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gig·a·bit

 (gĭg′ə-bĭt′, jĭg′-)
n. Computers
1. One billion bits.
2. 1,073,741,824 (230) bits.

gigabit

(ˈɡɪɡəˌbɪt; ˈɡaɪɡəˌbɪt)
n
(Computer Science) computing one million bits
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gigabit - a unit of information equal to 1000 megabits or 10^9 (1,000,000,000) bits
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
Mb, Mbit, megabit - a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobits or 10^6 (1,000,000) bits
Tbit, terabit, Tb - a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits
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Atlantic Broadband, the nation's ninth largest cable operator, has announced a major expansion of its Gigabit Internet deployment for homes and businesses, the company said.
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Operators are continuing to evolve their LTE networks on the road to 5G, and an important milestone on this journey is achieving Gigabit speeds in live networks.
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Gigabit LTE is basically 4G LTE on steroids - not just the ordinary kind, but something that would make it nearly 18 times faster than its usual self.
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