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Mb/s - Megabits per second.

Megabit - One million bits.

Megabyte - 1,000,000 bytes, or 1,000 kilobytes (see Byte).

Moving Pictures Experts Group (MPEG) - A committee formed by the ISO to set stan-dards for digital compression of full-motion video. Also stands for the digital compression standard created by this committee.

MPEG-1 - An international standard for the digital compression of VHS-quality, full-motion video.

MPEG-2 - An international standard for the digital compression of broadcast-quality, full-motion video.

MPEG-3 - An international standard for the digital compression of broadcast-quality, audio.

Multicast - The transmission of information over the Internet to two or more users at the same time.