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megabit

[′meg·ə‚bit]
(computer science)
A unit of information content equal to 1,048,576 (1024 × 1024) bits. Abbreviated Mbit.

megabit

One million bits. Also Mb, Mbit and M-bit. See mega, space/time and never say.
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The proportionally greater change to bandwidth than to the pricing means that the cost per megabit of an entry level cable subscription has fallen by over 32%, versus a 25% fall for DSL with fibre remaining static.
For homes, connections come in two types - Premium, featuring unlimited free local landline calls and a two megabits connection and home featuring 10 hours of free local landline calls and speeds from 256Kbps to 1Mbps.
The fourth package provides 4 megabit, 1 free download with 10 gigabit, value-added service, 5 free e-mails combat viruses program and unwanted e-mails (spam) with monthly rent of RO29 per month.
Members of the WS family can be combined with MirrorBit devices such as MirrorBit ORNAND, bringing a full range of densities for code and data storage, from 64 megabits to 3 Gigabit.
Using ADC's new Megabit Modems, a standard copper line is capable of achieving speeds of up to 7.552 Mbps downstream and 928 kbps upstream over distances reaching beyond a mile.
- An intensive training camp for U S WEST Strategic Agent sales and support staff on MegaBit Services from U S WEST.
The number of networks using shared 10 megabit per second Ethernet--where each computer contends for bandwidth with every other computer connected to its hub--is shrinking, he says.
The same applies to capping - only at wholesale level - at 1 the fee for one megabit of downloaded data.
Unlike traditional data pricing models, MCI's Ethernet services are sold on a per megabit basis, meaning the customer only pays for what they need.
Forrest anticipates that an array of polymer memory cells on a 1-millimeter-square chip could store 1 megabit of information.
Industry experts agree that it requires roughly IMHz of modern processor operation for every 1 megabit of TCP/IP data that is being moved.
has received DDR2 component validation for its 512 Megabit DDR SDRAM devices.