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Estimating bandwidth available per device
Bandwidth is part of the essential infrastructure of the Library. The minimum recommended bandwidth per Internet device is 1.5 Mbps.
To calculate the minimum bandwidth you will need, use the formula as follows:
(# of devices x 1.3) x 1.5 Mbps = Minimum Bandwidth Needed
To find “# of devices” for the formula, count the total number of computers, laptops, tablets and other internet capable devices provided by the library.
In the formula, the number of devices is multiplied by 1.3 to take into account the one personal device using wireless user per three public computer users.