A Kilobit (kb or kbit) is a unit of digital information that is equal to 1000 bits. 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 Kibibit (Kibit) is used instead.
|Unit Symbol||kb or kbit|
|Defined Value||10^3 or 1000^1 Bits|
|Value in Bits||1,000|
|Value in Bytes||125|
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