Gone are the
days when only TV networks could air their content live. The Internet caused an
influx of regular folks live streaming their hobbies, activities, and life.
Facebook, Twitch, YouTube, and other social media platforms have made this all
possible. However, there is one major hindrance to live streaming: slow Internet
there are many types of Internet connections that help address this gap. One of
the best is fiber optic Internet. If
you’ve been thinking of using one and making your live streams lag-free, here’s
all the info you need to take the leap.
The Needs of Live Streaming
history (or, a decade ago), download speeds were all the rage. Many of us had Internet
plans or devices that promised blazing-fast downloads for our music, videos,
and whatnot. However, a new need has emerged as live streaming became more
popular. People needed upload speeds as quick as The Flash. How else are they
going to show their followers what they’re up to in real time?
the fact that videos have gone from 720p resolution, to 1080p, to 4K, and now
even 8K! This demand for ultra HD streams has also increased the bandwidth
demand of live streamers. To stream in 4K at 60 FPS on YouTube, you need at
least 51 MP upload speeds, for example.
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Types of Internet Connections You Can
Now to the
meaty part: what options do you have in terms of Internet connection? We’re not
talking about your broadband plans. We’re referring to the type of broadband
system you can use for live streaming. Here are the most popular ones:
upload speeds averaging from 10 Mbps to 30 Mbps, cable Internet is just not
going to cut it. It relies on the same network that powers cable TV, but most
plans won’t be enough for Internet live streaming.
subscriber line, or DSL, is okay. However, when too many users are on the same
network, expect some lag.
speeds can start at 200 Mbps. Need we say more?
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Why Fiber Optic Internet Is the Ideal
We do, in
fact, want to say more, because fiber optic connection is not just about
blazing fast upload speeds. There’s also something called symmetrical speed. This
means that both download and upload speeds are more or less the same. It’s a
game changer that allows you to use multiple devices and upload large amounts
of data in record time!
Choose Amplex as Your Fiber Optic Internet
is here to change the game! We offer cutting-edge fiber optic technologies to
provide lightning-quick Internet connections for YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook
live streamers. Our lowest plan already has 200 Mbp download and upload speeds,
but you can upgrade it to a whopping 1000 Mbps! No other ISP can compare to our
speeds and customer service.
today to get started.