Broadband speed checking

Living in a rural area has many advantages but when it comes to keeping up with the modern world there are some significant disadvantages. In particular, Internet connections can be slow and intermittent. If you think there may be problems with your broadband then it might be worth checking your connection speed – follow the links below for a variety of speed checkers…

BBC diagnostics for iPlayer
Broadband speed checker
Moneysupermarket.com speed test

As a guide, within Dale village you would normally expect a speed of around 5 Mbs (Mega bits per second).

For a description of data speeds, refer to this Wikipedia article.