is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for commercial INMARSAT-B high speed data leased service to provide up to 200 leased channels per month, for a data rate of up to128 kilobits per second per channel.
What does Kb stand for?
Kb stands for Kilobit (written with lowercase b; 1024 bits)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
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- Kevin Bacon (actor)
- Kew Band
- Kick & Ban
- Kick Buttowski (cartoon character)
- Kickback (aka party)
- Killer Bud (2001 movie)
- Killing Blow (gaming)
- KiloByte (written with uppercase B; 1024 Bytes)
- Kind Bud (marijuana strain)
- King's Bench
- King's Bishop (chess)
- Kings Bay (Georgia)
- Kirby Band (Nichols, NY)
- Kjøbenhavns Boldklub (Denmark)
- Kleinbild (German for 24 mm x 36 mm photographic film format)
- Kleinwort Benson
- Knee Brace (construction/engineering/architecture)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The new service, dubbed FOMA, or ''freedom of mobile multimedia access,'' allows electronic data transmission at between 64 kilobits and 384 kilobits per second -- six to 40 times faster than i-mode mobile phones, enabling users to watch moving images on their mobile phone screens, including of their conversation partners.
3G wireless technology can send a page to a wireless phone at 2,000 kilobits per second, compared to just 144 kilobits per second using second-generation wireless technology.
A typical ISDN line actually contains two digital phone lines, each capable of transmitting 64 kilobits - 64,000 bits of data - every second.
population, in more than 1,180 major metropolitan markets across the nation, can get average download speeds of 400-700 kilobits per second.
The 117F has the capability of a SINCGARS radio, a UHF PRC-113 HaveQuick, and a DAMA radio with satellite communications that go up to 56 kilobits in two different modes," observes Curran.
The uplink typically offers users an average experience of 300 - 500 kilobits per second, bursting to 900 kilobits per second.
The new upload speed of 384 kilobits per second will be available for most new and existing DSL customers by Nov.