Can you please test your bandwidth?
To see what your bandwidth is, go to http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest
and click "Los Angeles"
Another possible cause of choppiness or pausing playback could be insufficient CPU resources on the broadcaster's or the viewer's side. Older computers' graphic cards may have a difficult time encoding and decoding live and recorded video. We recommend shutting down all other applications and browser tabs / windows while broadcasting and viewing if you are experiencing playback problems. What are the specifications of your computer?
I have my local storage set to 100kb. Please uncheck the hardware acceleration box. Occasionally this can cause issues if you have a particular graphics card.