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For the most precise internet speed test, it’s recommended to switch off the downloading programs, internet radio and YouTube. To be 100% sure repeat the speed test minimum twice.

Questions and answers

Internet Service Provider

  • ping

    Ping time

  • ip

    IP address

    54.159.85.193

  • download speed

    Download speed

  • upload speed

    Upload speed

What is the internet speed test?

Our speedtest is to help to measure the real speed your provider supply you with, If the speed is much slower than the provider claim, it’s recommended to call and request the reasons from the company. Using our speedtest you will be able to check:

  1. Upload speed
  2. Download speed
  3. PING – the time spent on sending information/data set to the server and back
  4. IP address – your computer’s unique address in the Internet

What does the internet speed depend on?

The internet speed depend directly on the type of the internet connection you are using. Nowadays the most popular are:

  • ADSL – this type uses the phone line. This technology has the division of the frequency/from those where the voice goes, therefore the line is free even while being actively used.
  • FTTB – it’s based on the usage of the fiber-optic cable which is connected to the transmitter in the subscriber’s building and then the twisted pair is outstretched. Nowadays it’s the most popular way of connection.
  • 3G/4G –this type is used in mobile nets .The USB modem is used for laptops and computer connection while for the net 3G/4G routers

In fact, there are no problems with wire connection, whereas wireless might be troublesome. The more gadgets are attached to the router the lower the speed might be.

Apart from the equipment, the speed can be influenced by software that uses the traffic mainly.

If the internet speed differs more than 10% one more measuring is advisable or use the same services, for example speedtest.net. If the result remains the same, call the provider for the reasons.

  • stat

    24% of Internet users do not realize that their ISP reduces their internet speed.

What is the preferable/ideal speed for games, videos and skype?

It’s frequently asked how to define the ideal minimum of speed. Actually it depends on the purposes of the usage.

If you just need to use the social networking sites thus you don’t need more than 3 Mbps

Can’t live without watching videos – less than 20 Mbps is not even worth considering-will waste time and lose patience.

Fond of online games? In this case, the internet speed is not so vital as the quality of the connection, ping precisely (up to 10 msec) and the absence of packet loss.

  • skype

    For Skype, it's important to have a stable upload speed

  • youtube

    And it is important to have a stable download speed

  • game

    In online games in addition to the speed you need to have a good ping up to 10ms

Which providers are the fastest in the USA in 2018?

If you are not satisfied with the service quality and the cost of the wireless providers, we present the number of the best ones:

What is the average speed in my city?

With a help of our service you can compare the average figures in the city. The grid shows the average mobile and wireless connection for the cities where more than 1000 measurements occurred.

City Download speed Upload speed

New York

64 Mbps

23 Mbps

Los Angeles

60 Mbps

32 Mbps

Chicago

56 Mbps

25 Mbps

Houston

48 Mbps

17 Mbps

Phoenix

54 Mbps

30 Mbps

Philadelphia

59 Mbps

32 Mbps

San Antonio

51 Mbps

25 Mbps

San Diego

47 Mbps

18 Mbps

Dallas

43 Mbps

16 Mbps

San Jose

53 Mbps

22 Mbps

Austin

61 Mbps

25 Mbps

Jacksonville

59 Mbps

24 Mbps

San Francisco

69 Mbps

38 Mbps

Columbus

46 Mbps

20 Mbps

Indianapolis

52 Mbps

23 Mbps

Fort Worth

52 Mbps

20 Mbps

Charlotte

47 Mbps

17 Mbps

Seattle

58 Mbps

30 Mbps

Denver

62 Mbps

29 Mbps

El Paso

59 Mbps

31 Mbps

Washington

65 Mbps

32 Mbps

Boston

64 Mbps

34 Mbps

Detroit

57 Mbps

28 Mbps

Nashville

53 Mbps

26 Mbps

Memphis

46 Mbps

20 Mbps

Portland

49 Mbps

21 Mbps

Oklahoma City

39 Mbps

17 Mbps

Las Vegas

50 Mbps

35 Mbps

Louisville

51 Mbps

28 Mbps

Baltimore

55 Mbps

29 Mbps