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

**Notation**

- 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.

**Background**

Mega denotes 10^{6 }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 10^{6} 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.

**Related Calculators**

- 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.