Bandwidth – What is it, what does it do and why do I need more of it!

Bandwidth – What is it, what does it do and why do I need more of it!

Post by:  Fabienne McGeever
Bandwidth refers to the amount of information that something, like a connection to the internet, can handle in a given time.  Bandwidth calculations consider both theoretical ratings and actual throughput.  It also measures speed for what is being sent out (upstream) and what is being brought in (downstream), explained today as up and down, from each workstation.