Hulu Bandwidth Usage


Anyone know what the bandwidth usage on Hulu is when watching a 30 minute show or one hour show? I've been watching on my iPad this last week connected to my home network but plan on travelling over the next 2 weeks and will be using the 4G built-in cell for internet.


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Most shows on Hulu are 20 minutes (just like they are on TV, but no commercials shortens the time from 30 mins to 20 mins). Anyway, I found an official response from Hulu that said that their streams are at a data rate of 700 kbps which would put your around 100mb for a 20 minute show. 60 minute shows would be 300mb. Direct link to Hulu bandwidth info here.