Megabyte to Megabit Converter

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



???? Mbit to Mbyte


  • 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.

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