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Glossary of Telecom Terms : K

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Kbps or Kbs
See Kilobits per second.

 

Khz
See Kilohertz.

 

Kilobit (K)
A measure, representing 1,000 bits, generally used to express the speed per second of telecommunications services and equipment. A bit is the smallest unit used to express digital information.

 

Kilobits per second (Kbps or Kbs)
A measurement for data transmission. One kilobit per second is one thousand bits per second.

 

Kilohertz (Khz)
Equals 1,000 hertz (1,000 cycles per second).

 

 

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