Notes and Domino applications.
When implemented at a service provider POP, multimegabit access concentrators allow providers to gain leverage from their existing POP equipment, offer bandwidth options to their customers, and reduce customer provisioning time and costs.
Total Streaming Media Backhaul and Retail Bandwidth Market Value: 2005
In July 2005, they deployed the General Bandwidth G6 Universal Media Gateway as they launched Digital Choice Unlimited phone service to customers in Boerne, Texas.
Moving to a single, unified access network is now a reachable goal," said Charles Vogt, president and chief executive officer of General Bandwidth.
Mpower, a pioneer in the IP telephony field since 1999, is one of a growing number of leading service providers that have selected General Bandwidth as a key technology partner in support of its growing need to deliver innovative Voice over IP applications.
As we look ahead to the emerging telecom and data needs of our small and mid-sized business customers, we see a great deal of value in the General Bandwidth G6 platform.