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How Fast is Your Internet Connection?

By December 8, 2008

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If you're a "high speed" Internet subscriber then you're probably aware that, to some degree, you pay your ISP for Internet service based on the maximum bandwidth that you can expect to experience.

So, have you ever actually tested your bandwidth to see how fast your Internet connection is? You should, and you should contact your ISP if regular tests show that you're not getting what you pay for.

Speedtest.net is my #1 pick among the many Internet speed test sites available. There are a few other bandwidth testing sites that I like too but Speedtest.net is by far the best.

What are you waiting for? Test your Internet connection and post a comment below with your result! List your download and upload speeds, your ISP name, and what your ISP says you should be getting, if you know.

The commenter with the fastest connection will be the proud winner of the envy of everyone else!

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December 8, 2008 at 12:34 pm
(1) Dan says:

I clocked in at 15,596 KB per second on the download and 1,848 KB per second on the upload. I’m using Verizon FIOS for those curious.

December 8, 2008 at 12:38 pm
(2) Beverly Hernandez says:

download: 5130 kb/s
upload: 647 kb/s
sbcglobal (att)

December 8, 2008 at 1:21 pm
(3) Rai says:

Having any type of broadband is an issue in the remote location we live in; speed is a secondary consideration.

December 8, 2008 at 2:39 pm
(4) JJL says:

I have the premium service from Cox.net, and test at a download speed of 26494 and upload of 2553.

December 8, 2008 at 3:22 pm
(5) Megan Romer - World Music says:

I’ve got 9110 on the down, 947 on the up. I thought it was fast until I read some of the others here. It’s TWC of Central New York, in case anyone’s curious.

December 8, 2008 at 3:41 pm
(6) gaztelugatxe says:

5808 kbps/563 kbps

Much slower than some of the previous ones, but more than enough for what I use it for.

December 8, 2008 at 4:09 pm
(7) Vincent Iannelli, MD says:

I tested at:

2895 kb/s download
636 kb/s upload

Verizon DSL

December 8, 2008 at 5:05 pm
(8) Franny Syufy says:

I’m not sure if I did it right, because my results are way off from some of the others who commented:

Comcast Cable
San Francisco Server (50 miles away):
Download: 22,423 kb/s
Upload: 4,517 kb/s

San Jose Server (100 miles away):
Download: 22,104 kb/s
Upload: 5,363 kb/s

Comcast tells me only 400.0 Mbps, which seems a tad high. ;)

December 8, 2008 at 5:46 pm
(9) Tim Fisher says:

I just clocked 18,329 kb/s down and 1,438 kb/s up. I use Mediacom and it’s pretty close to the advertised speed.

December 8, 2008 at 5:56 pm
(10) Sheri says:

Thanks Tim for providing this info! After seeing really low speeds, I checked with our DSL provider and they are sending out a newer modem to get us faster speeds. I’ll do the speed test again with the new modem later this week.

December 8, 2008 at 6:50 pm
(11) Connie G. says:

I test at 1269 download and 211 upload on Earthlink using a wireless connection – compared to everyone else it seems slow, but compared to the dial-up I had for years, it is lightning fast to me ;)

December 8, 2008 at 7:05 pm
(12) barb says:

21789 download and 2681 on the upload,

December 8, 2008 at 9:51 pm
(13) Amy says:

937 download
279 up

Isn’t that sad.


December 9, 2008 at 12:30 am
(14) Vincent Iannelli, MD says:

I tested again at home:


1398 kb/s download
1062 kb/s upload

To me, anything around 1000 to 2000 kb/s seems fast enough. I couldn’t imagine speeds of 20 Mbps, but I’m sure I’d sign up if it were offered in my area. ;->

December 9, 2008 at 12:37 pm
(15) Arthur Levine says:


Comcast in MA.

I’m jealous of the really high speeds posted by others.

December 11, 2008 at 12:50 am
(16) Erin says:

Wow, mine from http://www.clear.com/?utm_source=bc is 18,120 and 1,140. I expect that I guess.

