A measure of available or consumed data communication resources expressed in bits/second or multiples of it.

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Is YouTube throttling video downloads now?

A few months ago, Google made some changes to YouTube; they changed how the buffering works and removed the stop download command. Rumors abound that it was because Google was having bandwidth ...
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POP Bandwidth increases every month because Outlook.com does not download and delete mails from my server when checking mail

I have a server with a domain on, I am using Outlook.com to connect to the server via POP and check my mail. The option to keep a copy of mail on the server is not and never has been checked. ...
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Could Youtube save bandwidth when the browser tab is inactive? (cut the video, maintain the audio?)

This is an unusual question but bear with me: Tons of people use youtube just to listen to music. And, in many cases, their browser defaults to a high-bitrate video, which is totally wasted bandwidth ...