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bits per second

A benchmark for speed of data transmission. The state of the art in the late 1990s was 56 kbit/s. The current broadband speeds range up to 2,488,000 kbit/s.
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Cheung of Bellcom's Holmdel facility have shown that LEDs of both the surface-emitting and edge-emitting variety can produce enough power to send a signal of 140 million bits per second (a technologically reasonable rate) over several kilometers of fiber.
37 trillion bitkilometers per second, in taking a signal of 20 billion bits per second over a fiber 68.
WISTOM's high-performance filter continuously scans the optical network layer at over 300 million bits per second (or 8 times faster than the super sonic speed of an F16 fighter jet), making it possible to perform protection switching in under 10 milliseconds, while generating a precise depiction of the optical layer in the form of a data stream.
Milstar I satellites currently on-orbit are equipped with a UHF and Low Data Rate payload, which transmits information at rates between 75 and 2,400 bits per second.
This helps demonstrate 1GbE link aggregation throughput and measurement of the real bits per second throughput of a 10GbE interswitch link.
Intel's Gigabit Ethernet adapters, the Intel(R) PRO/1000 T Desktop Adapter and the Intel(R) PRO/1000 XT Server Adapter, allow data to travel over a network at one billion bits per second (or 1,000 Mbps) and help solve network bottlenecks created by bandwidth-intensive applications, such as data warehousing, IP storage and video streaming.
The first implementation of this technology transfers data at 240 bits per second.