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The thing to keep in mind when choosing download speeds is that it’s about the simultaneous usage and not about the total amount of data downloaded. With oxio, there is no limit to downloading, meaning you can enjoy as much content as you want without worrying. Allow us to illustrate :

Imagine a house where four people are taking a shower at the same time ; there is bound to be less pressure flowing from every nozzle than if only one shower was on at once. The same idea applies to the internet speed. If multiple devices are in use simultaneously, your bandwidth can be stretched thin and the connection can be choppy. The more devices, the more spread out the bandwidth and the slower the individual speeds for each device.

Here is some technical advice to help you make a choice:

All of our packages allow for unlimited data
* See our Terms and Conditions for more details

Keep in mind that video conferencing takes up 1.5 Mbit/s on average for an HD call. Group calls with 7 or more people can take up to 8 Mbit/s.

ATTENTION: When using oxio TV services, each receiver can take up 10 Mbit/s of your bandwidth.

With 15 Mbit/s you can: comfortably stream Netflix in HD or watch TV using one (1 oxio receiver, and browse the Web with one (1) or two (2) smartphones (or tablets, laptops, etc.). We suggest using a maximum of two (2) devices at the same time for an optimal connection.


With 30 Mbit/s you can: comfortably stream Netflix in HD or watch TV using up to three (3) oxio receivers, and have music playing continuously in the background. We suggest using a maximum of four (4) devices at the same time for an optimal connection.

With 60 Mbit/s you can: comfortably watch HD sports streams, stream Netflix in 4K or watch TV using up to four (4) oxio receivers. You can also have music playing continuously in the background and browse the Web with two (2) smartphones (or tablets, laptops, etc.). We suggest using a maximum of seven (7) to nine (9) devices at the same time for an optimal connection.

With 120 Mbit/s you can: comfortably watch HD sports streams, stream Netflix in 4K or watch TV using up to four (4) oxio receivers. You can also have music playing continuously in the background, browse the Web with multiple smartphones (or tablets, laptops, etc.), play video games and run downloads. You can use ten (10) or more devices simultaneously without any issues.

If you’re still unsure, don’t worry! You can always change your residential internet speed by simply contacting our customer service :)

One speed change per 90 days is allowed.

As a guideline, remember that Netflix 4K takes up 25 Mbit/s and our receivers each take up 10 Mbit/s.
*Source: https://help.netflix.com/fr-ca/node/13444
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