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transmission rate

The terms transmission rate, data transferrate, data rate, transmission speed and data transfer rate are used synonymously for the amount of data transferred over a transmission medium or between two communication partners in a given time.

The effective transmission rate, effective transmission rate, is specified in the number of bits, bytes, characters, data blocks or frames that are transmitted in a given time interval. This amount of data is specified in bits per second (bit/s, bps) or in kbit/s, Mbit/s, Gbit/s and Tbit/s with the appropriate prefixes.

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Updated at: 07.07.2018
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