Speakeasy — Speed Test
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Speed Test — About Broadband Speed
Here's some information to help you understand your results.
There are a lot of things that factor into your speed test results.
Download and upload speeds, backbones, networks, latency, ping times,
and DNS servers.
Download is a measure of how fast your connection delivers content to your computer or local area network.
Upload is the measure of how fast content is delivered from your computer or local area network to others on the Internet.
To achieve optimal delivery of T1
services, download and upload speed should match or at least be very
close. This is very important for applications like VoIP, email,
on-line gaming and other interactive programs. Upload speed is even
more important if you are operating an email, web or file server at
Kbps transfer rate = kilobit per second transfer rate. There are 8 bits
in a byte, so we would divide kbps by 8 to get KB/sec transfer rate.