Youtube Limits Streaming Quality
Youtube Limits Streaming Quality

YouTube Limits its Streaming Quality to 480p in India

Youtube is one of the popular services of Google. Youtube provides access to millions of videos which contains many categories. It allows users to upload videos. Users can view, rate, share, add to playlists, report, comment on the uploaded videos. Users can also subscribe to other users.

Youtube offers a wide range of videos, they have video clips, TV show clips, music videos, short and documentary films, audio recordings, movie trailers, live streams, and other content such as video blogging, short original videos, and educational videos.

The highest content on YouTube is uploaded by individuals. Many media corporations are part of the YouTube partnership program. Users who did no register in the program can only watch videos on the site. Whereas, the registered users can upload an unlimited number of videos and can manage their account which has access to their videos. Videos that come under inappropriate are available only to registered users who are at least 18 years old.

Why did YouTube limit its Streaming quality?

The nations have announced lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic situation. People have to stay at home. Due to this, People have increased the consumption of the Internet in the world. As many people choose YouTube as their option to entertain themselves.

The reduced streaming quality was first started in some parts of the UK, Europe, and Switzerland due to their massive consumption. India has a lot of population, YouTube is accessible within fingertips. They have extended the reduced streaming quality to India.

Keeping things in mind, YouTube has decided to reduce the video quality for its streaming service all around the globe. The company has decided to reduce the video quality for its streaming service all around the globe. According to the Officials, the restriction will last for thirty days. However, the desktop users have no restrictions on the streaming Quality;i.e., YouTube users on PC can still choose the HD quality options.

Similarly, other Digital – entertainment platforms like Netflix, Prime Video, etc., may set their Streaming quality restriction. The situation of Quality restriction may settle back after the release of lockdown. When the situation gets back in control, people can stream videos in Higher resolutions, without any restriction.

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