Enter the value in Megabyte and the tool will provide the Kilobit equivalent

🔁 kbit to Mbyte

**Notation**

- Megabyte is written as Mbyte or sometimes MB
- Kilobit is written as kbit or kb

*Note the small ‘b’ denotes bit while uppercase ‘B’ stands for byte. *

**How many Kilobits in a Megabyte?**

- 1 Megabyte = 8 Mbit
- 8 Mbit = 8000 kilobits

Therefore,

- 1 MB = 8000 kb

or there are 8000 kilobits in 1 Megabyte.

**How many Megabytes in a Kilobit?**

- 1 kb = 0.001 Mb
- 1 Mb = 0.125 MB

Therefore,

- 1 kb = 0.000125 MB

or there are 0.000125 Megabytes in 1 kilobit.

**Background**

The unit **kilobit** (kb) is equivalent to 1000 bits. It should not be confused with kilobyte which is equivalent to 8000 bits.

The unit **Megabyte** (MB) is equivalent to 1000000 bytes which in turn is equivalent to 8000000 bits or 8000 kilobits.

**Frequently Asked Questions**

**Is 1 kb smaller than 1 MB?**

Yes, 1 kb (kilobit) is smaller than 1 MB (Megabyte). kilo implies multiplication by 1000, while Mega denotes multiplication by 1000,000.

**How to convert MB to kb?**

Divide the number of MB by 8000 to get the kb equivalent.

**Related Calculators**

- Megabyte to Byte
- Megabyte to Kilobyte
- Megabyte to Gigabyte
- Megabyte to Bit
- Megabyte to Kilobit
- Megabyte to Megabit
- Megabyte to Gigabit

A single page view of all the above Megabyte conversions.