How Much Bandwidth Do You Need to Stream TV and Movies?

You sit down on your couch at the end of a long day to watch a movie on Netflix that you have been dying to see. You’ve got snacks, a cozy blanket, and the remote. You are ready to rock and roll. You turn on the smart TV and fire up Netflix only to have your patience tried by that pesky buffering.  The little red circle taunts you as you slowly watch the loading percentage grind to a halt.

To avoid this nightmare scenario its important to have the right internet plan with enough bandwidth to stream your favorite media service. Take a look below to see how much bandwidth you need for the most popular streaming apps.

Chart of how much bandwidth you need for popular streaming apps.

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