Learn Bandwidth Basics
The term "bandwidth" is commonly used to mean the amount of information or data that can move up or down your internet connection at a given time. Bandwidth is measure in megabits per second usually abbreviated Mbps. How much you need depends on what you are doing. Zoom and other video-intensive applications use a lot.
To learn more about bandwidth, use the resources below.
- Science Everywhere! has a great, three-minute video, What is bandwidth? | All you need to know
- Lifewire offers a nice summary and illustrations in their article, What is Bandwidth?
- To go in depth on bandwidth and wireless networking in general, use your Stanford-sponsored access to LinkedIn Learning and take the Learning Wireless Networking course.