Information Technology

Gartner Glossary

Consumer Broadband Connections

A broadband connection is a direct path between two termination points, one of which is in the consumer’s home, the other at the carrier’s central office (CO) or local broadband aggregation node. In the case of wireless broadband access, it is a wireless connection between the home and the aggregation node. The number of connections is equal to the number of in-service lines that are subscribed to by consumers.

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