Category: Broadband and Internet Glossary

Welcome to our broadband and internet glossary of technical terms. You’ll find brief explanations of terms and jargon relating to internet and broadband technology which may cause confusion.

What is Kilobyte

What is a Kilobit

A kilobit (kb) is 1,024 bits Kilobits (Kb) are smaller than kiloBytes (KB). Kilobits (Kb) are used when referring to data transfer rates (i.e Kilobits per second – Kbps). KiloBytes (KB) are used when...

What is a bit

What is a Bit?

Bit is short for Binary Digit. A bit is the smallest unit of data in computing and digital communications. In simple and relevant terms, computers (and other digital devices) communicate in binary which is...

How to understand ping results

How to read and understand ping results

How to Understand Ping Results The images below are an example of the sort of results that you will receive when you ping an IP address. Ping Results Explained: Reply from: By default, windows...

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How do I ping a device?

How to ping a device To ping an IP, device or website, follow the simple instructions below. Open the command prompt on your Windows PC by clicking on the START menu then type CMD....