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Which Is The Greater Speed – 1/.5 Mbps Or 29 Mbps

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 by | Filed Under: Quick Tips
 
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Rose from NYC writes:

Which is the greater data connection speed – 1/.5 Mbps or 29 Mbps?

Mbps stands for Megabits per second. The slash in 1/.5 Mbps stands in for the division symbol. 1 divided by .5 equals 2 Mbps. Of course, for 29Mbps (Megabits per second) is faster than 1/.5 Mbps.

For voice calls you’ll want at least a .1 Mbps connection. For HD video calls over service like Skype, you’ll need at least 1.5 Mbps. To stream movies at top quality, you’ll want at least 5.0 Mbps.

~Joyce

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2 Responses to “Which Is The Greater Speed – 1/.5 Mbps Or 29 Mbps”

  1. Donald Nicholas says:

    Interesting, thanks!

  2. William Lam says:

    In the e-mail, it stated: Mbps stands for Megabytes per second.
    In the essay above, it stated: “Mbps stands for Megabits per second. ”

    Which one is correct?

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