Byte to Gbit → CONVERT Bytes to Gigabits

info 1 Byte is equal to 0.000000008 Gbit
Byte --to--> Gigabit (decimal)

Byte (B) Versus Gigabit (Gbit) - Comparison

Bytes and Gigabits are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate.

Bytes is one of the very "basic" digital unit where as Gigabits is a "decimal" unit. One Byte is equal to 8 bits. One Gigabit is equal to 1000^3 bits. There are 125,000,000 Byte in one Gigabit. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Byte Gigabit
Unit Symbol B Gb or Gbit
Standard basic decimal
Defined Value 8 bits 10^9 or 1000^3 Bits
Value in Bits 8 1,000,000,000
Value in Bytes 1 125,000,000

Byte (B) to Gigabit (Gbit) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Byte (B) to Gigabit (Gbit) Conversion Image

The Byte to Gbit Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Byte (B) to Gigabit (Gbit). Let's delve into a thorough analysis of the formula and steps involved.

Outlined below is a comprehensive overview of the key attributes associated with both the source (Byte) and target (Gigabit) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 8 bits
(Basic Unit)
Equal to 1000^3 bits
(Decimal Unit)

The formula for converting the Byte (B) to Gigabit (Gbit) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Gbit = Byte x 8 ÷ 10003

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Byte (B) to Gigabit (Gbit). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.


Gigabits = Bytes x 8 ÷ 10003


Gigabits = Bytes x 8 ÷ (1000x1000x1000)


Gigabits = Bytes x 8 ÷ 1000000000


Gigabits = Bytes x 0.000000008


Example : By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Byte (B) to Gigabit (Gbit) can be processed as outlined below.

  1. = 1 x 8 ÷ 10003
  2. = 1 x 8 ÷ (1000x1000x1000)
  3. = 1 x 8 ÷ 1000000000
  4. = 1 x 0.000000008
  5. = 0.000000008
  6. i.e. 1 Byte is equal to 0.000000008 Gbit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Bytes to Gigabits using any of the programming language such as Java, Python, or Powershell.

Unit Definitions

What is Byte ?

A Byte is a unit of digital information that typically consists of 8 bits and can represent a wide range of values such as characters, binary data and it is widely used in the digital world to measure the data size and data transfer speed.
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What is Gigabit ?

A Gigabit (Gb or Gbit) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000,000 bits and it is commonly used to express data transfer speeds, such as the speed of an internet connection and to measure the size of a file. In the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of gibibit (Gibit) is used instead.
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Excel Formula to convert from Byte (B) to Gigabit (Gbit)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Byte (B) to Gigabit (Gbit).

  A B C
1 Byte (B) Gigabit (Gbit)  
2 1 =A2 * 0.000000008  

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Python Code for Byte (B) to Gigabit (Gbit) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Byte (B) to Byte (B) in Python.

bytes = int(input("Enter Bytes: "))
gigabits = bytes * 8 / (1000*1000*1000)
print("{} Bytes = {} Gigabits".format(bytes,gigabits))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Byte (B) as an input. The value of Gigabit (Gbit) is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Gigabits(Gbit) are there in a Byte?expand_more

There are 0.000000008 Gigabits in a Byte.

What is the formula to convert Byte to Gigabit(Gbit)?expand_more

Use the formula Gbit = Byte x 8 / 10003 to convert Byte to Gigabit.

How many Bytes are there in a Gigabit(Gbit)?expand_more

There are 125000000 Bytes in a Gigabit.

What is the formula to convert Gigabit(Gbit) to Byte?expand_more

Use the formula Byte = Gbit x 10003 / 8 to convert Gigabit to Byte.

Which is bigger, Gigabit(Gbit) or Byte?expand_more

Gigabit is bigger than Byte. One Gigabit contains 125000000 Bytes.

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