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Low bandwidth with high speed internet

evanjfb
Listener

I have a dedicated laptop to host Zoom meetings from that has a wired connection to gigabit speed internet.  When I check the internet speed, it is consistent with what one would expect from gigabit speed internet (~900mbps up/down).

 

Unfortunately, Zoom does not seem to care.  The bandwidth I am getting in the statistics page is ranges from 200-1500kbps (send) and a pretty solid 3000mbps (receive).  Zoom recommends a 3.8/3.0Mbps (up/down) for full HD video.  

 

Anyone know why my bandwidth would be throttled on Zoom while able to utilize gigabit speed internet on the same device?

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Sundrunk007
Listener

The same exact thing is happening to me. I have tested my internet speed and it's clocking in at 400+mbps. Every Zoom meeting is laggy showing low bandwidth and "your internet is unstable" messages when it is not. Zoom please help!