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catch up tv bandwidth consumption

Here is some info sourced from the BBC i-player team member,

regarding bandwidth consumption of the i-player facility;



Apoproximate bandwidth consumption of a typical i-player device for a 1 hour programme are:

Streaming (PC, PS3)
Low bandwidth streaming (480Kbps) = 190-210MB
Standard quality streaming (800Kbps) = 320-340MB
High quality streaming (1500Kbps) = 600-640MB
High definition streaming (2800Kbps) = 1.10-1.20GB

Mobile
Mobile streaming (396Kbps) = 160-170MB
Mobile 3g streaming = 120-130MB

Downloads
iPlayer desktop (1500Kbps) = 600-640MB
Windows Media Player (WMV) = 550-600MB
Portable devices (WMV) = 210-230MB

Set-Top-Boxes, FreeSat, TVs etc
Standard quality streaming (800Kbps) = 320-340MB
High quality streaming (1500Kbps) = 600-640MB
High definition streaming (2800Kbps) = 1.1-1.2GB