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broadband

A transmission method for high-capacity data (e.g., video) requiring massive bandwidth, which is commonly carried by fibre-optic or coaxial cable, and is capable of transmitting > 1 million data bits/second.
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Help is available to homes, businesses, associations and communities to improve broadband connection.
Visitors with laptop computers enabled for wire-free connection will be able to sit outside the village post office, which is also a shop and cafe, and make a broadband connection to the internet.
Finnish-Swedish telecomms operator TeliaSonera AB said on Wednesday (10 November) that its Swedish subsidiary Telia would launch a new 24 Mbit/s broadband connection in Sweden on 21 November 2004.
Four percent of the 2001 respondents with a broadband connection had DSL, which is a faster connection using telephone lines.
By the end of 2003, at least 7 million people (or 39 percent more than last year) are expected to switch from the slower connection, known as narrow-band or dial-up, to a broadband connection, such as Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) or cable.
Today's cable or DSL modem not only brings the broadband connection into buildings, it often has the wireless router built right in.
Although the details of the services are still under discussion, the new service will be available for the company's broadband connection subscribers by attaching a modem to the phone they are using.
Roughly, if a multiple factor of 4 users per a single broadband connection is calculated, total broadband users in the country would be 78 million by 2020.
They could be eligible for up to pounds 1,000 each towards a broadband connection using alternative means such as 3G, wireless or satellite under the Welsh Assembly's Broadband Support Scheme.
THE desire to have a fast and reliable broadband connection has jumped into the top five requests for people moving to the country according to County-Homesearch.
The warning comes after a 29-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of logging into a wireless broadband connection in Redditch without permission.

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