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tvman2020
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If your data plan limits "streaming" to 1.5mbps will I be able to watch 4k?

As I said: If your data plan limits "streaming" to 1.5mbps will I be able to watch 4k? Roku Ultra

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renojim
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Re: If your data plan limits "streaming" to 1.5mbps will I be able to watch 4k?

No.  Amazon recommends 15Mbps and Netflix recommends 25Mbps for 4k.  1.5Mbps is barely adequate to stream anything, let alone 4k.

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makaiguy
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Re: If your data plan limits "streaming" to 1.5mbps will I be able to watch 4k?


@renojim wrote:

1.5Mbps is barely adequate to stream anything, let alone 4k.


It might be able to stream some non-video music channels, but that would be about it.

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