Managing Your Digital Stuff - Connectivity (Internet)

Check Your Connectivity (Computers, Phones, and Tablets)


Required Bandwidth for Zoom  

Required Bandwidth for Netflix 

Remember--You are sharing bandwidth with other Programs and 
Apps running on your devices and other family members using
their devices on the same network.

More Detailed Analysis Internet Connectivity and Reliability

If you live in a retirement community, COOP, or apartment complex where internet services are provided, you need to insist that the provider ensures you have adequate bandwidth in your home to meet the needs of your family members. If you have the option of purchasing your own internet service these are some options. FCC: Internet Service Providers by Address (July 2019) Internet Providers in Ames, IA Elon Musk's Starlink