Broadband Report Card March 2015

 

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Downstream throughput


Downstream throughput (or download speed) is the most commonly associated metric with broadband performance. It dictates the rate at which your computer will be able to fetch content (e.g. web pages, pictures, music, video etc) from the Internet.


24.72Mbps
Average
10.38Mbps Min
3pm, Sat 21st Mar
27.54Mbps Max
3am, Thu 26th Mar

chart illustrating Downstream throughput

Upstream throughput


Upstream throughput (or upload speed) is the measurement of the rate at which your computer will be able to send or upload content (e.g. pictures, music, videos etc) to the Internet.


2.09Mbps
Average
1.75Mbps Min
3am, Wed 25th Mar
2.27Mbps Max
7pm, Fri 13th Mar

chart illustrating Upstream throughput

Latency


Latency is the measurement of how long it takes one packet to be sent to one of our test servers, and then returned back to you. This can effectively be thought of as the responsiveness of the connection between your home and our servers out on the Internet.


24.94ms
Average
17.34ms Min
12pm, Mon 30th Mar
34.29ms Max
7pm, Sun 8th Mar

chart illustrating Latency

Packet loss


Packet loss is relatively rare in modern networks. That said, some broadband providers have been known to suffer high packet loss at peak times. If this is the case for your ISP then you may find that time sensitive applications such as Voice over IP (VoIP) and online gaming will suffer.


0.03%
Average
0.00% Min
12am, Sun 1st Mar
7.75% Max
1am, Fri 6th Mar

chart illustrating Packet loss
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