Full name: gigabit
Plural form: gigabits
Category type: computer data storage
Scale factor: 134217728
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Gigabit is a unit of digital information storage, with the symbol Gbit (or Gb). The official SI definition uses the "gibibit" or Gib unit to represent 230 bits. However, most people have requested the more common usage, so the non-SI version is used on this site.