How to check internet speeds

Christina Mercer
Christina Mercer

Christina Mercer

Christina is audience development editor. After graduating from the University of Nottingham reading philosophy and theology in 2013, Christina joined a tech startup specialising in mobile apps. She has a keen interest in the mobile platform and innovative tech.

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When you sign up to a broadband provider, you're promised speeds which at the time seem great, until you're struggling to watch your favourite Netflix show on your laptop in your room.

Lots of things can interfere with your Wi-Fi connection and result in a sluggish performance.

And before you start to find the cause and remedy your connection issues, you should find out what your current speeds are. This way, you'll have something to measure against when you are trying all sorts to boost your speeds.

See also: How to easily boost your Wi-Fi speeds and How to run a Wi-Fi interference test.

Or maybe you have great internet speeds but just want to find out!

Either way, here is how to run an internet speed test.

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