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What is adaptative bitrate?
A bitrate indicates the speed at which video content is delivered. It represents the amount of bits per second that are transmitted digitally across a network, and the speed of the bitrate can also determine the cost of the content delivery. In a video context, higher bitrate usually indicates a åhigher quality stream. A video bitrate indicates the average bitrate consumed by players during the playback session.
The most common metrics in use for video bitrates, according to the measurement unit they use, are the Decimal metric Mbit/s= 1.000.000 bits/second and the binary metric Mibit/s = 1.048.567 bits/second. These average bitrates help users understand how video players manage quality loading.