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A Kb is the unit symbol of kilobit, which is a multiple of unit bits. This unit is used for measuring the amount of data. In short, kilobit is also called kbit.
In the word kilobit, kilo denotes the 1000 or third power of 10, which means 103.
1 kilobit is equivalent to 103 or 1000 bits.
It is used for measuring the data rates in the digital communication circuits. Kilobit is that unit, which is larger than bit (b) and byte (B) and smaller than the unit megabit (Mb). It is also used in measuring the internet speed.

Difference between Kilobit and Kilobyte

Kilobit is a unit which is smaller than the kilobyte. Kilobit is usually used in measuring the data rates, while kilobyte is used to measure the size of files. The Kb is a symbol of kilobit, whereas KB is a symbol of kilobyte.
1 kilobyte = 8 kilobits.

Other data units to kilobit conversion

Following list shows the value of kilobits in other data units:

S. No. Other Units Value in kilobits
1. 1 Bit (b) is equal to 0.001 Kilobits (Kb)
2. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1 Kilobits (Kb)
3. 1 Kibibit (Kibit) is equal to 1.024 Kilobits (Kb)
4. 1 Megabit (Mb) is equal to 1000 Kilobits (Kb)
5. 1 Mebibit (Mibit) is equal to 1048.576 Kilobits (Kb)
6. 1 Gigabit (Gb) is equal to 1000000 Kilobits (Kb)
7. 1 Gibibit (Gibit) is equal to 1073741.824 Kilobits (Kb)
8. 1 Terabit (Tb) is equal to 1e+9 Kilobits (Kb)
9. 1 Tebibit (Tibit) is equal to 1.1+9 Kilobits (Kb)
10. 1 Petabit (Pb) is equal to 1e+12 Kilobits (Kb)
11. 1 Pebibit (Pibit) is equal to 1.1e+12 Kilobits (Kb)
12. 1 exabit (Eb) is equal to 1e+15 Kilobits (Kb)
13. 1 Exbibit (Eibit) is equal to 1.153e+15 Kilobits (Kb)
14. 1 Yobibit (Yibit) is equal to 1.2089258196146e+21 Kilobits (Kb)
15. 1 Nibble is equal to 0.004 Kilobits (Kb)
16. 1 Byte (B) is equal to 0.008 Kilobits (Kb)
17. 1 Kilobyte (KB) is equal to 8 Kilobits (Kb)
18. 1 Kibibyte (KiB) is equal to 8.192 Kilobits (Kb)
19. 1 Megabyte (MB) is equal to 8000 Kilobits (Kb)
20. 1 Mebibyte (MiB) is equal to 8388.608 Kilobits (Kb)
21. 1 Gigabyte (GB) is equal to 8000000 Kilobits (Kb)
22. 1 Gibibyte (GiB) is equal to 8589934.592 Kilobits (Kb)
23. 1 Terabyte (TB) is equal to 8e+9 Kilobits (Kb)
24. 1 Tebibyte (TiB) is equal to 8.796093022208e+9 Kilobits (Kb)
25. 1 Petabyte (PB) is equal to 8e+12 Kilobits (Kb)
26. 1 Pebibyte (PiB) is equal to 9.007199254741e+12 Kilobits (Kb)
27. 1 exabyte (EB) is equal to 8e+15 Kilobits (Kb)
28. 1 Exbibyte (EiB) is equal to 9.2233720368548e+15 Kilobits (Kb)
29. 1 Zettabyte (ZB) is equal to 8e+18 Kilobits (Kb)
30. 1 Yottabyte (YB) is equal to 8e+21 Kilobits (Kb)
31. 1 Yobibyte (YiB) is equal to 9.671406556917e+21 Kilobits (Kb)

Conversion of 1 bit into some common data-storage units

Following list shows the values of data units in 1 bit:

S. No. 1 Kilobit Data units
1. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1000 bits
2. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 125 bytes
3. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1Kilobit (Kb)
4. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 0.9765625 Kibibit (Kibit)
5. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 0.125 Kilobyte (KB)
6. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 0.1220703125 Kibibyte (KiB)
7. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 0.001 Megabit (Mb)
8. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 0.00095367431640625 Mebibit (Mibit)
9. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 0.000125 Megabyte (MB)
10. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 0.00011920928955078 Mebibyte (MiB)
11. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 0.000001 Gigabit (Gb)
12. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 9.3132257461548e-7 Gibibit (Gibit)
13. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1.25e-7 Gigabyte (GB)
14. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1.1641532182693e-7 Gibibyte (GiB)
15. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 9.0949470177293e-10 Tebibit (Tibit)
16. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1e-12 Petabit (Pb)
17. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 8.8817841970013e-13 Pebibit (Pibit)
18. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1.25e-13 Petabyte (PB)
19. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1.1102230246252e-13 Pebibyte (PiB)
20. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1e-15 exabit
21. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 8.673617379884e-16 Exbibit (Eibit)
22. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1.25e-16 exabytes
23. 1 Kilobit (Kb) is equal to 1.0842021724855e-16 Exbibyte (EiB)

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