Definition of kilobit
1 : 1000 bits
2 : 1024 bits
Recent Examples of kilobit from the Web
LTE-M only allows for a trickle of data — about 386 kilobits a second, compared to 100 megabits a second or more for the latest versions of LTE.
On the broadband network, the oversubscription means that one megabit-per-second connection to the internet is enough to serve 40 DSL accounts, each at a maximum speed of 768 kilobits per second, typical for low-end DSL.
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Origin and Etymology of kilobit
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1961See Words from the same year
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