Understanding Internet Speed Tests

There are many Internet speed tests that will measure your download and upload speeds. Speedtest.net, CNET Bandwidth Meter Speed Test and PC Pitstop are a few. But before using them, you need to understand terms such as “k”, “m”, “bits” and “bytes.” For that, I recommend reading Ask-Leo.


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