# ››Convert bit/second to kilobit/second

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How many bit/second in 1 kilobit/second? The answer is 1000.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data rate is the bit/second.
1 bit/second is equal to 0.001 kilobit/second.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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# ››Definition: Bit/second

In telecommunications and computer network speed measurement, bit rate or data transfer rate is the average number of bits, characters, or blocks per unit time passing between equipment in a data transmission system. Unlike many other computer-related units, 1 kbps is traditionally defined as 1000 bps, not 1024 bps.

# ››Definition: Kilobit/second

Unlike many other computer-related units, 1 kbps is traditionally defined as 1000 bps, not 1024 bps.

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