Kilo Bytes Per Second vs. Kilo Bits Per Second (KBps vs. kbps)

This post tries to clarify the confusion that many have regarding KBps and kbps (I was one too)

Measure of file size: KBps
Measure of data transfer speeds: kbps

Internet connectivity
Download speed (approx.(
256 kbps
31.3 KBps
384 kbps
46.9 KBps
512 kbps
62.5 KBps
768 kbps
93.8 KBps
1 mbps ~ 1000kbps
122.1 KBps

*Download speed is approximate because they will vary due to network signal loss, computer hardware overheads,…