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What are Mbps, kbps and Gbps?

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Internet speeds are measured by the volume of information you can download and upload per second while you are on the Internet. How much content you can upload or download is measured in “bits”. Gbps stands for Gigabits per second. A Gigabit is 1000 megabits. Mbps stands for Megabits per second. A Megabit is 1 million bits. Kbps is short for kilobits per second. A kilobit is 1,000 bits per second. The greater the size of your network, the faster your network is able to transmit large pieces of data and information.

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