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Test your Internet speed

Test your Internet speed
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You pay a lot for your Internet access, and I know that because I do, too. Even more annoying, you're paying for Internet access that on average isn't as fast as the rest of the developed world. If you don't believe me, click here for the figures.

So it stands to reason that if you're paying a lot of money for a certain Internet speed, you want to actually get the Internet speed you're paying for. Otherwise you're just wasting your money, and increasing your frustration when your online video constantly buffers or files take forever to download.

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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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