1. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    Is this good. Are the higher numbers better
    12-22-2017 10:41 AM
  2. Tartarus's Avatar
    That’s your WiFi?
    The higher the number, the better. But that all depends on your plan with your provider.

    I have a 400/40 plan with my internet provider and this is the speeds I see in Speedtest:
    12-22-2017 11:06 AM
  3. doogald's Avatar
    That’s your WiFi?
    The higher the number, the better.
    Well, not for ping time or jitter.
    12-22-2017 11:45 AM
  4. Tartarus's Avatar
    Well, not for ping time or jitter.
    That’s true. I didn’t want to complicate stuff.
    12-22-2017 11:50 AM
  5. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Is this good. Are the higher numbers betterhttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...583f923921.jpg
    8 Mbps is pretty slow for Download. Any idea why it so slow?
    12-22-2017 01:01 PM
  6. Quis89's Avatar
    Tough to say without knowing your plan information with your provider. If your WiFi provider is only offering those speeds based on your subscription then that would explain it. It also depends on what you're looking to do. Speeds are subjective to the activity.
    Is it good for web browsing and emailing? Sure.
    Is it good for video streaming? Probably not as good depending on the quality you're looking to stream.
    Is it good for gaming? Nah, not really.
    Is it good for downloading large files? Nope.
    12-22-2017 01:07 PM
  7. TripleOne's Avatar
    It’s okay if you’re doing light stuff on the internet.
    I’d recommend 50mbps or higher would be the sweet spot for a lot of people.
    12-22-2017 10:03 PM
  8. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    It’s okay if you’re doing light stuff on the internet.
    I’d recommend 50mbps or higher would be the sweet spot for a lot of people.
    I average about 88 to 91 Mbps download now. To be honest, I can't really tell the difference between that and when my best was 30 Mbps. The difference just isn't that noticeable to me.
    12-23-2017 04:53 PM
  9. lmws214's Avatar
    May I ask what is a good app to use for this test please? Thank you
    12-23-2017 10:17 PM
  10. TripleOne's Avatar
    I average about 88 to 91 Mbps download now. To be honest, I can't really tell the difference between that and when my best was 30 Mbps. The difference just isn't that noticeable to me.
    I plan on upgrading from 40mbps to 100mbps in January.
    Have you tried streaming 1080p or 4K videos? I’m sure you’ll see the difference in speed when downloading stuff

    I noticed a huge speed jump from 10mbps to 40mbps.
    12-23-2017 10:36 PM
  11. TripleOne's Avatar
    May I ask what is a good app to use for this test please? Thank you
    SpeedTest
    12-23-2017 10:36 PM
  12. phreddyl's Avatar
    I actually prefer fast.com
    12-23-2017 11:02 PM
  13. doogald's Avatar
    May I ask what is a good app to use for this test please? Thank you
    While speedtest is a good app, you don’t need it. Just open Safari and go to the website http://www.dslreports.com/speedtest - just as good.
    12-23-2017 11:03 PM
  14. Wotchered's Avatar
    I think everybody should get several speed test apps .... the difference between apps that state that they are correct is astonishing
    12-24-2017 06:15 AM
  15. doogald's Avatar
    I think everybody should get several speed test apps .... the difference between apps that state that they are correct is astonishing
    Speed is always changing, based on what's going on on the network, what your device is doing in the background, how good or bad your WiFi signal is at the time, etc.
    12-24-2017 06:26 AM
  16. phreddyl's Avatar
    While speedtest is a good app, you don’t need it. Just open Safari and go to the website http://www.dslreports.com/speedtest - just as good.
    That’s why I like fast.com. It’s a website. Not an app.
    12-24-2017 08:16 AM
  17. Not Quite Right's Avatar
    I average about 88 to 91 Mbps download now. To be honest, I can't really tell the difference between that and when my best was 30 Mbps. The difference just isn't that noticeable to me.
    If all you're doing is general web browsing you probably won't see a difference. Start having multiple users downloading, streaming, and gaming at the same time a slow internet connection will raise it's ugly head. Lets not forget all of the other devices in a smart home fighting for bandwidth as well. I realize you're smart enough to go with what works for you personally, just building off your comment ...
    12-24-2017 11:05 AM
  18. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    8 Mbps is pretty slow for Download. Any idea why it so slow?
    My ISP is Cox communications in Oklahoma City
    12-24-2017 03:38 PM
  19. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    If all you're doing is general web browsing you probably won't see a difference. Start having multiple users downloading, streaming, and gaming at the same time a slow internet connection will raise it's ugly head. Lets not forget all of the other devices in a smart home fighting for bandwidth as well. I realize you're smart enough to go with what works for you personally, just building off your comment ...
    Yeah, I don't have the congestion. Small town, 2 in home with an iPhone. That could make a difference.
    12-24-2017 06:53 PM
  20. Chris Cook5's Avatar
    Yeah, I don't have the congestion. Small town, 2 in home with an iPhone. That could make a difference.
    I have two people in my household with 2 iPhones, iMac, iPad 2 (that I don’t use much), Amazon echo.
    12-24-2017 08:32 PM
  21. Wotchered's Avatar
    Speed is always changing, based on what's going on on the network, what your device is doing in the background, how good or bad your WiFi signal is at the time, etc.
    Yes, of course it does !
    However, if you get an array of speed test apps you will find that the difference between apps as well as being large is also consistent. If you are that sort of person you could just choose the speed that you like, or that you feel you deserve.Otherwise,like me you might like to try to estimate how close you are to your provider's published figures
    12-25-2017 08:14 AM
  22. Tpence2177's Avatar
    Stuck on dsl with 6 mbps down and like 0.5 up. It’s usable and we can stream Netflix and amazon all day long at had quality. Sucks when I have a PS4 update. Takes like 4 hours to download 6 gigs 🤦*♂️. Comcast wants like $30k to run to my house, no thanks!
    12-25-2017 08:16 AM
  23. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    I have two people in my household with 2 iPhones, iMac, iPad 2 (that I don’t use much), Amazon echo.
    Have you tried connecting to someone else's wifi? If so, is it the same? Do you have a strong wifi signal, or is it low? Have you checked with your wifi provider for help?
    12-25-2017 01:08 PM
  24. comiken205's Avatar
    CenturyLink is the worst. I regret getting them. I’m locked in for another year. I’m supposed to be getting 40/5
    12-25-2017 06:47 PM
  25. comiken205's Avatar
    CenturyLink is the worst. I regret getting them. I’m locked in for another year. I’m supposed to be getting 40/5
    12-25-2017 06:48 PM
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