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(MegaBits or MegaBytes per SECond) One million bits or bytes per second. Mbps is a measurement of peripheral data transfer or network transmission speed. The correct abbreviation is "b" for bits and "B" for bytes; however, "b" and "B" are often interchanged. See space/time, Kbps and Gbps.

Lower case "b" - Mbps, Mb/sec, Mb/s
Megabits per second is used to rate serial data transmission such as Ethernet and Wi-Fi.

Upper case "B" - MB/sec, MB/s
Megabytes per second is used to rate parallel data transfers such as from memory to disk.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27(A) of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21(E) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements related to: the expectation that by 2010, 100 megabit per second (Mbps) connections will be commonplace in Korea, the belief that more person-to-person, business-to-consumer and business-to-business interactions will take place online in an increasingly rich virtual context, that the growing popularity of online interactive games, video conferencing and other rich media applications will further increase last mile capacity requirements, and QRIX's plans to provide scalable high-speed network access to businesses and multi-tenant buildings.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27 (a) of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21 (e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements related to the adoption of MPEG-4 as the next global standard for digital video applications, the carry forward of advances in compression techniques into future MPEG-4 products, the significant advantages of MPEG-4 over existing MPEG-2 technology, broadcast quality digital video with bit-rates under 1 megabit per second, MPEG-4 providing a solid platform for next-generation solutions, and continued enhancement of MPEG-2 products.
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