Do you want to know your effective ADSL speed? What is the speed in your subscription contract? Have you ever checked it? Follow the instructions in this guide and learn how to check ADSL speed. I’ll show you how to find out the actual speed of your Internet connection in both download and upload.
Let’s start looking at how to check ADSL speed with SpeedTest. SpeedTest is one of the most famous and reliable services on the market to measure the speed of your connection. To use it, you don’t have to install any software on the PC, just get any browser enabled with support for Flash Player.
Test the speed of your Internet connection with this service is really easy. All you have to do is to connect to the home page, click on START TEST button and wait for it to perform the download speed at first and then the upload to your ADSL.
At the end of the test, you will see a summary screen with the download speed (download) and upload (upload) in Mbps, the speed of the Table ( the time required to contact an online resource) and the details of IP address and ISP (in bottom left).
Another great service to check speed ADSL is Broadband Speed Checker. Even in this case, to perform the test just use any browser outfitted Flash Player.
You have to connect to the service home page, click the Start button and wait for it to perform the speed test checking the download speed at first and then the upload speed. When finished, you will see a summary screen with the values detected on your network.
This is a little guide on how to check your effective ADSL speed. So let’s start to check it and find out if you have the right subscription contract for your needs!