Term Definition

This glossary has been prepared to help our readers understand common acronyms and terms used in the telecommunications sector.

 

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Backbone A central network formed by the combination of fiber-optic cable and other links, which permits the transmission of traffic between and among exchanges and distribution cabinets in a telecommunications network.

 

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Bandwidth The range of frequencies that can be passed through a communications medium in a given amount of time.

 

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Broadband High speed connectivity - wireless transmission that typically allows transmission of multimedia content.

 

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