December 11, 2008 at 7:55 am
(17) jOSEPH says:

Download speed: 51.2kbps
Upload speed: 30kbps

So slow:(

December 11, 2008 at 9:57 am
(18) Debbie says:

Mine was 17160 for the download and 3618 for the upload. i have no idea if thats good or not, lol! I’m using Cox Communications.

December 11, 2008 at 10:52 am
(19) Tim Fisher says:

Debbie, those are VERY good numbers. Your download speed is near the top of what cable providers are now offering and your upload speed is REALLY REALLY fast – much faster than average, for sure.

December 13, 2008 at 10:06 am
(20) CaptainFrog says:

My test came in at 2776 kbps up and 319 kbs down. Pretty close to th advertised 3 mb.

December 13, 2008 at 11:16 am
(21) Jeff Nicholas says:

My download speed was 39kb/s and my upload speed was 18kb/s
My ISP is Orange PCS Ltd.
Orange promise speeds of up to 7.2mb/s but as you can see this is nowhere near their promises.

December 13, 2008 at 12:59 pm
(22) Bill says:

14214 down, 1812 up
Am using Pen tele data with Blue Ridge Cable
Have a 15 g service

December 13, 2008 at 9:54 pm
(23) Gersheps says:

Download 28,694
Upload 989
Using Roadrunner cable.
This seems like a HUGE spread between the Download and Upload, but fprtunately I don’t have to upload a lot.

December 14, 2008 at 12:17 pm
(24) Andy says:

My Test Showed the following:
Download at 1549 kb/s
Upload at 370 kb/s
Using Verizon Broadband DSL
Paying $37.99 per month

No 7, Vincent Iannelli says:
2895 kb/s Download &
636 kb/s Upload
Also Using Verizon DSL
Why the Difference?
Is Vincent Paying more for Verizon DSL?

December 26, 2008 at 10:14 am
(25) Anne says:

21,135 kb/s download
3425 kb/s upload
Cox Communications

Cox seems to be getting some really good numbers! Glad I have them. :)

January 6, 2009 at 9:02 pm
(26) Ralph says:

19.3 mg down, 4.4 up
Verizon FIOS, pretty close to advertised speeds.

February 1, 2009 at 2:06 am
(27) Mak Mour says:

We have also set up our speed test server at Orlando. Check us out and send any comments you may have about our service.


February 4, 2009 at 11:45 pm
(28) FRANK says:

DOWNLOAD 20273 kb/s and my upload lol 20132
fios kicks @ss i test downloaded a 1 gig file at a sustained 2.33 MBps for 7:17 seconds
and my upload is just as fast and the best part is its no extra cost to get a 20/20 in my area optonline blows
this is not a BS lie fios is just that fast atleast in my area in long island and im thankfull for that

March 16, 2009 at 7:56 am
(29) scott says:

3232kb/s 729kb/s east coast of australia and i pay $100 a month with 25G download

March 18, 2009 at 6:08 pm
(30) kai says:

2003 download
200 upload
Verizon VZ access via cell phone network

April 30, 2009 at 10:36 pm
(31) Stephen says:

I Thought it was fast till i read the others 15000 Up 5000 Download

May 12, 2009 at 9:59 pm
(32) Alasdair says:

Charter Cable in SC
2.67 down
0.92 up

What a crock of …., and I am paying extra for supposedly 10 meg. No wonder they are in Chapter 11.

May 17, 2009 at 12:28 pm
(33) Bill says:

Comcast, Download speed is 15.46 Mbps and upload is 2.90 Mbps. I love the speed. Neighbor has AT&T and it is so slow.

May 23, 2009 at 9:27 pm
(34) Hamza says:

I’m using:
Rogers High-Speed Internet (Not so high-speed after all, T_T)
Safari (Web Browser)

My statistics:
4.4 MBps
462 KBps
Ping: 177 ms

July 8, 2009 at 2:07 pm
(35) bob biology says:

mine is the worst, so called “Business DSL”
678 kbps download
122 kbps upload
boss man has no clue he’s getting ripped off,

July 9, 2009 at 4:03 pm
(36) Mr.DarC says:

lol my internet speed is 12 and my upload is…. ** ^^LOL^^

August 27, 2009 at 2:29 pm
(37) Rain says:

Download: 15.56 Mb/s
Upload: 8.75 Mb/s
ISP: Comcast Cable
Location: Northern California

I’m guessing this is what I should be getting.

