Enter the value in Megabyte and the tool will provide the Megabit equivalent
- Megabyte is written as Mbyte or sometimes MB
- Megabit is written as Mbit or Mb
Note the small ‘b’ denotes bit while uppercase ‘B’ stands for byte.
How many Megabits in a Megabyte?
- 1 Megabyte = 8 Mbit
- 1 MB = 8 Mb
or there are 8 Megabits in 1 Megabyte.
How many Megabytes in a Megabit?
- 1 Mb = 1/8 MB
- 1 Mb = 0.125 MB
or there are 0.125 Megabytes in 1 Megabit.
Mega denotes 106 or 1 million. It’s used mostly in technology and examples of this are Megasamples, Megahertz.
In the world of finance for example, the equivalent factor of 106 denotes a million dollars. We don’t hear 1 Megadollar!
The unit Megabit (Mb) is equivalent to 1000000 bits.
The unit Megabyte (MB) is equivalent to 1000000 bytes which in turn is equivalent to 8000000 bits.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is 1 Mb smaller than 1 MB?
Yes, 1 Mb (Megabit) is smaller than 1 MB (Megabyte) – in fact it is eight times smaller.
How to convert MB to Mb?
Multiply the number of MB by 8 to get the Mb equivalent or use the calculator on this page.
- Megabyte to Byte
- Megabyte to Kilobyte
- Megabyte to Gigabyte
- Megabyte to Bit
- Megabyte to Kilobit
- Megabyte to Gigabit
A single page view of all the above Megabyte conversions.