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Bandwidth Requirements for VoIP and UCaaS

Your Unified Communications solution integrates basic VoIP phone capabilities with web, email, online chat, video conferencing and more through IP networks. To ensure high bandwidth availability, it is important to configure the Mbps for best performance.  

There are three main factors to keep in mind when figuring how many Mbps you need: 

  1. The number of people using the internet. 
  2. The types of activities you do online. 
  3. The number of devices you connect to the internet. 

Number of People (Phones) 

Each VoIP phone requires 85 kbps of download speed and 85 kbps of upload speed in addition to the needs of each computer on the same network.  

Types of Devices or Online Activities 

Calculating Bandwidth to Order 

Example: If you have five people in a small Marketing office, how much bandwidth will you need? 

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