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Chromecast download speed
February 6, 2017
10:13 am
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guppy1
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Hi Jim and Chris,

I can use Chromecast at home but not in this RV park. I have roughly 5 Mbps download speed here and Chromecast sputters. What’s the minimum needed to effectively use Chromecast? My neighbor doesn’t have any trouble with his amazon stick and sling. I have also tried the Screenbeam mini with no success. Thanks a bunch.

February 6, 2017
2:29 pm
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2 Mbps should be adequate to stream Chromecast. Something else may be eating bandwidth or interfering locally.

Are you using the RV park’s WiFi directly, or a local network connected to the Park?

I have a local network inside the RV that bridges the WiFi from the park. 

Chromecast seems to want a healthy signal as much as high speed.

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February 8, 2017
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I have my own phone/internet direct line. Nobody else is using the WiFi signal. I have tried 2 different TVs with no success so could it be the modem? Appreciate your help!

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