Speed ladder

What can you get and do with your internet speed? Broadband speeds can be very confusing.  So, for those of you who aren't 'techies' this table shows what your broadband speed means in real terms.

Download speedWhat you can do
768K-1.5Mb Basic e-mail, web browsing, VOIP
1.5Mb-3Mb Streaming music, standard definition video, telecommuting
3Mb-6Mb File sharing, Internet protocol television
6Mb-10Mb Online gaming, video on demand (i.e. Netflix)
10Mb-25Mb Telemedicine, remote education, IPTV high definition
25Mb-50Mb H video surveillance
50Mb-100Mb Video conferencing, real-time medical image consultation