Problems with buffering and streaming

First time poster so I hope this is okay? I have a fairly slow 8 mbps stream, and often while watching sports on The Crew the stream just stops and reverts to the main menu.
Wondering if a service like Real Debrid would help.
Your suggestions would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance! :grin:

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8Mbps down is all you have? In my opinion you need at least 30Mbps down for effective streaming with little or no buffering. I have seen some posts that 10Mbps is the minimum for streaming but that’s not been my experience.

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Hey, thanks Mike. I would love more than 8 mbps, but I live in the foothills of the Rockies without any line of site to a tower. I have Centurylink by phone line and I am maxed out in terms of speed. T Mobile sold me on a booster once, but it did nothing to help, so I sent it back. Apparently there are some expensive services around, but I’m a poor girl, like trying to drive a 4 cylinder Subaru in the Indy 500! LOL
Thanks for your comment! Peace!

Sorry to say but like Miki said something like 30 is what you need and realdebrid is not going to increase your speed . It’s going to be tough on a budget to get anything in the spot you are expecting a satilte type of system. Wish there was better news I could give you.:v::sunglasses:

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Meh…I have already comes to term with stream speeds fro the late 1990’s. Guess I’m lucky to get anything at all. Good news is that it only costs me about $30. a month.
Thanks!

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Don’t know if your phone service offers hotspot. That might be an option

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Problaby no phone towers either. Yes satellite only option. I live at the edge of a city with pop of 68000 and still took years to get high speed internet. I feel for u.

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Yes I lived 10 miles from a city of 120,000 and couldn’t get anything but DSL for 20 years so yeah sucks!

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10 miles away you’re lucky you got DSL!

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Whatever Apps etc you are using, it’s a good idea to set your buffering higher and have patience when streams are loading. An upload rate of around 5,700 kilobits per second, [5.7 Mbps] should get you HD 720p video at 30 frames per second.
8Mbps may not be ideal, but tinker with setting and be selective when choosing streams and you may be surprised. I have a friend in the Scottish Highlands with a similar set-up to you. Using a Fire TV Stick 4K Max and Stremio as his go-to App, he selects videos that are 720p [occasionally he gets lucky with 1080P] and with 2GB buffering he is pretty satisfied.
Good luck :+1:

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In my experience the crew is tough to stream now with slow or fast speeds but 8mbps is really slow they used to be good years back maybe try mad titan or ghost or sportHD addon

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