CDN Streaming Bandwidth Calculator

Calculate the approximate amount of bandwidth usage required for your video clips

Number of Users Viewers
Encoded Bit Rate
Custom Bit Rate Kbps
Total running time of your Media Clip or Live Webcast Minutes
Total Minutes
Bandwidth Required KiloBytes
Bandwidth Required MegaBytes
Bandwidth Required GigaBytes


The actual bandwith needed on the Content Delivery Network will depend on bit rate, frame rate, frame size, sound quality and variations in user connection speed. Users do not always view the entire clip, therefore BigCDN packages support on average 10 times the number of viewers estimated above.

Below are some examples of how much space you will need for your content.

Storage 250GB 500GB 1TB 1.5TB 2TB
Number of movies 62.5 125 250 375 500
Hours of video 250 500 1,000 1,500 2,000
Hours of music 4,165 8,330 16,660 24,990 33,320
Number of photos 80,000 160,000 320,000 480,000 640,000