November 24, 2009 at 11:08 pm
(38) DarkTroller says:

Download: 21.88 MB/S
Upload: .96 MB/S

ISP Shaw Cable

Location British Columbia, Canada

January 19, 2010 at 5:22 pm
(39) dadatwork says:

I have Road Runner “Standard”
Download speed = 18.55 mb
Upload speed – .95 mb

It always seems sluggish with movie downloads.

January 21, 2010 at 5:15 pm
(40) HE says:

22,839kbps is my download speed
1115 is my upload speed
im using verizon fios
is that good?

February 14, 2010 at 5:02 pm
(41) Tim Fisher says:

@HE: Yes – very good :)

January 23, 2010 at 6:31 pm
(42) James T says:

1.65 MB/s down
.28 MB/s up
cox (not so) High Speed

50 miles, Phoenix

January 27, 2010 at 5:55 pm
(43) Ron B says:

2.9 Mb/s download

.91 Mb/s Upload. Now this is really sad. ATT Uverse connection.

February 14, 2010 at 5:20 pm
(44) Tim Fisher says:

@Ron B: That is pretty bad :(

February 23, 2010 at 10:07 pm
(45) Robert K says:

Comcast High Speed Internet with boost
Download: 24.01 Mbps
Upload: 4.82 Mbps

February 24, 2010 at 7:58 am
(46) Tim Fisher says:

@Robert K: That’s pretty fast :) . I don’t have Comcast but I’ve always wondered – do you like the speed boost thing? Does it really work as advertised?

March 29, 2010 at 4:09 pm
(47) Sozo says:

Download Speed: 18mb/s or 18267 kbps (2283.4 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 5mb/s or 5083 kbps (635.4 KB/sec transfer rate)

April 19, 2010 at 12:00 pm
(48) Jamil says:

My results are much lower than the average ISP. Should i worry ?

April 20, 2010 at 9:00 am
(49) Tim Fisher says:

@Jamil: It depends. What does your ISP say you should be getting for speed?

August 24, 2010 at 12:35 pm
(50) gary says:

well I’m at work where we have a T1 connection… supposed to be pretty fast… we only clocked at

2.4 download and

.56 upload


December 16, 2010 at 7:50 pm
(51) Jerry says:

Download speed is 2.57 mbps and upload is 0.42 mbps. I just upgraded from 3.0 mbps to 6.0 mbps with AT&T DSL. I wonder if I need another modem. One blogger said to replace my filters with a nid splitter. Would that help?

December 17, 2010 at 11:31 am
(52) Tim Fisher says:

@Jerry: I’d start by contacting AT&T and have them do a speed test. They can see if you’re getting what you should from your modem back to their location. If not, it’s their issue. If so, then you know the problem is somewhere between the modem and your computer.

I haven’t had DSL in years, but the filters are just between your other devices (like phones) and the wall, correct? You shouldn’t have a filter anywhere involved with the modem or computer. Unless you’re thinking the filters elsewhere in the house are interfering with the modem’s communication?

December 16, 2010 at 8:58 pm
(53) E Alderton says:

Last Result:
Download Speed: 5021 kbps (627.6 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 481 kbps (60.1 KB/sec transfer rate)

January 13, 2011 at 11:45 pm
(54) lisa says:

I just got Cox cable high speed and it is running at 130 bk/sec. My cricket USB thing was faster than that.

January 14, 2011 at 9:42 am
(55) Tim Fisher says:

@lisa: Yikes! Yea, that’s too slow. Give Cox a call… you should be seeing MUCH faster speeds than that even if you’ve purchased the lowest tier service.

January 19, 2011 at 5:06 pm
(56) Bill says:

I’m at work at a big company. My speeds are:

90.79 Mb/s Download
83.18 Mb/s Upload

You read that right…MEGAbits per second. I guess I can do just about anything with that speed. Didn’t realize I had such a fast connection.

