What is Gbps (billions of bits per second)? - Definition from WhatIs.com

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Gbps (billions of bits per second)

Part of the Data transmission glossary:

Gbps stands for billions of bits per second and is a measure of bandwidth on a digital data transmission medium such as optical fiber . With slower media and protocols, bandwidth may be in the Mbps (millions of bits or megabits per second) or the Kbps (thousands of bits or kilobits per second) range.

This was last updated in March 2011
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