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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We have 37 other meanings of Kb in our Acronym Attic
- Kick & Ban
- Kick Buttowski (cartoon character)
- Kickback (aka party)
- Kidz Bop
- Kill Bill (film)
- 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.