How do I check my actual broadband down load speed

  Mrs Ellie 17:40 12 Dec 07

I have a contract with Sky, part of a bundle with TV and landline telephone. My broadband speed seems to be getting slower and slower. How do I check what the actual speed is?


  beeuuem 18:01 12 Dec 07

Try the speed test from click here
or click here or click here

There are others but I find that these give the most consistent results

  iscanut2 18:14 12 Dec 07

Another one to here

  Mrs Ellie 09:28 13 Dec 07

I guess you don't always get what you pay for!

  iscanut2 09:55 13 Dec 07

I suggest you use these links at different times of the day. There will be a lot of users online at peak times, such as after 6pm ( all the kids are home from school and have had their tea! ). Try it at say 8am on a Sunday morning ( if you are up that early !) and see if any faster. The speed will vary.. Type in Contention ratio in Google search to find out more.

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