Testing the speed of your Internet

BEFORE TESTING: Disconnect all devices from the Internet except one device to be used for testing. This includes PC’s IPTV Boxes and mobile devices. The device chosen for testing should be hard wired via Ethernet if possible. If WIFI has to be used for testing please locate the testing device at least 1 metre away from the wifi router and reboot the wifi router prior to testing. (DO NOT PRESS THE RESET BUTTON). Make sure the testing device is not performing any background updates or in the process of any file transfers. Once you are ready  click the click on the picture below of your preferred test server. When reporting back with the results. please include the ping time as reported. There are only two speedtest sites we recommend, ookla and open speed test.  click on the picture of your choice below to start your test

Open speed Test

Openspeedtest.com is a cross-platform internet speed test application. So you can test your internet speed in various web browsers within different operating systems without installing any additional apps or plugins (No Flash or Java Need!). That means you can run a broadband speed test through any device such as iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Linux, etc. (Any Desktop, Laptop, Mobile and Tablets). When comparing openspeedtest.com with other speed test sites we are using the newest technology available for testing your internet speed. This application is designed for testing any type of connection speed from 1 Kbps to 1 Gbps+. Our algorithm automatically detects the stable connection speed by running several file download and upload requests from your web browser itself. openspeedtest.com is smart enough to find your internet speed more accurately than ever, Our new algorithm is capable of selecting the best server for you and run a speed test for you and that server. You don’t have to do anything, just click start speed test button and wait a few seconds for the final results. All broadband operators have different plans they gives different speed. Some of them gives constant and stable speed, some of them give good speed at starting and it drops down to a low stable speed. Most time Unlimited connection having this issue your download starts at very high speed, but after a few seconds it will come down to a low speed but that is stable. Openspeedtest.com is designed for detecting your stable speed not your top speed.

Ookla Speed Test

Ookla Speedtest® by Ookla® is the definitive way to test the speed and performance of your internet connection. Every day, over ten million unique tests are actively initiated by our users in the locations and at the times when their connectivity matters to them. Since our founding in 2006, an unparalleled total of more than 20 billion tests have been taken with Speedtest. Our commitment to providing transparency into the performance of networks is what drives us. Whether helping our users assess the speed of their individual connections through the Speedtest application or publishing analysis on the state of global markets and related trends, our team is always working to provide data that will help make the internet better and faster for everyone. Ookla Speedtest is currently available for the web at Speedtest.net and for download on iOSAndroidmacOSWindowsGoogle Chrome, and Apple TV.

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