What is Transfer Rate?

July 11, 2022

The transfer rate (also called transfer speed or transmission speed) is a metric that describes data travel speed. The transfer rate is calculated by dividing the total amount of data sent by the total amount of time the data traveled (S = A ÷ T) and is expressed in kilobits, megabits, or gigabits per second.

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