Glossary Definition for: Gbps

Gbps stands for gigabit per second and is also often written as Gb/s. A gigagbit is made up of 1,000 megabits.

Computers often have “Gigabit Ethernet” wired networking ports, but gigabit ethernet routers remain somewhat rare.



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The new 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard paves the way for gigabit Wi-Fi over short distances, and the evolution of LTE into LTE-Advanced paves the way for gigabit cellular connections!

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