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gigabit

[′gig·ə‚bit]
(communications)
One billion bits, or 1,000,000,000 bits.

gigabit

(unit)
2^30 bits, 1,073,741,824 bits.

See prefix.

gigabit

One billion bits. Also Gb, Gbit and G-bit. See giga, space/time and never say.
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This attenuation introduces inter-symbol interference (ISI) at giga-bit data rates--closing the symbol "eye" that defines the data transmission.
This simplifies constructing optical transmission systems of varying transmission speeds, such as Fast Ethernet, SONET4 STM-1/SDH5 OC-3, STM-4/OC-12, Giga-bit Ethernet, Fibre Channel, STM-16/OC-48, and OTN-1.
These LVDS SerDes IPs are new additions to Mixel's existing family of SerDes products which includes 2nd generation, high performance, Giga-bit SerDes technology supporting a wide range of applications such as XAUI, SATA, PCI-Express, Fibre Channel, SONET-OIF, and backplane.
Triware Networld Systems worked with SFCM's internal IT staff and the campus' builders designing and installing its new network which includes a state-of-the-art Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN) using Hewlett Packard's latest layer 3 switches with over 12 subnets and the ability to support several hundreds of devices running at giga-bit speed.
Modacom's Giga-bit routers, u-Road series, which supports IPv4 and IPv6 with QoS, mobility, and security functionalities, are expected to make their appearance this September in Korea's BcN (Broadband Convergence Network) project.