How fast is 300 Mbps?
Is it fast enough for your home?
Both are really good questions and it comes down to “what you’re using the internet for” and “how many devices are connected to the internet at the same time”. For instance, streaming 4K movies online can use as much as 25 Mbps. That doesn’t sound like a lot, right? But if you have four people streaming at the same time plus multiple smart home devices such as CCTV, smart TV and a Google Nest, then a 50 Mbps internet connection may not be able to handle these activities. Some people in your household will surely experience some delays.
How fast is 300 Mbps?
For most households with three or four people living together, a 300 Mbps internet download is enough for the various uses ranging from online gaming, streaming, and general browsing. According to the Tech21Centry website, 300 Mbps can download a 5-Gigabyte movie file in only 2.2 minutes. With this speed, you can enjoy watching HD content on three or more devices simultaneously.
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How do you maximize the use of 300 Mbps internet speed?
If you have our internet package and feel that uploading or downloading a large media file is slow, the Speed Shuffle service could come in handy. The Speed Shuffle service can greatly benefit you when your internet demands change. Let’s say you purchased the 300/300 Mbps package, which gives you an equal amount of both upload and download speeds. If you find yourself needing to upload large media files quickly, what you can do is to shuffle your internet speed from your package and make your total speed of 600 Mbps dedicated for uploading.
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Why do I feel that 300 Mbps internet speed is slow?
There could be other reasons for why you’re experiencing slow internet. The time that you may experience a slower speed is usually from 6 pm to midnight, since this is the peak time where internet usage everywhere is the highest. Or, if your wifi router is located next to a wall, it can block the internet signal causing slow internet connection.
You can read more about slow internet and how to resolve it here.
Is upgrading to 1,000 Mbps internet necessary?
The 1,000 Mbps or 1 Gbps is the latest internet speed offered in the market. It is the most advanced internet speed, which you can use to download a 5-Gigabyte file in just 32 seconds. According to experts, if you have a large household whose activities include the usual internet activities, online gaming, video conferencing, 4K video streaming, and multiple smart home devices, then 1 Gbps internet speed is probably the best option for you.
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