Network Transmission Speeds
Transmission   Theoretical   Estimated * Estimated * Estimated * Estimated * Estimated * Estimated * Estimated * Estimated *
Type Level Mb /s Mb /s MB /s MB /m GB /m GB / hr TB / hr GB /Day TB /Day
Optical Carrier OC-1 51.8 44.1 5.5 330.5 0.3 19.4 0.02 464.7 0.5
Optical Carrier OC-2 103.7 88.1 11.0 661.0 0.6 38.7 0.04 929.5 0.9
Optical Carrier OC-3 155.5 132.2 16.5 991.4 1.0 58.1 0.06 1,394.2 1.4
Optical Carrier OC-4 207.4 176.3 22.0 1,321.9 1.3 77.5 0.08 1,859.0 1.8
Optical Carrier OC-9 466.6 396.6 49.6 2,974.3 2.9 174.3 0.17 4,182.6 4.1
Optical Carrier OC-12 622.1 528.8 66.1 3,965.8 3.9 232.4 0.23 5,576.9 5.4
Optical Carrier OC-18 933.1 793.2 99.1 5,948.6 5.8 348.6 0.34 8,365.3 8.2
Optical Carrier OC-24 1,244.2 1,057.5 132.2 7,931.5 7.7 464.7 0.45 11,153.7 10.9
Optical Carrier OC-36 1,866.2 1,586.3 198.3 11,897.3 11.6 697.1 0.68 16,730.6 16.3
Optical Carrier OC-48 2,488.3 2,115.1 264.4 15,863.0 15.5 929.5 0.91 22,307.4 21.8
Optical Carrier OC-96 4,976.0 4,229.6 528.7 31,722.0 31.0 1,858.7 1.82 44,609.1 43.6
Optical Carrier OC-192 9,953.0 8,460.1 1,057.5 63,450.4 62.0 3,717.8 3.63 89,227.1 87.1
Optical Carrier OC-256 13,219.0 11,236.2 1,404.5 84,271.1 82.3 4,937.8 4.82 118,506.3 115.7
Optical Carrier OC-768 52,877.0 44,945.5 5,618.2 337,090.9 329.2 19,751.4 19.29 474,034.0 462.9
                     
Digital Service DS-0 0.064 0.1 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.6 0.0
Digital Service DS-1 1.533 1.3 0.2 9.8 0.0 0.6 0.00 13.7 0.0
Digital Service DS-1C 3.152 2.7 0.3 20.1 0.0 1.2 0.00 28.3 0.0
Digital Service DS-2 6.312 5.4 0.7 40.2 0.0 2.4 0.00 56.6 0.1
Digital Service DS-3 44.736 38.0 4.8 285.2 0.3 16.7 0.02 401.1 0.4
Digital Service DS-4 274.176 233.0 29.1 1,747.9 1.7 102.4 0.10 2,457.9 2.4
                     
Transmission Service T-1 1.544 1.3 0.2 9.8 0.0 0.6 0.00 13.8 0.0
Transmission Service T-3 45 38.3 4.8 286.9 0.3 16.8 0.02 403.4 0.4
Transmission Service T-4 274.176 233.0 29.1 1,747.9 1.7 102.4 0.10 2,457.9 2.4
                     
Met. Area Network GigaMan 1000 850.0 106.3 6,375.0 6.2 373.5 0.36 8,964.8 8.8