Bandwidth

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How Much Bandwidth Do You Need?

By |2019-03-13T18:40:56+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Internet|Tags: , , |

The bandwidth you’re allotted is shared among all devices on your connection. How much you need depends on how you use the internet. If you’ve got one person downloading a video game, someone else streaming a movie and another person refreshing Instagram on his phone, you’ll need enough bandwidth to keep everyone happy. Video streaming tends [...]

Understanding Bandwidth

By |2019-03-13T18:42:54+00:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Internet|Tags: , , |

Generally speaking, bandwidth is the maximum rate at which you can download data from the internet to your computer. Think about bandwidth like a water hose. Say you need to fill a 100-gallon tank. If your garden hose puts out only 5 gallons of water per minute, you’ll be waiting 20 minutes to fill the tank. But [...]