The Speed You Need

Did you know you can test your Internet connection speed for Netflix™ specifically?

Netflix™ now provides their own speed test servers so you can readily calculate the quality of the video stream.

 

How much speed do I need?

These are guidelines only and are based on single user / single device use.

Streaming video—standard definition (SD) 1.5-3 Mbps
Streaming video—high definition (HD) 5-8 Mbps
Streaming video—4K / Ultra HD 25 Mbps
Streaming music 1-5 Mbps
Gaming 1.5-4 Mbps
Downloading large files (HD movies, torrents) 5-50 Mbps
Making video calls 0.5-1.5 Mbps
Checking email and social media 1 Mbps

Try the Netflix™ speed test.

Read more about speed tests, how they work and how useful they actually are from OPQ’s Knowledgebase.

Leave a Reply