›› Convert kilobit to megabit


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How many kilobit in 1 megabit? The answer is 1000.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 0.008 kilobit, or 8.0E-6 megabit.
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›› Definition: Kilobit

The kilobit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage.

1 kilobit = 1000 bits.

Using the common byte size of 8 bits, 1 kbit is equal to 125 bytes.

Note this is different from the kibibit, which is 1024 bits.

›› Definition: Megabit

The megabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information.

1 megabit = 1,000,000 bits = 1,000 kilobits.

Note that the official SI definition uses the "mebibit" or Mib unit to represent 220 bits.

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