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  • n. One trillion (1012 = 1,000,000,000,000) bits, as opposed to a tebibit. Symbol: Tb.
  • n. 240 bits, a tebibit (Tib). Symbol: Tb

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits

Etymologies

tera- +‎ bit (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "terabit" Ethernet that will perform at speeds of 1,000G.

    Scientific Blogging

  • Alcatel-Lucent's challenging that and looking to grow beyond its 19% share with terabit ASICs for its Service Router 7750 optimized for traffic management and processing of IPTV, WebTV, mobile backhaul and business VPN traffic; and 100Gbps Ethernet interfaces for the edge router.

    Cisco's top 10 rivals

  • Mr. Rattner said the company believes it can use the same technology to reach prices as low as one dollar per connection and achieve much greater speeds up to a terabit, or trillion bits per second.

    Intel Makes Advance in Silicon-Based Lasers

  • He said that they are working on net-generation fiber to get terabit connections laid out and connected to homes.

    NTV Live Panel: The Network Makeover

  • A man from Procket Networks, who believed he had designed the world's leading terabit router in the late 1990s, figured out that just two of them could manage all the data traffic in Asia.

    No Love For Net Processors

  • “Kansai Electric used fibre-optic cables on power-transmitting steel towers to achieve the speed of one terabit per second, which is more than 100 times faster than inter-city data transmissions currently in use, a spokesman said,” according to AFP.

    2-hour movie in 0.5 seconds

  • The other players Bharti and Reliance had not made any significant moves despite have access to terabit scale networks.

    India Broadband Report, April 2, 2005

  • The technique could make it possible to store more than one terabit per square inch... recording speeds of more than one billion bits per second, or gigahertz, are possible, according to the researchers...

    Moore's law and hard disks

  • One terabit per square inch would allow the creation of 7 terabyte drives.

    Archive 2004-03-01

  • That same year, I'll own a computer that runs at 3PHz CPU speed, has a petabyte (a thousand terabytes) of memory, half an exabyte (a billion gigabytes) of hard disk-equivalent storage and connects to the Internet with a bandwidth of a quarter terabit (a trillion binary digits) per second.

    Archive 2004-06-01

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