Bandwidth Indicates the speed at which data are transferred using a particular network medium. It is measured in bits per second (bps). kbps (one kilobit per second or 1000 bps; a modem operates at up to 56.6 kbps). Mbps (one megabit per second or 1 000 000 bps; company networks operate at 10 or more Mbps). Gbps (one gigabit per second or 1 000 000 000 bps; fibre-optic or satellite links operate at Gbps).

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