How much data do I need to stream Foxtel Now?

You can watch titles such as Game of Thrones, but will you reach your broadband cap?

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Similar to its competitors, Netflix and Stan, Foxtel Now offers an extensive library of the latest TV shows for streaming. It can be tempting to binge hours upon hours of titles like Game of Thrones or Wentworth, but doing so uses up a lot of data, especially if you're streaming at higher resolutions or on a mobile device while you're out and about.

To avoid excess data charges, it's worth knowing how much data Foxtel Now uses on average. In the table below, we've laid out how much data you'll typically run through using different video quality settings. We've also estimated monthly data usage based on watching 10 hours of Foxtel Now video a week. Don't forget, though, that other activities such as checking or sending emails, Internet browsing, and watching YouTube videos will also impact your monthly data cap.

QualityUsage per hourEstimated monthly usageRecommended minimum data cap
Low470MB19GB50GB/month
Standard1.4GB56GB100GB/month
HD3.2GB128GB500GB/month

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