The high quality audio and video that allow for a good interactive experience travel around the world through high-speed Internet connections. Ideally a dedicated Internet connection with high upload and download speed, at least 512 kbps, is recommended. Slower connections will work, but need to be tested individually. A static IP address offers easy access to dial in.
Locations hosting Multipoint Control Units (MCUs) need Internet bandwidth proportional to the amount of locations they can connect.
Internet connectivity is becoming increasingly available also in remote places, and is often an opportunity to connect with local providers as a consultant in the development.