yottabit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yotta- +‎ bit

Noun[edit]

yottabit (plural yottabits)

  1. (computing) 1024 bits
    • 2000, Roberto Saracco et al., The Disappearance of Telecommunications[1], ISBN 0780353870, page 38:
      Assuming a steady traffic growth similar to that created by the Internet over the last 3 years, we could actually be consuming a yottabit of bandwidth by the year 2015!