from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Computer Science One million bits.
- n. Computer Science 1,048,576 (220) bits.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. 106 = 1,000,000 bits or approximately 125,000 bytes (125 kilobytes)
- n. 220 = 1,048,576 bits
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobits or 10^6 (1,000,000) bits
WilletteEchidna: Unfortunately bits can still leave you with a base-10 representation, such as "megabit" or "kilobit."
Terms such as megabit and gigabit are used by the IP community as though they are part of the common vernacular, but they are not.
JMA: These people have been marketing “X megabit” for way too long.
These people have been marketing “X megabit” for way too long.
He added that consumers could still use the product, with lower image quality, at speeds of less than one megabit per second.
It requires a wireless network with at least 1 megabit per second of download speed, and works best with at least 1.5 to 2.0 megabits.
ADN if you want to download no reason why a 99$ account should not get you 50 megabit unlimited, give 9 a month to hollywood and the riaa and tell them to bugger off. make it a law and make the only way they get an increase is by national referendum, WHAT HOLLYWOOD FEAR DEMOCRACY?
A customer who has signed up for an up to 8 megabit per second package can have their speed cut to below 1Mbps.
Virgin Media trials 200 megabit-per-second broadband service with English residents — What will they do with that speed?
Anyone who wants to keep the current 5 megabit upper limit will pay a premium.
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