Test your speed with Spectrum's Internet Speed Test

Test Your Internet Speed

Understanding Speed Test results

Megabits per second

Mbps

Megabits per second. You need eight megabits per second to move a one megabyte file, i.e., bits move bytes.

Higher Mbps means faster transfer of files like digital photos

 

Download Speed

Download Speed

This is the maximum amount of info (in megabytes) your computer can receive from the Internet in a given second.

Faster download speeds ensure smooth video and game streaming

 

Upload Speed

Upload Speed

The maximum amount of info (in megabytes) that your computer can send to the Internet in a given second.

Upload files, like photos to Facebook, faster