January 20, 2011 at 9:52 am
(57) Tim Fisher says:

@Bill: Wow, yea, that’s fast. I worked at a Fortune 50 company for years but never saw anything that fast. You could download an entire DVD in a several seconds at that rate. Impressive. :)

February 21, 2011 at 6:47 pm
(58) Will says:

Every one is complaining about their connection, but check this out:

Download: 1.29 Mb/s
Upload: .55 Mb/s

This is so annoying!

February 21, 2011 at 8:20 pm
(59) Tim Fisher says:

@Will: I certainly remember the day when that was BLAZING fast but yea, a bit slow these days. What does your ISP guarantee?

September 7, 2011 at 6:39 am
(60) Randell says:

Ping 17 ms
Download: 24.01
Upload: 67.98
from Tokyo site

Ping 31 ms
Download: 58.44
Upload: 28.70
from South Korea site

Suppose to have 1GB fiber line in my home Japan AU one. I think this is good but not what I am suppose to be getting.

September 7, 2011 at 11:09 am
(61) Tim Fisher says:

@Randell: Those are certainly fast numbers, but yea, probably not as fast as should be.

September 9, 2011 at 11:13 pm
(62) Henry Jonathan says:

I got about 1.3mB/s for download.
And just .32mB/s for upload.
Pretty slow than what compared all above me. :(
And also I don’t live in the US, I heard all the connections there are fast.

September 10, 2011 at 9:30 am
(63) Tim Fisher says:

@Henry Jonathan: Yea, that’s pretty slow, but that rumor about “all the connections [in the US] are fast” is just a rumor! Here’s a constantly updated list of broadband speed averages by country: Household Download Index. The US is #30 as of right now. It’s true that the US has the highest number of broadband subscribers, but as far as average speed, it’s pretty low, at least compared to a number of European countries.

September 30, 2011 at 9:46 am
(64) sam says:

haha losers mines 128kb/s download and 97kb/s upload
man its so fast i can download almost anything in just under 12 hours. ps i have no clue why its sooo slow

September 30, 2011 at 3:59 pm
(65) Tim Fisher says:

@sam: LOL… yea, that’s pretty slow. Do you know what you pay for? Are you on a wired connection or wireless (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.)?

October 2, 2011 at 8:52 am
(66) Jon says:

My ping is 309 ms, my download speed is 0.20 Mbps and my upload speed is 0.19 Mbps. Mediatti- government contract.

October 2, 2011 at 6:04 pm
(67) Tim Fisher says:

@Jon: Sorry Jon… yea, that’s pretty slow. :(

November 22, 2011 at 7:13 pm
(68) marty says:

TWC tampa, 9700 down 900 up

December 27, 2011 at 1:27 am
(69) Tommy says:

In Seoul

12.43 Mbps down
0.94 Mbps up

January 27, 2012 at 4:52 pm
(70) Michael says:

Pittsburgh PA Area, Armstrong Cable, Zoom Internet.

PING – 48 ms
D/L – 6.03 Mbps
U/L – 5.39 Mbps

Was told “up to 10 Mbps D/L, 2 Mbps U/L” Not complaining!

February 18, 2012 at 4:34 pm
(71) Tim Fisher says:

@Michael: Not bad at all. I usually have greater upload than I’m told which is always nice.

February 20, 2012 at 3:13 am
(72) Chas says:

5.42mb/s Download
0.43mb/s Upload

But it feels slower than the AT&T dsl I had, btw that’s from Cox communications :-\ Much slower than I remember

April 2, 2012 at 6:10 pm
(73) Ted says:

I just had my ISP out to make a house call. They switched my ATT Uverse wireless switch and router. The old one no longer worked. Now my connection speeds seem really slow. On their visit they said they are suppose to give some kind of charge because I switched my wireless base station to an Apple Extreme Basestation. I think this was much faster.
I am suppose to be getting the very fastest connection speeds from U-Verse that they offer for residential customers. I think I play $65 a month. I thought my speed was suppose to be about 24 mbps.

