bits per second


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Noun1.bits per second - (computer science) the rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem)bits per second - (computer science) the rate at which data is transferred (as by a modem)
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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Their old network consisted of buffered teletypewriters and leased lines linked at 300 bits per second. They replaced the TTYs with a minicomputer and remote PCs and updated the dedicated network with New York telephone's Intellipath CO LAN service.
For SMEs and voluntary organisations who require faster connections, the WDA's Broadband Support Scheme provides similar help for links over 1Mbps (one than one million bits per second).
It is fully compatible with the CCITT V.32 standard for 9600 bits per second (bps) communications and the CCITT V.42 bis standard for error correction and data compression.
It generally can achieve speeds of 19,200 bits per second and distances of 2,000 feet.
Its SAND switch fabric can scale up from 10G bps (bits per second) to 100Tbps in total capacity and support individual ports with speeds up to 100-Gigabit Ethernet, according to the company's Web site.
We currently offer 3.7G network with a speed of 7.2 millions of bits per second (mbps) and set to offer 14 mbps in the second quarter.
The modulator's switching speed is fast enough to generate more than a billion data bits per second, which is 50 times fast as any previous silicon-based modulator.
An ATM switch can handle data, graphics, voice and video at the same time, at line speeds from 45 million bits per second to 600 million bits per second.
At the speed of a 9,600 baud (bits per second) modem, which is the rate-limiting step for most wide-area networks sending data to physicians' offices, the results of a serum potassium measurement will cross over the network in less than 0.0042 seconds.
A fax machine's transmission speed is measured in bits per second (bps), the number of characters transmitted per second.
Using a system integrated by GTE ImageSpan, Columbia University and The Library of Congress recently tested an image-based system that sends high-quality images at speeds as high as 1.5 million bits per second (Mbps).