Internet Connection Speed Chart

Internet Technology Data Rate (per second) Data Rate (per second) Data Rate (per second) Data Rate (per second)
28.8K Modem 28.8 Kbps 28,800 Bits 3,600 Bytes 3.5 Kilobytes
36.6K Modem 36.6 Kbps 36,600 Bits 4,575 Bytes 4.4 Kilobytes
56K Modem 56 Kbps 56,000 Bits 7,000 Bytes 6.8 Kilobytes
ISDN 128 Kbps 128,000 Bits 16,000 Bytes 15 Kilobytes
T1 1.544 Mbps 1,544,000 Bits 193,000 Bytes 188 Kilobytes
DSL 512 Kbps to 8 Mbps 8,000,000 Bits 1,000,000 Bytes 976 Kilobytes
Cable Modem 512 Kbps to 52 Mbps 53,000,000 Bits 6,625,000 Bytes 6,469 Kilobytes (6.3MB/sec)
T3 44.736 Mbps 44,736,000 Bits 5,592,000 Bytes 5,460 Kilobytes (5.3MB/sec)
Gigabit Ethernet 1 Gbps 1,000,000,000 Bits 125,000,000 Bytes 122,070 Kilobytes (119MB/sec)
OC-256 13.271 Gbps 13,271,000,000 Bits 1,658,875,000 Bytes 1,619,995 Kilobytes (1.5GB/sec)