My last test pinged at 32 ms
Download speed was 6.08 Mbps
upload speed 5.46 Mbps

For some reason speediest.net says my ISP is Comcast Cable. Is this test way off from what I am paying to get?

April 10, 2012 at 11:51 am
(74) Tim Fisher says:

@Ted: Use AT&T’s test here: http://www.att.com/speedtest/. If you’re getting less than what you’re paying for (within reason) then call them.

April 2, 2012 at 9:35 pm
(75) oli says:

my speed is 26,000 kbps
and upload is 6,000 kbps

May 11, 2012 at 11:18 pm
(76) Dirtyred says:

I am with COX.
Pay for ULTIMATE….which is supposed to be at 50Mbps

I get that SOMETIMES

Today I am getting around 10Mbps Down/ 800Kbps Up

Paying $90 a month just for internet…..and it sucks more than half the time. When I complain to tech support they tell me to clear cache and cookies. And they said if they come to the house and check…and cannot find anything wrong….I have to pay a service charge. As I said…..the speed is up and down….

May 11, 2012 at 11:20 pm
(77) Dirtyred says:

9Mbs down
800Kbps Up

COX Ultimate $90 a month

June 7, 2012 at 11:05 pm
(78) Alice says:

0.63 Mb/s Download
0.08 Mb/s Upload

…Should I be worried?

June 8, 2012 at 10:00 am
(79) Tim Fisher says:

@Alice: It depends on what you’re paying for. :) On average, though, no, that’s not very fast.

January 2, 2013 at 12:50 pm
(80) Brian says:

I pay Cytanet here in Cyprus for 6 mbs, and am lucky to get between 2 and 3, they are the worst ISOP providers I have ever experienced. WEill go over to Prime Tel.

January 5, 2013 at 4:09 pm
(81) babz says:

download 76.59
upload 17.78

January 13, 2013 at 5:57 am
(82) Slade says:

I did several tests

Ping: 12ms – 30ms
Download: 0.00 Mb/s – 0.01 Mb/s
Upload: 0.13 Mb/s – 0.50 Mb/s

Not sure why its so slow. Been trying to figure it out for years, but the tech guys think its normal. And for $90 a month too. Telstra…

January 16, 2013 at 12:44 pm
(83) Judy says:

I used speed net and got dl speed of .04 to .28 and upload from .28 to .54. I was using Verizon WiFi. I just cancelled and am going to DISH Internet. No other choices for me.

January 24, 2013 at 6:38 pm
(84) Hustle says:

25 ping
31 mb UP
5 mb DOWN

50 miles away.

January 27, 2013 at 7:23 am
(85) Dave P says:

Never seen anything like these down/ups speeds. I’m only paying for the 5mb package!!!!! Sweet!!!

February 12, 2013 at 2:08 am
(86) Deborah says:

i have just used speedtest.net my speed is 18mbps down and 8 mbps uploading i am meant to be getting 256kbs down/64 uploading this speed of 18mbps/8 mbps seems very slow

February 12, 2013 at 10:50 am
(87) Tim Fisher says:

@Deborah: 18mbps is 72 times faster than 256 kbps (mbps vs kbps) and 8 mbps is 128 times faster than 64 kbps. My guess is that you have a different service than you think. This is all good news, of course. With the speed you thought you had, it would take a VERY long time load modern web pages.

February 23, 2013 at 4:40 pm
(88) William says:

I have cox cable preferred internet which advertise at 18Mbps. I test at 22Mbps on average. I am in pensacola, fl test sights out of LA. It was fun testing sights to other areas including some out of US. Some of those test were 3.5Mbps which is realy stiil fast. I really think Cox has best internet but cost more.

February 26, 2013 at 1:28 am
(89) Tammy says:

I have Teksavvy (I believe they use Bell lines though.) My download speed is 4.54 mbps and my upload speed is 0.63 mbps. Not sure if thats good or bad but my internet seems to be running slow tonight.

