Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Home India Youtube Lifts Restrictions on 1080p HD Video Streaming in India

Youtube Lifts Restrictions on 1080p HD Video Streaming in India

YouTube brings back 1080p streaming option in India

YouTube has lifted restrictions on 1080p HD video streaming in India after limiting the streaming quality to 480p or Standard Definition (SD).

At the end of March this year, YouTube had temporarily restricted its video playback quality for users in India to lessen the burden on servers.

Follow NewsGram on Quora Space to get answers to all your questions.

The streaming quality is only available when the user is watching videos using WiFi. Mobile data browsing is still restricted to SD quality. The change seems to have been enabled via a server-side switch and does not require to update the YouTube app, reports XDA Developers.

YouTube brings back 1080p streaming option in India
The streaming quality is only available when the user is watching videos using WiFi. Pixabay

Also Read: I Believe I Have a Good Maternal Instinct: Kiara Advani

Depending on the quality of the video, the quality settings now features 720p, 1080p, and 1440p, other than the standard definition 144p, 240p, 360p, and 480p.

YouTube was not the only streaming platform to restrict or reduce streaming quality as telecom operators had also urged Netflix, Amazon, Hotstar to lower streaming quality on their respective platforms to reduce the impending strain on network connectivity. (IANS)

STAY CONNECTED

19,143FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,774FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Lockdown Taught Me Greatest Lessons of Life: Mouni Roy

Actress Mouni Roy, who will soon be seen in the digital film, London Confidential, opposite Purab Kohli, says that lockdown taught her some of...

“It is Important To Support Folk Artists and Daily Workers in Trying Times”, Says Popular Singer Shaan

Popular playback singer Shaan says that folk artists and daily workers are keeping the music heritage and industry intact, and it's crucial for the...

Here’s How The Art of “Writing” Became an Empowerment Tool For These Female Authors

By Siddhi Jain Being a female author can come with its own set of challenges, especially when one is trying to juggle a career in...

Self-Driving Cars To Navigate Rush Hour Traffic On This Planet: NASA

A laser-based technology designed to help spacecraft land on a proverbial dime for missions to the Moon and Mars is also helping self-driving cars...

Choose Correct Diet And Workout To Stay Motivated: Actor Sunny Singh

Actor Sunny Singh says when you choose the correct diet and workout, you will always be motivated. "It's been quite a long that I've been...

ICAR Builds Technology To Make Bacteriophages To Control Shrimp Diseases

The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) on Monday said it has transferred its technology to make bacteriophages, or viruses that eat bacteria, to...

NEP Arrived When India Is Redefining Itself As “Atmanirbhar Bharat”

The New Education Policy (NEP) has infused a new wave of optimism with the vision of strengthening the education system, branching out into varied...

Venom Of Largest Spiders To Help Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients

The venom from one of the largest spiders in the world may bring the hope to ease the gut pain suffered by millions of...

Recent Comments