How do I know if my internet is fast enough for streaming?

A key factor in effective streaming

One essential element of successful streaming is a suitably fast internet connection. We recommend the following:

Required bandwidth for each HD broadcast:

  • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) - minimum 3.8 Mbps upload speed
  • 1280x720 (720p HD) - minimum 2 Mbps upload speed

Required bandwidth for each SD broadcast:

  • 720x480 (480p) - minimum 1.2Mbps upload speed
  • 640x480 - minimum 700 kbps upload speed
  • 640x360 - minimum 600 kbps upload speed
  • 320x240 - minimum 400 kbps upload speed

You can test your speeds at