There are way more sophisticated websites you can go to for a more comprehensive speed test. Ookla is our preferred tool here at Melbourne Wi-Fi others we like include –
or just do it from Google search!
How to do a basic a Speed Test via Google Search:
3 things to look for in your speed test results:
- download speed is the rate that you are receiving data and content from the internet or your network host.
- upload speed is the rate that you are sending data from your device to a server on the internet.
- ping is the speed at which the server at the other end replies or acknowledges the transmitted data packet
WiFi speeds can vary device to device even if they are the same Wi-Fi network. It is best to run a speed test first on a PC, laptop or device hardwired or connected to the router via and ethernet cable. Once you have established the quality of the connection to your home it is easier to troubleshoot blackspots or signal drops outs in your home network. If you are experiencing interruptions to Wi-Fi signal within your home, a Mesh network or WiFi Repeater may help solve your problems.
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