Questions tagged [bandwidth]

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

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YouTube not using full bandwidth

when I try to stream on YouTube I can't stream in 1080p or higher without the video buffering. Opening "stats for nerds" tells me that YT is using between 1 and 3 Mbps of my bandwidth which is odd ...
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How can I test my outgoing audio on Jitsi Meet / WebRTC?

I will be making a conference call on Jitsi Meet. I want to test my audio quality (as heard by others) before I join a call. How can I do this? Notes: On Skype there was a contact called "Skype ...
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Making websites as small as possible [closed]

So I am about to be in a position where I have an extremely limited amount of data use for the next 2 weeks. I am just wondering if there is an application out there(native or addon for a browser, ...
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Could YouTube save bandwidth when the browser tab is inactive? (cut the video, maintain the audio?)

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 if they've switched tabs away from the video (...
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last.fm with less YouTube video bandwidth?

For audio while working I like last.fm: it's great for ambient, jazz, world, and instrumental/non-vocal generally it runs well on linux and in firefox (both of which I use) it's free in the US ...
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Does watching a portion of a video help save bandwidth?

If I watch only one minute in the middle of an 1-hour long YouTube video could this save bandwidth? Given that the video is not entirely loaded during this one minute of course.
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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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Does bandwidth consumed while watching YouTube depend on screen size?

I can watch YouTube videos on my smartphone in half screen (vertical screen orientation) or full screen (horizontal screen orientation). Or I can use my smartphone as a router and watch the video on ...
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Flickr has 300MB bandwidth limit for photos, what is the meaning of this?

300MB bandwidth limit for photos on flickr, how do they calculate that exactly? Is it: size of image X number of views?
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How much bandwidth does a SD Netflix stream on Wii use?

How much bandwidth does a SD Netflix stream on a Wii use? I'm guessing it might dynamically change quality but it's worth a shot. I haven't really been able to find anything definite on the interwebs.
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How much bandwidth does a Skype call use? [closed]

I'm considering using Skype only for my calls on iPhone. Now that most carriers (in the UK anyway) don't provide unlimited data, and the iPhone can handle Skype with multitasking, are there any ...
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Web apps bandwidth usage [closed]

I'm wondering if there are studies regarding bandwidth usage of websites. Most modern websites use background Ajax requests to reload content from time to time to refresh information. Of course it ...