# kbps to Mbps - 1 kbps to Mbps Conversion

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1 kbps =0.001 Mbps
( Equal to 1E-3 Mbps )
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Below chart table shows the amount of data that can be transferred at a constant speed of 1 kbps in various time frames.
Transfer RateAmount of Data can be transferred
@ 1 kbpsin 1 Second0.001 Megabits
in 1 Minute0.06 Megabits
in 1 Hour3.6 Megabits
in 1 Day86.4 Megabits

## Kilobits per Second (kbps) to Megabits per Second (Mbps) Conversion - Formula & Steps

The kbps to Mbps Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data rates from Kilobits per Second (kbps) to Megabits per Second (Mbps). 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 (Kilobit) and target (Megabit) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1000 bits
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Equal to 1000^2 bits
(Decimal Unit)

The conversion diagram provided below offers a visual representation to help you better grasp the steps involved in calculating Kilobit to Megabit in a simplified manner.

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Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Kilobits per Second (kbps) to Megabits per Second (Mbps) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Mbps = kbps ÷ 1000

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Kilobits per Second (kbps) to Megabits per Second (Mbps). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.

FORMULA

Megabits per Second = Kilobits per Second ÷ 1000

STEP 1

Megabits per Second = Kilobits per Second x (1 ÷ 1000)

STEP 2

Megabits per Second = Kilobits per Second x 0.001

By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Kilobits per Second (kbps) to Megabits per Second (Mbps) can be processed as outlined below.

1. = 1 ÷ 1000
2. = 1 x (1 ÷ 1000)
3. = 1 x 0.001
4. = 0.001
5. i.e. 1 kbps is equal to 0.001 Mbps.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

### Unit Definitions

#### What is Kilobit ?

A Kilobit (kb or kbit) is a decimal 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.

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#### What is Megabit ?

A Megabit (Mb or Mbit) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000 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 mebibit (Mibit) is used instead.

## Excel Formula to convert from Kilobits per Second (kbps) to Megabits per Second (Mbps)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Kilobits per Second (kbps) to Megabits per Second (Mbps).

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1 Kilobits per Second (kbps) Megabits per Second (Mbps)
2 1 =A2 * 0.001
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If you want to perform bulk conversion locally in your system, then download and make use of above Excel template.

## Python Code for Kilobits per Second (kbps) to Megabits per Second (Mbps) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Kilobits per Second (kbps) to Kilobits per Second (kbps) in Python.

kilobitsperSecond = int(input("Enter Kilobits per Second: "))
megabitsperSecond = kilobitsperSecond * (1 / 1000)
print("{} Kilobits per Second = {} Megabits per Second".format(kilobitsperSecond,megabitsperSecond))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Kilobits per Second (kbps) as an input. The value of Megabits per Second (Mbps) is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.

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