Bandwidth is a measure of the speed of digital data transfer in one second, having units of bits per secon (bps). The digital data unit can be bit, Kilo bit, Mega bit, Giga bit, Tera bit and so on. The term bandwidth itself is more commonly encountered at the speed of internet data transfer, this is due to ad campaign by the operator who introduced the term Kbps / Kilo bits per secon. However, this can also be found in data transfer between storage media such as Flashdisk, SD Memory Card speed, and all computing devices.
Bandwidth is something to calculate the rate of data transfer calculated in units of bits / sec or usually called bits per second (bps). In internet networks such as between servers and clients, mobile phone signals and operator signals, etc. in a given time. Bandwidth can also be interpreted as the maximum capacity of a communication path used to transfer data in seconds. For example, when a carrier declares giving internet access up to 10Mbps it means no more speed than that but it can be lower than that, this is because signal strength, noise / signal pollution from other signals, etc.
Difference bits And Bytes
Sometimes a person is often misinterpreted between bits and Bytes, for example a promo advertisement on the internet that states internet speed of 10Mbps, it is not 10 Mega Byte per second, but 10 Mega bits per second. While bit and Byte are different. Terms like these often make us confused. Before discussed at length, short bits and Bytes are not equal, 1 Byte is formed over 8 bits / 1 Byte = 8 bits.
Usually the Byte is denoted by a large 'B', while the bit is denoted by a small 'b'. So the uppercase means a Byte or a larger unit, while smaller letters means bits or smaller units. Usually transfer speed is expressed in bit form, while data storage capacity is usually expressed in Byte form.
Definition of Digital Bandwidth And Analog
What is digital and analog bandwidth? In a computer network bandwidth is divided into two kinds of digital and analogue bandwidth and the explanation below:
Digital bandwidth is the volume or number of data (in units of bps or bits per second) that can be transmitted through a communication channel without distortion.
Analog bandwidth is a difference between the lowest frequency and the highest frequency in a frequency range measured in units of Hertz (Hz) that can determine the amount of information or data that can be transmitted in a moment.