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Why is Netflix and SBS On Demand data usage so different?

Why does Netflix use 6 times more data to watch a 1hr show than on SBS on demand. That is what optus is charging.

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Re: Data usage

Because sbs uses a lower quality stream compared to Netflix who does offer up to 4k resolution.

Sbs data usage:

Netflix usage:
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