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Author: Jim Martindale



Note 1:
'Cable' & 'DSL' Speeds vary
between 640 Kbps (Kbits) & 60+ Mbps (Mbits) depending on service


Note 2:
'Satellite' Speeds vary
between 44 Mbps (Mbits) & 10+ Gbps (Gigabits) depending on service


Note 3:
'Wireless' Speeds vary Widely Depending on Carrier




Enter file size:
Wireless CDPD 9.6 years days hours minutes seconds
14,400 bps years days hours minutes seconds
Wireless GSM 19.2 years days hours minutes seconds
28,800 bps years days hours minutes seconds
33,600 bps years days hours minutes seconds
56 Kbps years days hours minutes seconds
64K ISDN years days hours minutes seconds
128K ISDN years days hours minutes seconds
Wireless 144K years days hours minutes seconds
640K-DSL/Cable years days hours minutes seconds
Bluetooth 728K years days hours minutes seconds
T1/DS1, 1.5M-DSL/Cable years days hours minutes seconds
Wireless 2.4M years days hours minutes seconds
Broadband/Power Line 3.0M
& 3.0M-DSL/Cable
years days hours minutes seconds
T2/DS2 6.0M,6.0M-DSL/Cable years days hours minutes seconds
Satellite 24M years days hours minutes seconds
Trans-European 34M years days hours minutes seconds
Ultraband Cable 40M years days hours minutes seconds
T3/DS3 44.7M years days hours minutes seconds
WiMax Wireless 75M years days hours minutes seconds
T4/DS4 years days hours minutes seconds
Ethernet, Satellite &
Optical Wireless or
Free-Space Optics (FSO)
10 Gigabit Ethernet
10 Gigabit FSO
10 Gigabit Satellite
years days hours minutes seconds
100 Gigabit Ethernet years days hours minutes seconds
Fiber Optics
OC-1 years days hours minutes seconds
OC-3 years days hours minutes seconds
OC-9 years days hours minutes seconds
OC-12 years days hours minutes seconds
OC-18 years days hours minutes seconds
OC-24 years days hours minutes seconds
OC-36 years days hours minutes seconds
Fiber Optics
Fiberless Optics/Laser
OC-48 years days hours minutes seconds
OC-192 years days hours minutes seconds
OC-768 years days hours minutes seconds
OC-1536 years days hours minutes seconds
OC-3072 & IBM's 160-Gbps
Optical-transceiver Chipset
years days hours minutes seconds
TERABIT
DWDM - 10Tbps years days hours minutes seconds
Cisco CR-1 - 92Tbps years days hours minutes seconds


Shortened Explanation of Terms

Bandwidth (8 bits = 1 byte)



T1, DS-1 or 1.5-DSL

1.536 Mbps (192,000 bytes per second)


Wireless 2.4M

For more information on
Wireless WI-Fi, Wireless Local Loop (WLL),

Radio In The Loop (RITL), Fixed-Radio Access (FRA) or
Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) see
WI-Fi,
Qualcomm

2.400 Mbps (300,000 bytes per second)


Broadband over Power Line (BPL)
Digital Powerline (DPL)
Broadband Power Line Communications (PLC)


For more information see
Ormazabal, Velatia, Spain,
Broadband Over Power Lines Industry Association
or HomePlug Powerline Alliance

3.0 Mbps + (375,000 bytes per second)


T2 or DS-2

6.144 Mbps (768,000 bytes per second)


Satellite - Commercial

24.00256 Mbps (3,000,320 bytes per second)


Trans-European TEN-34

34.08 Mbps (4,250,000 bytes per second)


Ultraband Cable

40.0 Mbps (5,000,000 bytes per second)


T3 or DS-3

44.736 Mbps (5,592,000 bytes per second)


WiMax Broadband Wireless

75.00 Mbps + (9,375,000 bytes per second)


T4 or DS-4

274.176 Mbps (34,272,000 bytes per second)



ETHERNET, FSO & Satellite

10 Gigabit Ethernet
10 Optical Wireless or Free-Space Optics (FSO)
10 Gigabit Satellite

For definition see Webopedia's 10 Gigabit Ethernet

For Satellite see
"KIZUNA" Satellite - Japan Aerospance Exploration Agency (JAXA)

9.953 Gbps or 9953.28 Mbps (1,244,000,000 bytes per second)


100 Gigabit Ethernet

For definition see Wikipedia 100 Gigabit Ethernet

99.532 Gbps or 9953.28 Mbps (12,440,000,000 bytes per second)



OPTICAL CARRIER

For Definition of Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) see
Wikipedia
SONET Standards including Bit Rate, SDH Signal, SONET Capacity & SDH Capacity



OC-1

(1 DS-3, 28 DS-1, 672 DS-0)
51.84 Mbps (6,480,000 bytes per second)


OC-3

(3 DS-3, 84 DS-1, 2016 DS-0)
155.52 Mbps (19,440,000 bytes per second)


OC-9

(9 DS-3, 252 DS-1, 6048 DS-0)
466.56 Mbps (58,320,000 bytes per second)


OC-12

(2 DS-3, 336 DS-1, 8064 DS-0)
622.08 Mbps (77,760,000 bytes per second)


OC-18

(18 DS-3, 504 DS-1, 12096 DS-0)
933.12 Mbps (116,640,000 bytes per second)


Gigabit Optical Networks


OC-28

(4 DS-3, 672 DS-1, 16.128 DS-0)
1.244 Gbps or 1244.16 Mbps (155,520,000 bytes per second)


OC-36

(36 DS-3, 1008 DS-1, 24,192 DS-0)
1.866 Gbps or 1866.24 Mbps (233,280,000 bytes per second)


OC-48

(344 DS-1, 32,256 DS-0)
2.488 Gbps or 2488.32 Mbps (311,000,000 bytes per second)


OC-192

(192 DS-3, 5376 DS-1,129,024 DS-0)
9.953 Gbps or 9953.28 Mbps (1,244,000,000 bytes per second)


OC-768

40 Gbps or 40000 Mbps (5,000,000,000 bytes per second)


OC-1536
80 Gbps or 80000 Mbps (10,000,000,000 bytes per second)


OC-3072
&
IBM's Optical-transceiver Chipset


160 Gbps or 160000 Mbps (20,000,000,000 bytes per second)



Terabit Optical Networks


DWDM
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing


10 Tbps


Cisco CRS-1

92 Tbps

For more information see
Cisco Carrier Routing System



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