We recommend that you use no more than 50-70% of your actual upload speed for streaming. The speedtest below can help you find your actual upload speedThis can help to provide a buffer to ensure a slight fluctuation of your internet connection speed or streaming rate will not impact the quality and reliability of your viewer's streaming experience.

Check your actual upload speed with this speed test.

In general, we recommend that you have a minimum upload speed of 3 Mbps if you want to stream in HD or 1 Mbps if you want to stream in SD. Actual upload speeds with these recommended minimums would help ensure that you are only 50-70% of the actual upload speed for streaming. 

The 10 Simple Steps to Improve your Broadcast Quality have some tips on your upload speed and selecting the resolution and bit rate that you want to stream at as well as other tips to help you optimize your broadcast quality to ensure that you get the clear, stable broadcast that you should be getting.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.