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I live in an area that has no cable service, therefore, my internet service is too slow for regular downloads. In order for my ROKU to work, I needed to upgrade my internet service which increased my payment another $70.00. If I change my wifi to a better one that accomodates ROKU, will it work better, or will it stay the same. My question is, will the wifi be enough without upgrading my internet service, or will I have to upgrade? Thanks.
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The controlling factor with streaming is the connection speed from your ISP. Upgrading your wifi is unlikely to help if your service is to slow to start with. Roku recommends a minimum of 1.5Mbps for SD. 3Mbps is better, but you need 5 or 6Mbps for reliable HD streaming.
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