effective transmission rate


effective transmission rate: The rate at which information is processed by a transmission facility. Note 1: The effective transmission rate is calculated as (a) the measured number of units of data, such as bits, characters, blocks, or frames, transmitted during a significant measurement time interval divided by (b) the measurement time interval. Note 2: The effective transmission rate is usually expressed as a number of units of data per unit time, such as bits per second or characters per second. (188) Synonyms average rate of transmission, effective speed of transmission.


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