›› Measurement unit: kilobit

Full name: kilobit

Plural form: kilobits

Symbol: kb

Alternate spelling: kbit

Category type: computer data storage

Scale factor: 125


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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.


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