Test your speed with Spectrum's Internet Speed Test
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Test Your Internet Speed
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Understanding Speed Test results
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
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
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