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Convert Mbps to KBps, KBps to Mbps

Convert Megabits to Kilobytes (per sec)

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Convert Kilobytes to Megabits (per sec)

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How to convert Megabits to Kilobytes (per sec) : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert Megabits to Kilobytes (per sec)". Enter a value in the Mbps field and click on the "Calculate KBps" button. Your answer will appear in the KBps field.

How to convert Kilobytes to Megabits (per sec) : Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert Kilobytes to Megabits (per sec)". Enter a value in the KBps field and click on the "Calculate Mbps" button. Your answer will appear in the Mbps field.

Conversion Formulas

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from Megabits per second to Kilobytes per second is:

Kilobytes per second = Megabits per second x 125

The formula to convert from Kilobytes per second to Megabits per second is:

Megabits per second = Kilobytes per second x 0.008

Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between Megabits per second (Mbps) and Kilobytes per second (KBps).

Megabits per second to Kilobytes per second Conversion Example

Task: Convert 3 Megabits per second to Kilobytes per second (show work)

Formula:
Mbps x 125 = KBps

Calculations:
3 Mbps x 125 = 375 KBps

Result:
3 Mbps is equal to 375 KBps

Kilobytes per second to Megabits per second Conversion Example

Task: Convert 500 Kilobytes per second to Megabits per second (show work)

Formula:
KBps x 0.008 = Mbps

Calculations:
500 KBps x 0.008 = 4 Mbps

Result:
500 KBps is equal to 4 Mbps

Conversion Tables

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from Megabits per second to Kilobytes per second (Mbps to KBps), or Kilobytes per second to Megabits per second (KBps to Mbps).

Megabits per second to Kilobytes per second Conversion Chart

Megabits per second (Mbps) Kilobytes per second (KBps)
1 Mbps 125 KBps
2 Mbps 250 KBps
3 Mbps 375 KBps
4 Mbps 500 KBps
5 Mbps 625 KBps
6 Mbps 750 KBps
7 Mbps 875 KBps
8 Mbps 1000 KBps
9 Mbps 1125 KBps
10 Mbps 1250 KBps
20 Mbps 2500 KBps
30 Mbps 3750 KBps
40 Mbps 5000 KBps
50 Mbps 6250 KBps

Kilobytes per second to Megabits per second Conversion Chart

Kilobytes per second (KBps) Megabits per second (Mbps)
1 KBps 0.008 Mbps
10 KBps 0.08 Mbps
20 KBps 0.16 Mbps
25 KBps 0.2 Mbps
50 KBps 0.4 Mbps
75 KBps 0.6 Mbps
100 KBps 0.8 Mbps
125 KBps 1 Mbps
150 KBps 1.2 Mbps
200 KBps 1.6 Mbps
250 KBps 2 Mbps
500 KBps 4 Mbps
750 KBps 6 Mbps
1000 KBps 8 Mbps

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between Megabits per second and Kilobytes per second.

What is a Megabit per second (Mbps)?

A Megabit per second is a unit used to measure data transfer rates. It is based on "Decimal multiples of bits" (not to be confused with "Binary multiples of bits"). Since it is based on "Decimal multiples of bits", 1 Megabit per second is equal to 1,000,000 bits per second. The symbol for Megabit per second is Mbps or Mb/s or Mbit/s.

What is a Kilobyte per second (KBps)?

A Kilobyte per second is a unit used to measure data transfer rates. It is based on "Decimal multiples of bits" (not to be confused with "Binary multiples of bits"). Since it is based on "Decimal multiples of bits", 1 Kilobyte per second is equal to 1,000 Bytes per second. The symbol for Kilobyte per second is KBps or KB/s.

Understanding the Data Rate Units

This table provides a summary of the Data Rate units.

Unit Symbol Description
bits per second bps or b/s or bit/s  
Kilobits per second Kbps or kb/s or kbit/s 1 Kbps = 1,000 bps
Megabits per second Mbps or Mb/s or Mbit/s 1 Mbps = 1,000 Kbps
Gigabits per second Gbps or Gb/s or Gbit/s 1 Gbps = 1,000 Mbps
Terabits per second Tbps or Tb/s or Tbit/s 1 Tbps = 1,000 Gbps
Petabits per second Pbps or Pb/s or Pbit/s 1 Pbps = 1,000 Tbps
Bytes per second Bps or B/s 1 Bps = 8 bps
Kilobytes per second KBps or KB/s 1 KBps = 1,000 Bps
Megabytes per second MBps or MB/s 1 MBps = 1,000 KBps
Gigabytes per second GBps or GB/s 1 GBps = 1,000 MBps
Terabytes per second TBps or TB/s 1 TBps = 1,000 GBps
Petabytes per second PBps or PB/s 1 PBps = 1,000 TBps