Word of the Week : Bandwidth Hog

Bandwidth hog is a slang term used to describe files that take a long time to download, or an application that requires a larger amount of system resources to run or keep updated. For example, if you were downloading an application or file that required a lot of bandwidth for a long period of time you would say it was a “bandwidth hog.”

The phrase is also used to describe Internet users who use substantially more bandwidth than other users on the same network.

 

 

 


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