Definitions for **"Gbit/s"**

Gigabits (thousand million - or strictly 2 to the power 30 - bits) per second.

A digital transmission speed of billions of bits per second.

(megabits or gigabits per second) Units for measuring rate of digital information transfer - a megabit per second is a rate of one million bits per second; a gigabit, one thousand million bits. New optical fibre technologies can transfer information at the rate of one thousand gigabits, or one terabit, per second.