What broadband speed do I actually need?

Knowing what broadband speed you need is key when purchasing, renewing, or switching broadband providers. Since the pandemic, there has been an increase in reliance on our broadband packages.

It is therefore crucial that you spec our broadband package to support and provide seamless access and performance on the applications most important to your household whether it’s Microsoft Teams, Netflix, or general gaming.

Broadband Speed Guidance

Up to 25Mb is suitable for a household of 1 – 3 individuals:
Web Surfing, Email, Online Shopping, Social Media, Music Streaming, and Standard Definition (SD) Video streaming.

30 – 50Mb is suitable for households of 3 – 4 individuals:
High Definition (HD) Video Streaming, Social Media, Video conferencing, Skype, Zoom, FaceTime, Online Gaming, and Streaming music.

50 – 100Mb is suitable for households of 4 – 6 individuals:
Multiple Heavy Users, Smart Home devices, Recording & Surveillance devices, Ultra High Definition (UHD) Video Streaming, Netflix, Gaming, etc

Over 100Mb+ is suitable for households of 6+ individuals:
Multiple heavy users performing all of the above plus frequently downloading/uploading large files, peer-to-peer file sharing, and Avid online gamers.


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