Definition of megabit
: one million bits
Recent Examples of megabit from the Web
Prices start at $50 a month for fiber Internet cable at speeds up to 100 megabits per second (Mbps) and go to $160 a month for gigabit Internet and 220 channels of TV.
That beats ViaSat’s current baseline plans, which start at 12 megabits per second but have usage caps around 10 gigabits per month.
Less than five years ago, few home customers in the market could buy a hook-up capable of 50 to 100 megabits per second, or a tenth of the bandwidth that Comcast began selling Wednesday.
A gigabit is 1,000 megabits per second, 40 times faster than the federal broadband standard, quick enough to download an entire high-definition movie in 40 seconds.
Son said individual customers will be able to access the Internet at a speed of at least 1 megabit per second, and corporate clients at a speed of 1 gigabit per second.
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MEGABIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of megabit for English Language Learners
computers : one million bits
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