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Download times explained

We've put together the table below to help you understand how download speeds affect you.

  • Broadband 12GB / Lite / Unlimited

    One on demand TV show, based on a show size of 406MB per episode

    5Mbps

    • Download time: 10 minutes 50 seconds
    • Time to start viewing: 1 minute

    8Mbps

    • Download time: 6 minutes 46 seconds
    • Time to start viewing: 1 minute

    16Mbps

    • Download time: 3 minutes 23 seconds
    • Time to start viewing: 1 minute

    One on demand movie, based on movie size of 858MB per movie

    5Mbps

    • Download time: 23 minutes 9 seconds
    • Time to start viewing: 1 minute

    8Mbps

    • Download time: 14 minutes 28 seconds
    • Time to start viewing: 1 minute

    16Mbps

    • Download time: 7 minutes 14 seconds
    • Time to start viewing: 1 minute

  • Fibre Unlimited

    One on demand TV show, based on a show size of 406MB per episode

    38Mbps

    • Download time: 1 minute 25 seconds
    • Time to start viewing: Less than 1 minute

    One on demand movie, based on movie size of 858MB per movie

    38Mbps

    • Download time: 3 minutes 3 seconds
    • Time to start viewing: Less than 1 minute

  • Fibre Max / Fibre Pro

    One on demand TV show, based on a show size of 406MB per episode

    76Mbps

    • Download time: 43 seconds
    • Time to start viewing: Less than 1 minute

    One on demand movie, based on movie size of 858MB per movie

    76Mbps

    • Download time: 1 minute 31 seconds
    • Time to start viewing: Less than 1 minute

  • When downloading an Ultra HD movie
    One on demand Ultra HD movie, based on movie size of 15GB per movie

    5 Mbps

    • Download time: 7 hours

    8 Mbps

    • Download time: 4 hours 30 minutes

    16 Mbps

    • Download time: 2 hours 15 minutes

    38 Mbps

    • Download time: 56 minutes

    76 Mbps

    • Download time: 28 minutes

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