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ter·a·bit

 (tĕr′ə-bĭt′)
n. Computers
1. One trillion bits.
2. 1,099,511,627,776 (240) bits.
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Noun1.terabit - a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
Gbit, gigabit, Gb - a unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits
Pbit, petabit, Pb - a unit of information equal to 1000 terabits or 10^15 bits
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The latest multi-core optical fiber cable utilizes the latest technology with the large capacity data transmission capacity of 80 Tera Bit - per second.
Core networks that transmit signals over long distances utilize low-loss wavelength range to attain maximum transmission capacity of 100 tera bits per second (Tbps) per fiber.
Tokyo, Japan, Sept 29, 2006 - (JCN Newswire) - Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has successfully demonstrated the ultra-large capacity optical transmission of 14 Tera bits per second (Tera is one trillion) over a single 160 km long optical fiber.