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|
|Downloading large files (HD movies, torrents)||5-50 Mbps|
|Making video calls||0.5-1.5 Mbps|
|Checking email and social media||1 Mbps|
Read more about speed tests, how they work and how useful they actually are from OPQ’s Knowledgebase.