It depends on the streaming solution you are using. On average, a video stream from third-party tools loads from 10 to 30 secs later than the actual video.
The delay varies depending on the streamer's and viewer's internet connection and geographical location.
💡 Tips to reduce the delay while streaming, you can suggest participants and your team to:
Use a wired connection. If possible, connect your computer or laptop to your wireless Internet router using an Ethernet cable.
Close down bandwidth-intensive programs to ensure you have enough capacity to stream smoothly. (Anything necessary while streaming)
- The minimum bandwidth that our platform requires to run is 3-5Mbps bandwidth, the minimum for watching streams. Without watching a stream, it can be less.
Pause downloads (such as any updates) may be running in the background and turn off background updating programs.
If you are in a place with lots of other people, you’ll also want to ask them to pause their downloads & updates or wait until they’re done before you start streaming.
Last updated on May 2021.
Written by Stephanie Campano Valenzuela.
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