Full name: kilobit
Plural form: kilobits
Alternate spelling: kbit
Category type: computer data storage
Scale factor: 125
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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.