What are Wire's bandwidth requirements for calls?

  Minimum (kbps)* Maximum (kbps)* Recommended*
Audio call 30 50 50
Video call 130 850 300

*All numbers are estimates.

A 10 minute call on Wire uses between 2.25-3.75 MB depending on network conditions.

A 10 minute video call on Wire uses between 9.75-63.75 MB depending on network conditions.

For CBR, bandwidth consumption for audio calls is about 20-30% higher than VBR. For video calls, the audio portion of the call will increase the same way.

File transfer or other network usage may heavily affect audio and video call quality.

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