Broadband Report Card August 2014


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.

2.66Mbps Min
10am, Thu 7th Aug
4.79Mbps Max
4am, Sat 23rd Aug

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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.

0.19Mbps Min
4pm, Wed 27th Aug
0.46Mbps Max
4pm, Wed 13th Aug

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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.

38.96ms Min
7pm, Sun 24th Aug
114.36ms Max
1am, Sun 17th Aug

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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.

0.00% Min
10pm, Sun 3rd Aug
0.19% Max
5am, Fri 29th Aug

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