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The other metric that isn't related to speed is the transfer amount. If you have a limit on how much data you can upload and/or download per month - this may impact your decision.
If your provider can provide statistics or graphs of your traffic over the last few weeks or months, that can give you a good idea of whether dropping to a nominally lower-speed connection will pose a problem for you. It's also possible your router can give you statistics about your usage over time (if it can't, think hard about getting one that can).
so everyone's actual bandwidth available during those times comes out lower than advertised.
You have to decide what up and down speed is suited to your own needs, and also consider your total monthly data if the ISP has a monthly limit.
hidden details in your contract Peak and off Peak.
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Is this personal or business use or both?
Whether you will experience breaks in the streaming depends on other factors.
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