March 5, 2013 at 1:45 am
(90) john says:

upload 1.86 mbp/s
cox cable

March 30, 2013 at 6:39 pm
(91) Jack says:

Got 2.5 mb for Download speeds and Upload Speeds are only at 375 kb

April 12, 2013 at 1:13 am
(92) Paul M says:

12.88 Mb up/4.33 Mb down
Windstream DSL (the dslam is about 4 blocks down the street)

May 1, 2013 at 4:52 am
(93) mario says:

down 87.59 mbps
uploa 57.00 mbps

May 2, 2013 at 5:32 am
(94) Phil Johnson says:

I Forgot to write it down, I was just curious what It was, I’m not here to try to beat any internet land speed records it does what I need it to do, so needless to say, I’m very satisfied with the results, thanks much anyways.
;-) )

May 10, 2013 at 7:31 am
(95) Hugh Nicklin says:

My French line is tested at 7.8 mbps. How does this compare?

May 13, 2013 at 12:56 pm
(96) Tim Fisher says:

@Hugh Nicklin: According to this BBC piece (not sure on the date), the “advertised” average speed in France is around 50 Mbps so you seem to be on the slow side. What really matters is what you’re paying for. If you’re paying for 6 to 10 Mbps and getting 7.8, that’s not too bad. If you’re paying for 50 Mbps and you’re getting 7.8, you should contact you ISP.

May 15, 2013 at 12:39 am
(97) William says:

I’ve got:
Ping- 26ms

Down- 14.63 mbps

Up- 1.47 mbps

I don’t really know what this transitions into as far as Kbs, but they just installed it today. I switched from Comcast to At&t Uverse. Indianapolis, Indiana. Got the phone, tv, and net. Any idea if these are good? I am also doing it from a wifi laptop if that makes a difference.

May 16, 2013 at 11:23 am
(98) Tim Fisher says:

@William: I’d say you’re doing OK compared to averages. Maybe on the lower side due to recent speed increases by a number of major ISPs. The important part is if you’re getting what you’re paying for. If AT&T says you should be getting 15 Mbps down and 1.5 Mbps up then you look fantastic. If you’re paying for a 50/5 Mbps plan then you need to get a tech out and figure out why you’re running so slow. I made up the numbers but you get the idea.

June 4, 2013 at 8:01 am
(99) ela says:

upload-86.48 mbps
download-58.98 mbps

June 17, 2013 at 11:57 am
(100) Tim Fisher says:

@ela: That’s impressive!

June 5, 2013 at 4:14 pm
(101) Keyss says:

Ping: 41 ms
Download: 5.75 mbps
Upload: 0.42mbps
ATT U-Verse

I don’t know if this is very good or not?

June 17, 2013 at 11:58 am
(102) Tim Fisher says:

@Keyss: It depends on what you’re paying for. I’d say that’s pretty standard for a relatively inexpensive DSL connection.

June 19, 2013 at 6:05 pm
(103) Chuck T says:

I live in an NYC apartment and the best I get from Verizon non-Fios HSI is download 1.29 mbps & upload .24 mbps. And the TWC option is also with problems. During non-peak hrs it was a very decent download 8.50 & upload 2.30 mbps. The problem was that during peak hrs the speeds would drop to download .40 and upload .10

I tried TWC concurrently with Verizon for a few months. The fact I settled on this Verizon garbage is all you need to know about the quality of TWC.

This…in the Greatest City in the World? As a single person, I am now wondering if I should just move… smdh.

June 20, 2013 at 3:39 pm
(104) William P. Krug says:

