Definition of gigahertz
: a unit of frequency equal to one billion hertz
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But AMD has been an innovator in countless ways—the first chipmaker to break the one-gigahertz speed barrier, the first to put two processing cores in a single chip for PCs.
Last month, San Diego’s Skyriver, a 50-employee wireless internet service provider for businesses, rolled out a new broadband service in Southern California that uses millimeter wave spectrum in the 30 to 40 gigahertz range.
The 64 to 71 gigahertz band can now be used by any carrier, including AT&T, on an unlicensed basis.
When everyone else is selling gigahertz, Satjiv Chahil, chief marketing officer at Palm, likes to sell glamour.
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