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Home broadband speed test

This connection speed checking application will report on connection speeds directly to the University. After the test is complete, you will find analysis and advice for our main online teaching systems contextual to your results.

For tips on improving your home broadband speed and dealing with broadband issues, click below.

Getting the most out of your home broadband.

Results

Download

This shows the speed that your network can download data in megabits per second (Mbps) from this server.

Upload

This shows the speed that your network can upload data in megabits per second (Mbps) to this server.

Ping

This shows if a connection can be made and how long, in milliseconds (ms), the response takes.

Jitter

This measures, in milliseconds (ms), the varation of small intermittent delays during data transfers.

Compare your results with UoE services' requirements

Compare with Teams's requirements

Rating Speed range Expected experience Your network speed
Good 1Mbps + Good to excellent performance should be expected  
OK 0.5 - 1Mbps Acceptable video and good audio  
Poor 0.3 - 0.5Mbps Poor video but acceptable audio.  
Terrible 0.1 - 0.3Mbps Not acceptable.  

What to do next...

If you are experiencing any issues the following links may be helpful:

Teams official documentation

Teams official connectivity tool

Getting the most out of your home broadband

* It may not be possible to improve Ping and Jitter speeds in locations outside of Europe.

Compare with Collaborate's requirements

 
Rating Speed range Expected experience Your network speed
Good 1Mbps + Good to excellent performance should be expected  
OK 0.5 - 1Mbps Acceptable video and good audio  
Poor 0.3 - 0.5Mbps Poor video but acceptable audio.  
Terrible 0.1 - 0.3Mbps Not acceptable.

What to do next...

If you are experiencing any issues the following links may be helpful:

Collaborate network connection manager

Getting the most out of your home broadband

* It may not be possible to improve Ping and Jitter speeds in locations outside of Europe.

Compare with Media Hopper Create's requirements

As a rough guide, based on your upload speed result of Mbps, a 30-minute, 1080p video recording (2Gb) could take to upload to Media Hopper Create.

What to do next...

If you are experiencing any issues the following links may be helpful.

Media Hopper Create service FAQs

Getting the most out of your home broadband