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How do I find out what speed my Internet connection is?

How do I find out what speed my Internet connection is?

Here’s how to check your home internet speed:

  1. Connect to your computer to your router using an Ethernet cable.
  2. Open your web browser.
  3. Navigate to
  4. Tap “Go.”

Why is my CenturyLink Internet running so slow?

Common causes of intermittent slow-downs include peak usage times, weather, a weak WiFi signal, virus or malware problems, and issues with your modem/router or computer.

Is 2.3 Mbps connection speed good?

A 2Mbps connection is sufficient for streaming audio but will struggle with standard definition video content. Internet radio and music streaming services have enough bandwidth to work at the lower broadband speed. According to, a 2Mbps connection is fast enough to handle a single high-quality video call.

Is 2.5 Mbps good for Netflix?

When it comes to download speeds for Netflix, it needs a minimum of 3Mbps (megabytes per second) for standard streaming and 5Mbps for high definition (HD). For upload speeds, Netflix needs around 1.5Mbps for standard streaming and 2.5mbps for HD.

Is 140 mbps a good download speed?

A good internet speed is at or above 25 Mbps. Fast internet speeds, those in the 100+ Mbps range, are often better, especially if you want your internet plan to support multiple devices and users at once.

How many Mbps is CenturyLink?

940 Mbps
CenturyLink Internet provides speeds up to 940 Mbps. Our home internet is fast, reliable, secure, and doesn’t break the bank. Speeds may not be available in your area. Customer speed experiences will vary, particularly when accessing the Internet wirelessly from various devices.

How do I speed up my CenturyLink internet?

How to Make Centurylink Internet Fast

  1. Restart the Modem. You should first unplug the modem and leave it disconnected for at least one minute.
  2. Use a WiFi Mesh System.
  3. Update Modem Firmware.
  4. Filter Check.
  5. Home Wiring Check.
  6. Stop Background Activities.
  7. Update Device & Browsers.
  8. Reset the Modem.