Im Getting
~~Download~~ 5.38 Mbps
~~~Upload~~~ 1.05 Mbps

I not sure if its good or not but we use to be able to play online games perfectly fine. As of late me and him experience lag issues combined with random disconnects/reconnects. Its really screwing our entire ability to play anything online.

June 23, 2013 at 3:22 pm
(105) russell says:

34.51mbps down
3.67 mbps upload
charter cable Michigan

July 23, 2013 at 7:26 pm
(106) Noah says:

31s ping
2.88 Mbps download
0.47 Mbps upload

I just got U verse, and i cant remember my old connection speed, so i cant be sure if this is acceptable or not. Slow comparatively to be sure, but am i getting my money’s worth?

AT&T 75.00 per month

August 9, 2013 at 12:34 pm
(107) Tim Fisher says:

@Noah: $75 USD per month for 2.88/0.47 is high, at least compared to other high-speed services I see these days.

August 7, 2013 at 3:38 am
(108) dave says:

26.00 mbps download and 5.50 mbps upload isp is comcast buisness class $100 dollars a month

August 20, 2013 at 3:49 pm
(109) Brian says:

We are switching from 8 1.5 MB T1 lines (12Mb total), which cost $55,000 plus per year to a 150 MB fiber line, which is $35,000 per year.
My speeds on the T1s;
Ping 38ms
Download, 3.10Mbps
Upload 7.85 Mbps

On my new 150 Mb Fiber connection;
Ping 15ms
Download 9.47 Mbps
Upload 8.68 Mbps
When I place nearly 500 devices on this line, I hope to see some happy people instead of the miserable, “I can’t get on the Internet!” phone calls I get now.

August 23, 2013 at 3:17 pm
(110) COdy says:

Pay for AT&T *high speed* DSL – in a relatively rural area. We have the $30 a month package, but the only higher package is $35 and we are moving to that today. Hopefully we will see an improvement, as the current speeds are

Download: 0.03 mbps
Upload speed: 0.09 mbps

Impossible to do anything on this internet, downloading usually pushes a blistering pace of around 13 kb/s. Loading a web page, when it doesn’t just fail completely, takes around a minute or more. Sending emails is almost impossible. Watching a video on Youtube is impossible. Completely impossible.

Unfortunately, our only other options are Satellite internet through HughesNet or Dial-Up.

September 7, 2013 at 10:30 am
(111) Rob says:

My isp is via microwave and The server was 800km away

September 7, 2013 at 10:34 am
(112) rob says:

hmm it didnt accept the url ok Ping 33 Download 5.63 Mbps Upload 1.90 Mbps

September 10, 2013 at 1:08 am
(113) Eric says:
September 10, 2013 at 7:51 pm
(114) kevinn says:

Verizon fios
10 ms ping
58.3 Mbps download
39.14 Mbps upload
high speed fiber optics baby!!!!!

September 11, 2013 at 8:27 pm
(115) Greg says:

Comcast xfinity home internet:
Download: 28.14Mbps / 3.5megabytes per second
Upload: 5.51Mbps
Average ping between: 10-20ms

September 13, 2013 at 12:13 pm
(116) ZackZ says:

I am using AT&T Elite DSL Package For 34.95 Month No Contract

Download 5.34 mb/s

Upload 0.65 mb/s

I can stream movies in HD on Hulu at the same time my buddy is playing online poker and streaming HD movies to, with no buffering. I was promised 6 mb/s from AT&T and i am happy with what I am getting. I was scared when first purchasing because cox had such higher download speeds, but my buddy said he had cox and it was always giving him problems so he insisted we try AT&T.

To say the least i am very pleased with AT&T DSL Elite Package.

September 25, 2013 at 9:00 pm
(117) Caleb says:

Ping: 706 ms

Download: 0.14 mb/s Upload: 0.19 mb/s I honestly have no idea if this is good or bad. I’m using Dish high Speed Internet

October 7, 2013 at 12:23 pm
(118) Tim Fisher says:

@Caleb: I’m not sure if that’s good or not for Dish. That’s very slow compared to other “high speed” connections.

October 4, 2013 at 9:23 am
(119) Imac Receiver says:

Ping: 34
Download: 2.33Mbps

Why my internet so slow!?! I need to install a 16GB file! How long will it take on iMac 2012?

October 7, 2013 at 12:24 pm
(120) Tim Fisher says:

@Imac Receiver: Downloading a 16 GB file will take quite some time with that bandwidth but it’s doable. Why is it so slow? I don’t know… what speed to you pay for?

December 3, 2013 at 6:51 pm
(121) michelle says:

laf,indiana frontier ping 73 download 5.31 upload .71

