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narrowband

/ˈnærəʊˌbænd/
noun
1.
a limited-capacity transmission channel such as that used for transmitting telephone calls and faxes Compare broadband
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Contemporary definitions for narrowband
noun

in data communications, a channel with bandwidth less than or equal to one voice and a slow data transfer rate, a low-capacity communications circuit or path; cf broadband

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narrowband in Technology
networking
A communication channel with a low data rate. [More specific?]
The term is sometimes used for an Internet connection via a dial-up modem, typically at 56 kbaud, in contrast to broadband.
(2003-10-15)
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