How much upload bandwith do I need

I'm posting this in PHP because I can't find a good topic for this question.

I am creating a website where you can stream recordings of jam bands. Because I'm a college student I'm going to host this on a Dell Poweredge T310 server.

I get 12 MBPS upload speed.

How far will this get me? How long until I'll need to upgrade internet?
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Dean ChafeeIT/InfoSec ManagerCommented:
This will depend on the bitrate that the streaming platform you use will send at and how many max connections/streams you expect to have at any one time. Hopefully the streaming platform will allow you to put a limit on the number of concurrent connections. So find these things out, and do a little math ;)

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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I have two ISP accounts, one at 10Mbps and the other at 130Mbps.  Videos are often jerky on the slow account but almost never on the high speed account.  Since you can expect more than one user to connect to your server, you need all the bandwidth you can get.  Note that Youtube, Google, and Facebook have multiple gigabit connections to their servers.
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