don’t know if its good but pretty much sucks when neighbors get off work and kids out of school i pay $55/month high speed max and phone bundle. they are milking us.

December 7, 2013 at 9:37 am
(122) klein says:

29.6 Mbps download
5.82 Mbps upload

I use Comcast but have been having troubles with it lately. Thinking about going to something else but not too many options.

December 10, 2013 at 11:06 am
(123) Peg says:

Ping 13 ms
Download 9.65 Mbps
Upload 2.74 Mbps

Live in a very rural area. Are these numbers acceptable?

December 10, 2013 at 11:13 am
(124) Tim Fisher says:

@Peg: I don’t know what exactly you mean by “very rural” but by my definition, yes, both your DL and UL speeds are VERY good!

January 24, 2014 at 2:49 pm
(125) Matthew says:

43,860 Kbp/s Download
11,670 Kbp/s Upload
Ping : 15ms

I find these speeds funny since I’m on a cut-rate Comcast plan here in Illinois. If only the router would stop crashing because the NAT chip keeps getting overloaded, then I could actually use it.

February 4, 2014 at 1:11 am
(126) Jeff says:

.82 mbps download/.08 mbps upload

Seems rather slow.

February 4, 2014 at 6:50 pm
(127) Jamison says:

I’m getting 15.10 Mbps download and 0.95 Mbps upload.. I’m on AT&T Uverse paying for 18 Mbps download is this right?

February 11, 2014 at 2:33 pm
(128) Tim Fisher says:

@Jamison: That’s probably not too far off the mark.

February 15, 2014 at 1:45 pm
(129) John says:

My download is 0.83 nuff said dont sign with Verizon wireless people you will regret it

February 19, 2014 at 4:03 am
(130) Steve IOM says:

Down: 95 Mbps
Up: 73 Mbps

Very Fast using Manx Telecom

March 1, 2014 at 11:58 am
(131) Ross says:

Well you guys all have massive kB/s
I came across this site while downloading and my download speed is 147kB/s.
Northern Ireland Countryside

March 5, 2014 at 3:28 pm
(132) Ken says:

11 ping, 33.10 download,5.42 upload Lynchburg, Va. Comcast

March 30, 2014 at 8:33 am
(133) Ivan says:

I have read much about fast internet speeds as Iím connected to Coxís Ultimate which states I should get UPTO 150mb download and 20mb upload. That all sounds impressive and when the engineer ran speedtest I was amazed to see that it actually recorded a speed of around 185mb download and around 40mb upload. Impressive?
Iíve concluded speedtest sites CAN provide a false positive. Whilst a speed testing sites are all well and good, they only provide a quick snapshot of how your line is apparently working.
If you have Windows 8, press CTRL+ALT and DEL together, select Task Manager. Select the Performance drop down bar and then click on your Ethernet or WiFi tab. With this piece of software running go onto somewhere like YouTube or Microsoft, both companies have massive bandwidth capacity. Whilst downloading go back to the Windows Task Bar performance and look at the true figures. I found my so called massive download capability was only working at around 5 to 10mb on download. Not convinced? If you have Cox internet, you may well have access to their cloud storage facility. According to Ookla who Cox use as a speed test software site, an 8mb picture file should upload with a 20mb upload capability in 3 seconds. I tested it, 35 seconds later it was still uploading. This is the same on several cloud sites.
What do Cox say? Well, 4 modems later, over 15 hours of onsite engineering visits and noise apparently being removed from the line on 3 occasions. The internet speed is still the same with false positives being provided by speedtest. By the way, 4 different computers, 2 iPhone 5s’s, a Kindle, 2 Cox engineersí tablets and 2 of their own computers have all recorded exactly the same findings. I have seen packet loss on the line with 250 packets being sent and dropping 149. Cox’s own engineers have admitted consistent packet loss at around 26 or 27%.
Cox, I have to say have been very pro-active, but they do seem perplexed and the saga continues.

April 5, 2014 at 3:23 am
(134) corey f says:

i got 0.16 mbps download and 0.31 mbps upload….i have frontier.

April 12, 2014 at 8:09 pm
(135) Karen says:

My download speed is 21.88 mbps and upload is 2.23 mbps. Is that good????

April 12, 2014 at 8:11 pm
(136) Karen says:

I have Time Warner, by the way.

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