Why Do We Use Bits to Measure Internet Speed but Bytes to Measure Data? | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

Have you ever wondered why internet speed is measured in bits per second, but the data itself is measured in bytes? Why is this? Wouldn’t it make more sense if we used the same unit of measurement for both data speed and data volume?

Source: Why Do We Use Bits to Measure Internet Speed but Bytes to Measure Data? | NCTA — The Internet & Television Association

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