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How Fast of an Internet Connection do I Need?

How Fast of an Internet Connection do I Need?


D&P Communications offers residential Internet packages to fit every household. But what Internet speed is right for you?

You want to make sure your Internet connection is fast enough for everything you want to do online, but you probably also don’t want to pay for more speed than you really need. To help you decide what package is best for you, we’ve put together this quick guide.

The “M” stands for megabytes per second. The first number is your download speed, and the second is your upload speed.

4M/1M: This package is best for people who really don’t need to do much more than check their email and do some light web surfing. You can also use a streaming music service at this speed, but probably not on more than one device at a time, and it’s not recommended if you watch videos regularly.

10M/2.5M: This package is good for people who use Netflix and other streaming video services, as long as you don’t have multiple family members doing it at the same time.

25M/5M: Try this package if you’re likely to have more than one person watching movies or videos at a time, doing extensive online video gaming, or if you expect to be using video chat services like Skype, Google Hangouts, or Facetime.

50M/10M: This speed level is for heavy Internet users. In addition, because of the higher upload speed, if you have a home security system that streams video for remote monitoring, this package is a good choice.

110M/25M: The highest speed we offer, this is for households with multiple heavy Internet users.

To sign up for Internet service with D&P or to upgrade your service level, give us a call at 734-279-1339 or stop by one of our five convenient office locations!