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giga bit per second (Gbps)

Gigabit per second, Gbit/s or Gbps, is a dimension for transmission speed. It is a data rate of `10^3` Mbit/s, `10^6` kbit/s or `10^9` bit/s, i.e. 1,000,000,000 bit/s. The next higher data rates are given in terabits per second (Tbit/s), the lower ones in megabits per second (Mbit/s).

Bit per second and its prefixes

Bit per second and its prefixes

The abbreviation Gbit/s is mainly used in Europe, the abbreviation Gbps in Anglo-Saxon countries.

Englisch: giga bit per second - Gbps
Updated at: 22.01.2022
#Words: 73
Links: second (s), transmission speed, data rate,
Translations: DE

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