|Ping is used for determining the throughput rate. It is assumed the quicker the ping the quicker the data transfer.|
A better way of finding out this information is to go to one of the many speed tests sites. Find a server in the town you were streaming the video from, and then compare the test results with what you are paying for.
For an accurate picture of your bandwidth do the tests at different times of the day but to the same server you first used.
A defragged hard drive and plenty of free space helps drive performance.
Google tcpoptimizer. I have had good results with the program.