Broadband Report Card April 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.



Down Stream Graph April 20150.58Mbps Min
12am, Tue 21st Apr
27.54Mbps Max
4am, Thu 2nd Apr


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.



Upstream Graph April 20150.13Mbps Min
12am, Tue 21st Apr
2.22Mbps Max
4am, Sun 26th Apr



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.



Latency Graph  April 201516.93ms Min
5am, Thu 2nd Apr
120.02ms Max
2am, Tue 21st Apr


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.



Packet Loss Graph April 20150.00% Min
12am, Wed 1st Apr
48.43% Max
10pm, Mon 20th Apr

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