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How Much Broadband Speed Do You Need?

By October 1, 2011

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Application Minimum Broadband Technology
768K - 1.5 Mbps Basic E-Mail, Web Browsing, VOIP- i.e. Vonage Cable, DSL, BPL, Satellite
1.5Mbps - 3 Mbps Streaming Music, Standard Definition Video (SD), Remote Surveillance, Telecommuting Cable, DSL, BPL, Satellite
3 Mbps - 6 Mbps File Sharing (Small/Med Files), IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) Cable, DSL, BPL, Satellite
6 Mbps - 10 Mbps Online Gaming, Video on Demand (i.e. Netflix) Cable & DSL (>6 Mbps Only), Fiber, 4G LTE
10 Mbps - 25Mbps Telemedicine, Remote Education, IPTV High Definition (HD) Fiber, 4G LTE
25 Mbps - 50 Mbps HD Video Surveillance Fiber, 4G LTE
50 Mbps - 100 Mbps Video Conferencing (Multiple users), Remote Supercomputing Fiber, 4G LTE, OC-1, OC-3
> 100Mbps Real-Time Data Collection, Real-Time Medical Image Consultation Fiber, 4G LTE, OC-3

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October 2, 2012 at 4:10 pm
(2) Kim Jones says:

Thanks for the list David. I wasn’t sure how much speed my son would need and you made it easy to figure out.

May 13, 2013 at 8:55 am
(3) Ed Phelps says:

I have a Samsung “Smart” TV hooked to a line advertised by my ISP as “up to 1Mbps”, yet it works fine. I watch 1080p HD movies from VUDU and other content providers which work great.

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