How Fast Is My Internet & Or My WiFi ?

Internet - Browsers Tech Advice

If you are concerned about the speed of your internet and WiFi you need to first test the speed in the correct way.

2 sites that enable you to test your internet speed are:

speedtest.net

fast.com

Test your internet speed by using an ethernet cable plugged straight into the router.

So now you have tested your internet speed what about your WiFi ?

When testing WiFi there are a few rules to follow:

  • Don’t Do the Test Only Once
  • Don’t Test at the Wrong Time of Day – after the children come home from school – Sunday night when everyone
  • Don’t Do the Test in the Wrong Place – do it in the same room as the router not at the other end of the house
  • Make sure you do not have other devices using the internet at the same time
  • Before you test reboot your computer

 

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Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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