Data Rate

1. The maximum number of bits of information which can be transmitted per second, as in a data transmission link; typically expressed as megabits per second (Mb/s). 2. Also Data Transmission Rate. The number of bits of information sent per second in a Data Communications transmission system. It is generally expressed in Bits Per Second, BPS. This may or may not be equal to the Baud rate.

Related Terms
Baud Rate,   BER Bit Error Rate,   Bit Error Rate (BER),   Bit Rate,   Data,   Data Bus,   Data Communications,   Data Compression,   Data Dependent Jitter,   Data Frame,  

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