Well, it’s about bandwidth. Imagine a motorway where lots of cars are travelling at the same time. Traffic slows down. This is similar to how the internet works.
Just like a traffic jam in real life (IRL), the more traffic on your network, the slower you have to travel.
Bandwidth is the amount of data that can be sent from one place to another- this is measured in speed: (kilobits (Kb/s), Megabits (Mb/s) and Gigabits (Gb/s).
Some platforms (Netflix, YouTube and Amazon Prime) have already taken steps to reduce the quality of their streams, to help speed up the internet for everyone.
Now you understand the problem, here are 5 top tips to help speed the internet up for everyone: