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Stream TV, movies and music

From Netflix to the BBC iPlayer, Spotify to Pandora, streaming content and enjoying a vastly wider range of entertainment can be done with 17Mb. Using streaming services to watch TV or movies and listen to music is one of the most data-intensive activities you can do with on an internet connection. To compensate for different connections, each service has recommended speeds for viewing or listening at specific quality.

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    5Mb minimum

    You can stream anything up to HD quality with a 17Mb connection. Netflix recommends a 5Mb connection for this.

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    1.5Mb minimum

    A 17Mb connection can comfortably stream BBC iPlayer. It streams at two speeds, 1.5Mb for standard and 2.8Mb for high.

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    900Kb minimum

    A 17Mb connection is more than enough to stream content. Amazon suggests a speed of 900Kbps for standard definition and 3.5Mb for high definition.




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0800 840 5397

Our experts are available from 8am to 9pm everyday.