APPLE TV & BEAMER

Discussion in 'AppleTV' started by AJH68, Apr 10, 2015.

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    AJH68 New Member

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    Hi all. If i have movies on my mac, and view thru Apple TV via Beamer, does this use up download of my ISP? I know I have to have my modem on to use this setup. I am hoping it doesn't use up my download as i live remote and GB are very expensive! No special deals out here. thanks in advance.
     
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    Cory Cooper Moderator

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    Hello and welcome.

    If your modem has a built-in Wi-Fi router, it has to be on to create your local wireless network. It won't count towards your ISP bandwidth, because it isn't streaming over the Internet, just over your local network. I am not familiar with Beamer, but what I read on their website is it is similar to and uses Apple AirPlay to stream from the Mac to the Apple TV.

    Hope that helps.

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