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How much data does Crave use playing video?

On Crave.ca, users can control the quality of their video playback. In the video player, click on the gear icon in the bottom right corner. Users can select from a list of video playback options with 720p being the best quality available. An hour of 720p playback will use approximately 2.5GB of data.

Approximate amount of data used per bitrate:

1080p - 2.6GB/hour (iOS, Android, Chromecast, Apple TV Generation 4, Apple TV Generation 3, Samsung TV and Amazon FireTV only)
720p – 2.5GB/hour
540p – 1.1GB/hour
360p – 800MB/hour
240p – 320MB/hour

The Crave apps use a video player with an adaptive bitrate and the apps will always auto select the highest bitrate available based on a user’s network speed.  To control your mobile data usage, go to ‘Settings’ and turn on the ‘Stream only on Wifi’ option.  This will limit playback to devices connected to a Wifi network.