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What is my internet bandwidth when connected on the campus?

Using the eduroam wi-fi, or the wired internet connections in campus residences, you can normally expect to get the following bandwidth per device.

Traffic typePeak limit (mbps)Off-peak limit (mbps)Notes
General web browsing 24 24  
Video streaming  16 24 (approx vid quality 720p-1080 peak, 1080p-1440p off-peak)
File transfer 24 24  
Campus resources - - There is effectively unlimited access to campus services such as Study Direct.
Voice over IP 200 200 Used by telecommunications software

Peak time is 9.00am - 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

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Created by David Guest on 29 June 2015 and last updated by Claire Craig on 26 August 2015