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The day is over and you’ve settled in on the couch, ready for some quality Netflix time!
You press play when the dreaded loading icon appears.
After a few seconds the video starts playing. Yay! Success.
Less than a minute later, it stops again.
The culprit? Your internet speed!
Luckily your speed is measurable and by testing it, you can make sure you are getting what you pay for.
To do an internet speed check you can use a few different testing tools like:
All of them will help you check your download and upload speed.
Your download speed determines how quickly you can stream movies on Netflix and load sites.
Your upload speed affects your connection for things like webinars, Skype calls or gaming.
Pick a test and test your internet speed. You can even try all three to make sure your provider isn’t optimizing for a particular test!
Until next time, have fun storming the castle!
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