How many bytes in 1 megabit?
The answer is 125000.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 8.0E-6 megabit.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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A byte is the basic unit of measurement of information storage in computer science. In many computer architectures it is a unit of memory addressing, consisting of 8 bits.
Since computer memory comes in base two rather than 10, a large portion of the software and computer industry use binary estimates of the SI-prefixed quantities, while producers of computer storage devices prefer the SI values. This is why a computer hard drive advertised with a "100 GB" decimal storage capacity actually contains no more than 93 GB of 8-bit (power of 2) addressable storage.
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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