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redgaz26
Dec 28, 2008, 04:11 PM
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I've just rented an HD film and it says it will take an hour download. Is this normal?? First time ive tried this



kastenbrust
Dec 28, 2008, 04:13 PM
thats quite quick, it depends on your internet connection but for an HD Film on standard Broadband thats very fast :)

chrisgeleven
Dec 28, 2008, 04:58 PM
Keep in mind, most films are in the 1.5 to 2 hour range, so if it only takes a hour to download the HD copy of the film, in theory you will be able to watch it almost immediately.

redgaz26
Dec 28, 2008, 06:45 PM
thats been 2 hours and a half its at 15% but it now says I am able to watch it now. bit late it will keep for tomorrow:cool:

VTMac
Dec 28, 2008, 07:12 PM
thats been 2 hours and a half its at 15% but it now says I am able to watch it now. bit late it will keep for tomorrow:cool:

Just for comparison sakes, I have a FIOS connection (15M) and I am able to watch HD movies within about 1-2 minutes on average with no pauses or stuttering.

When I had Comcast (6M) it would take 5-10 minutes... If I'm remembering correctly.

redgaz26
Dec 29, 2008, 01:53 AM
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I have a 10m connection from virgin media.

pacmania1982
Dec 29, 2008, 11:48 AM
I've always found renting/buying movies or TV Shows from iTunes has always had horribly slow download speeds. I've got Virgin's 20MBit service and its sucky slow!

pac