bandwidth bandwidth  /ˈbænd wɪdθ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a data transmission rate; the maximum amount of information (bits/second) that can be transmitted along a channel

Usage(s):

  1. Each video is rated often by thousands of members so you won't waste bandwidth on the boring ones.
  2. During our test between two homes with cable modems we had to go into iChat preferences and bring the bandwidth limit down to 200K before it would work properly.
  3. Reasons to boost your bandwidth: See more sites.

News

  1. WAN Optimization Part 3: Overcoming Bandwidth Limitations

    Bandwidth is one of the key factors that can impact network performance. Learn how WAN optimization uses deduplication to address this issue and how to evaluate different deduplication approaches.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Network Computing

  2. Real-Time Capable Signal Analyzer has 160 MHz bandwidth.

    Addressing challenges of measuring interference in heterogeneous wireless networks, N9020A MXA X-Series supports options for 160 MHz analysis bandwidth and real-time spectrum analyzer (RTSA) capability. Frequency-mask trigger and real-time displays help pinpoint intermittent interference problems. On measurements up to 26.5 GHz, MXA offers analysis bandwidths of 85, 125, and 160 MHz. Latter ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Zayo Group Completes Integration with Telarus GeoQuote

    Zayo Group, a provider of high-bandwidth infrastructure and carrier-neutral colocation services, today announced the completion of its integration with GeoQuote, the real-time bandwidth quote tool.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "They said it might be a bandwidth issue, but they created the Internet, so I don't know what the problem is," Chief Executive Chad Hurley said with a hearty laugh during an interview with The Associated Press.
    on May 17, 2007 By: Chad Hurley Source: Forbes

  2. ...the importance of stepping up to the plate to provide cutting-edge products for broadband customers when he stated "Mobile broadband has become a strategic imperative for mobile operators as consumers now expect high-bandwidth...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Malcolm Gordon Source: TMCnet

  3. Wales said the money would pay for "day-to-day operations: servers, hosting, bandwidth, our staff of just 23 people" and "continued development and improvements of open source software that powers all Wikimedia projects."
    on Jan 2, 2009 By: Jimmy Wales Source: AFP

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