What is Bandwidth?

January 25, 2023

What is bandwidth—and why is higher bandwidth so important?

Bandwidth can be confusing. It is the amount of information an internet connection can manage per second. Generally speaking, the higher the bandwidth, the quicker a device downloads information from the internet, including emails or streamed movies. High bandwidth levels let internet users accomplish activities like streaming TV shows, participating in video calls, playing online games, and posting to social media simultaneously without any slowdowns.

More bandwidth is indispensable for keeping an active online household productive—and happy! SR Connect subscribers can choose from 100 Mbps or 1 Gbps (1 Gig). Do you have the 100 Mbps plan and need more speed? Call us today and we can upgrade you to the Ultimate Gig Service. Pair that with our Wi-Fi Experience Bundle of ExperienceIQ and ProtectIQ and you have the best of the best.

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