[icecast] How calculate bandwith - How listeners

Enrico Minack enrico.minack at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Thu May 27 13:03:38 PDT 2004



> I have two lines ADSL 768Kbps each one.
I think ADSL 768kbps means that you have 768kbps download and less than this
upload? What is your upload-bandwith?

Take that bandwith and divide it by the kbps of your streams. For good radio
using mp3 it should be 96-128 kbps, for ogg it should be around 64 kbps.

Example:
upstream is 768 kbps, this means you can provide a maximum of 6 streams
128kbps each or 12 streams 64 kbps.

<p>Enrico

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