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## anyone have the equation to convert MBps to Mbps and vice versa

### #1mikeloeven

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 06:32 PM

if someone has an equation to convert the infamous Mbps into MBps i would be very greatfull i am working with an account specilist on internet service and i need a way to quickly tranlate the stupid little number games they play into a standardized speed

### #2sari

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 07:09 PM

How about a little online conversion calculator?

http://www.unitconversion.org/data-storage...conversion.html

### #3mikeloeven

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Posted 18 May 2010 - 07:15 PM

now i am ticked off i am only getting 1.5 megabytes down and by my contract i should be getting 2
thanks sari now i have to rip my isp a new one

### #4Eric001

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Posted 26 June 2010 - 12:31 PM

MBps = Megabytes per Second
Mbps = Megabits per Second

There are 8 bits in a byte. To convert Mb (bits) into MB (bytes) divide by 8. Conversely, to convert MB into Mb multiply by 8.
Mb / 8 = MB
MB * 8 = Mb