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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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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.
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.