How fast does my Internet need to be to stream?

Below are the resolutions StreamSpot supports and the required bandwidth for each HD broadcast:

  • 1920x1080 (1080i/p HD) - minimum 3.5Mbps upload speed
  • 1280x720 (720p HD) - minimum 1.8Mbps upload speed
  • 720x480 (480p) - minimum 1.2Mbps upload speed

Below are the resolutions StreamSpot supports and the required bandwidth for each SD broadcast:

  • 720x480 (480i SD) - minimum 350kbps upload speed
  • 640x480, 640x360 - minimum 300kbps upload speed
  • 320x240, 320x180 - minimum 200kbps upload speed

 

What's your speed? Check out this free speed test. Remember, only the upload speed is important.

 

To learn more about how the Broadcast Quality works in StreamSpot, see the links to the other Knowledgebase articles below:

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