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FREEBEE FRIDAY: How Fast is Fast?

FCC broadband You can easily test your classroom or backroom Internet connection withSpeedTest’s broadband meter or use the new FCC’s Broadband page. Both measure up-and download speeds as well as a ping for data latency. The government’s test adds a jitter test that measures how the speed varies during the test. Turn it into a classroom lesson on data throughput with the site’s quickie explanations of what each test’s results mean.

 

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