I often asked this question : “My internet speed is 1Mbps, how come I have to spend 1 minute to download 5MB file? It should take only 5 seconds, right? Is my internet provider cheating?”
I can understand this confusions, as this bandwidth measurements thingy is indeed quite confusing.
Computer storage system using the Byte unit to state size of a media. 1 Byte is equal 1 character in a file.
For example: text “hello world” contains 11 characters (10 letter and 1 space) so computer requires 11 Bytes to store it.