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Test whether your ISP is slowing down your connection

Test whether your ISP is slowing down your connection
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You're paying a lot of money for your Internet speed, whether it's a basic 1.5 megabits a second or a top-tier 100+Mbps package. So you want to make sure that you're getting your money's worth.

Unfortunately, that isn't always the case. If your Internet feels like it's dragging lately, it might not just be you. There are several reasons for an Internet slowdown, and I'm going to help you find them so you can speed things back up.

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Figuring out your Internet speed is a little easier said than done, unfortunately. There are a lot of factors that can affect how it behaves.

Tip in a Tip: You can also test your smartphone or tablet's cellular speed. Click here to learn how.

I'll walk you through finding your Internet speed so you can talk to your Internet provider if it's too slow. You might be able to get it to the speed it should be, or maybe get a break on your monthly bill.

Next page: Set things up for testing
 
 
 
 
 
 
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