What is Broadband Speed Test testing?
Broadband Speed Test performs three key measurements used to determine the overall quality and performance of your Internet connection.
The speed at which data is sent from the Internet to your computer
The speed at which data is sent from your computer to the Internet
The time it takes in milliseconds for a small piece of data to be sent from your computer to the Internet and back
To test your internet speed, the simple way is to Google the words ‘adsl speed test’ and then click on the top result RUN SPEED TEST (blue button)
What Speed Should You Be Getting?
ADSL2 – Speeds range between 8,000 kbps (8Mbps)to 12,000kbps down
ADSL 2+ – Speeds are anywhere from 12,000kbps to 24,000kbps down.
CABLE – Most Cable Providers are currently offering Cable connections speeds of up to 8 Mbps, 9.9Mbps, 17Mbps and 30Mps