Stands for “Gigabits per second”, Gbps is a way of testing just how much information has been sent per second. Gbps is equal to a million bits transmitted per minute.

While latest residential speedy internet connections are commonly measured as a multiple of bits per second, such as megabits per second (Mbit/s). When used to describe data transfer rates, a gigabit equals 1,000,000,000 bits.

Gigabits per second is used to rate high-speed serial data transfers such as with SATA and SAS disk drives or high-speed network transmission such as Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet.

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This character name is alluding to Philo Farnsworth and Vladimir K. Zworykin, who invented the iconoscope. He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2013