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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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The Gigabit speed expansion is occurring at a time when homes and workplaces increasingly require internet with the capacity and performance to power the growing number of devices and applications customers rely on every day.
Gigabit speed Internet has launched in the company's Eastern Pennsylvania service area, with additional launches planned throughout the year in Western Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.
The long-range gigabit PoE+ switches are fanless and wall mountable with a sturdy metal enclosure.
"We have accomplished our initial goal to kick off the gigabit conversation and generate excitement around the possibility of faster internet speed on the peninsula," Home Telecom CEO William Helmly said in the release.
In Swisscom shops across Switzerland, gigabit speeds were achieved by the EricssonRadio Dot System,withcarrier aggregation over 3 LTE frequency bands, 4x4 MIMO and 256QAM, delivering up to 1.2Gbps in downlink capacity.
Typical Fiber to the Distribution Point (FTTdp) or Building (FTTB) solutions extend fiber services by 50 -100m, however with ADTRAN's new Gigabit-to-the-Basement (GTTB) solution, gigabit services can be extended out to 650m from where the fiber ends.
Working closely with Ericsson, Telstra, Australia's leading mobile network operator, was the first to officially achieve gigabit speeds and launch a commercial Gigabit LTE network using their licensed spectrum at the start of the year.
The analysis shows that the United States has the highest number of people with access to gigabit internet (56.4 million) with a population coverage of 17 per cent.Singapore currently has the highest proportion of citizens with gigabit internet availability at 95 per cent.
Having Gigabit LTE would open the doors to express data downloads.
High Availability Physical stacks can be created through one or two 10 Gigabit SFP+ slots to implement fault- tolerant networks; up to four units or 112 Gigabit ports can be configured as a stack and managed as a single switch using optional direct-attach cables or transceivers; stacking topology under the ring architecture provides high-redundancy in case one of the stacking links fails; active-standby power redundancy triggers backup power supply in the event of main power supply failure.
We're delivering on our promise to make Nashville customers among the first in the world to enjoy this new Gigabit technology, said Comcast Regional SVP Doug Guthrie.
has expanded its high- performance Neutron Series Distributed Network Management Solution with the launch of three new Gigabit Managed Smart Switches at HiTec New Orleans 2016 (Booth #1626).