We are proud to work closely with Ookla, the creators of speedtest.net. We have provided, and continue to offer, one of the longest running speedtest servers in the center of London.
The speed test below is directly connected to our speedtest server through speedtest.net and will provide you with accurate readings. As a mark of our network quality, our speedtest is often recommended for use by many of the high street competitors in today’s market.
The speedtest will show your current broadband speeds. Discover what each element means below:
What do your Speedtest results mean?
Ping (aka Latency)
Ping is measured in milliseconds and is the response time of your internet connection. The lower the Ping rate the faster the connection response is. This is vital to time-critical applications like Video Games. Ping is affected by your location, your type of internet connection and the destination you are connecting to.
Jitter is measured in milliseconds and is the measurement of time in which data is received by your connection. Jitter mainly comes into effect when using VoIP, a lower Jitter means lower packet loss and better quality sound. Jitter is affected by your location and type of internet connection.
Download speed is measured in megabits per second (Mbps), this is the speed at which your connection will download/receive information from the internet or from another device. To view pictures and videos quickly without buffering then you will require a higher download speed. Download speed is affected by your location and type of internet connection.
Upload speed is measured in megabits per second (Mbps), this is the speed at which your connection will upload/send information to the internet or another device. To send large files, pictures or videos quickly you will require a higher upload speed. Upload speed is affected by your location and type of internet connection.
If you would like to know more about speeds with Structured Communications, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0203 301 4000 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.