4K Video Streaming Will Devour Your Broadband Data Cap

Are you one of the growing number of people who subscribe to one of the sVoD services out there? Why shouldn’t you expect to get HD or even 4K video quality for your money, right?
But, with Internet Service Providers looking to cap the data volume you get, you might have to think twice. Streaming in 1080p means you’re using roughly 5GB an hour. Streaming in 4K runs this number up to almost 19GB/hour (only 7GB/hour in h.265 codec, but still…).
We’re looking at a future of super high quality streaming (video and games) for those who are willing to pay.
Check out his article on Gizmodo for more.

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