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What does B/SEC stand for?

B/SEC stands for Bits Per Second

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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Kenneth Letherman JS: Communications speeds are usually given in bits per second because bits are what the communications company is supplying.
The network enables a wide range of private communications services including wide area LANs, hosted thin-client server applications, storage area networking, and IP streaming of broadcast TV content, as well as Internet access at speeds starting at 100 million bits per second.
The speed of modems is not increasing rapidly - it has risen by more than eightfold, from 300 baud (bits per second) to 28,800 baud, in the past 12 years - but interest in the Web encourages telecommunication companies to invest in and develop faster digital access, with communication protocols such as ISDN ( about $30-40 per month in urban areas), switched 56 kilobit (56,000 bits per second) dedicated lines, cable modems, and faster digital line signaling protocols (ADSL) that promise to carry data at millions of bits per second over standard twisted pair copper wires we already use for telephone calls.