megabit megabit  /ˈmɛ ɡə bɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobits or 10^6 (1,000,000) bits

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Few capitalistic ventures can rival the return on invest ment of a movie megabit, and National Lampoon's Animal House is, in more ways than one, a gross example.
  2. That's a buzz kill the Roku folks say it can happen when your broadband speed drops below 1 megabit per second.
  3. The Roku folks say that can happen when your broadband speed drops below 1 megabit per second.

News

  • Net speeds need to be higher for future TV

    Q: When you wrote about "Which TV system for the digital age" last Sunday, I still had questions. You suggested getting an Internet connection with a download speed of 10 to 15 megabits. Do I really need a connection that fast, and where can I get it?
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Star

Quotes

  1. "Just the other day Mr Rudd said in the clearest of terms that what he would do was to chuck $4.7 billion of taxpayers' money at a 12 megabit per second fibre roll out," Senator Coonan said. "Obviously the Labor Party is going to fall very...
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Helen Coonan Source: The West Australian

  2. "Those figures measure only the take-up of entry-level broadband (256 kbps), which hides Australia's even worse performance in the take-up of multi-megabit broadband caused by the country's antiquated broadband infrastructure," Mr Conroy says.
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Stephen Conroy Source: The Age

  3. "I would argue that the 'telecom industry' as we knew it is history," Seidenberg said. "In its place will be the 'broadband industry' made up of new, super-fast, multi-megabit networks that can deliver video, data and voice in entirely new...
    on May 12, 2004 By: Ivan Seidenberg Source: InternetNews.com

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