Computer Acronyms


The transmission capacity of a computer channel, communications line or bus. It is expressed in cycles per second [Hz], and also is often stated in bits or bytes per second. A measure of the amount of data that can be sent through a network connection from your computer to your server and back again in a fixed amount of time. It is measured in BPS (bits per second). A 56k modem transmits 56,000 BPS.

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