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What is Bandwidth? What is the Definition of Bandwidth?

By Harmonie Duhamel

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Harmonie Duhamel

Harmonie is a Senior digital marketer with over 6 years in the Tech Industry. She has a strong marketing and sales background and loves to work in multilingual environments.

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      What is Bandwidth?

      Bandwidth is a rate of data transfer, generally a metric of how much data can be sent in a given time period that is mandated by the stress and traffic caused on a server.

      For Dacast, this refers to the amount of traffic caused by streaming (higher audience and higher bitrate translate into more bandwidth being consumed).

      How Does Bandwidth Relate to Video Streaming?

      This is a very broad question as video streaming depends on your specific needs. More specifically, the price of your Dacast package will largely depend on the bandwidth needed for your project.

      The bandwidth depends on how many viewers you are expecting, how long would they be watching, and the quality of your stream (low definition, medium definition, or high definition).

      You can use the Dacast bandwidth calculator for an estimate of how much bandwidth you will need.

      However, before committing to a plan we strongly recommend speaking with one of our knowledgeable sales representatives to give you the most accurate estimate. Contact us at 855-896-9300.

      Any questions or need help with our pricing plans or bandwidth calculator? Please contact us.

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      If you are unfamiliar with bandwidth and streaming, please use the calculator of our pricing page.

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