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Megabits/bytes


callingman

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Is there an industry standard for differentiating between megabits and megabytes? e.g. is 10Mb ten megabits or 10 megabytes?

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bremner

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10Mb is 10 megabits

10MB is 10 mega bytes.

Little b = bits

Big B = bytes

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callingman

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Bremner - Cheers

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proudfoot

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1 byte is 8 bits

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rkhan19

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Bremner you are kind of correct but a more accurate answer would be:

10Mb is 1024 megabits
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bremner

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No I am correct because the OP was asking what the letters B and b ment and used the example of 10Mega?

It is also incorrect to say that 10Mb is 1024 megabits

1024 Megabits is 1Gb

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rkhan19

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haha sorry, my mistake I accidently put mb where I should have wrote kb.

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