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Situation: You don't know how much bandwidth you will need. A provider is offering 0.5 Mbit guaranteed bandwidth - is that enough? Or could it be an overkill? If so, what do you really need?

Our suggestion: Try this calculator. It computes maximum expected bandwidth usage for websites. You can use it to estimate bandwidth requirements for your web site.

1] What is the average size of a single page of your web site?
Type in the size in KiloBytes (Kb) or simply select from typical sizes:
2] What percentage of the website's traffic occurs in the busiest hour of the week?
Type in or select a percentage:
3] How much traffic does/will your site receive?
Type or select the expected number of "page views" for a normal week:
page views

Expected bandwidth requirement: Kbit/sec

In terms of connection type: