Internet speed recommendations

Dec 21, 2018

While you’re watching endless hours of TV and movies on Hulu, we’re working hard behind the scenes to make sure that the experience is always top notch for you. It’s a two way street though — test your connection to make sure that you’re meeting the recommendations outlined below.

First and foremost, you’ll need to be using one of our supported devices. If you’re planning to watch from our website, be sure to check out our system requirements for computers.


Video is available across platforms in a range of different video qualities, which will adjust based on your internet speed and the device in-use, to provide you with the best stream possible.

For a consistent, quality viewing experience, we recommend that your internet connection is capable of achieving at least the following sustained download speeds:*


*Viewers may be able to stream at a reduced video quality with 1.5 Mbps.


Please keep in mind that watching multiple videos or using the internet for other activities may require additional bandwidth.

Having trouble?

If you are experiencing buffering and other playback issues, we recommend following our playback troubleshooting steps.