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video bandwidth with 800 kbps per 8,000 users requires what Mbps?

I want to live stream video and also use VOD on the same Dedicated Server.  The videos will be approx.  640 x 380 and will stream around 800 kbps.  So how many Megabits will be required for 8,000 simultaneous connections?  Is the amount of 90 Mbps close?

The total videos streamed in a month is likely to be at least 12 Terabytes.
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KennethSumerford1
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Seems like a simple math problem...

.8 Mbit (which is what 800 Kbit is) multiplied by 8000 users means you would need 6400 Mbit.  Or 6.4 Gigabit. Not impossible... but hugely expensive.
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KennethSumerford1Author Commented:
So 90 Mbps is not remotely close to handing 8,000 users.  Thanks for the help.
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