We all know how frustrating a slow internet connection can be. With CenturyLink’s free internet speed test, you can see how fast your upload and download speeds are, as well as more detailed statistics like jitter and ping to help you diagnose why your WiFi isn’t performing like it should. If you aren’t satisfied with the internet speeds you’re getting, be sure to shop our high speed internet and fiber internet for reliable speeds at affordable prices. Don’t forget to visit our for tips and tricks on how to troubleshoot slow internet speeds.
Close everything such as Pandora, Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, all browser windows and tabs (except the one you're using for the test) and any other programs that stream video and music.
If it uses the Internet, you'll want to shut it down before you run the test.
Turn off or unplug other computers, web-enabled printers and TVs, other routers, tablets, smart phones, web cams, DVRs, game systems, VoIP phones and content streaming devices such as Roku, Apple TV, and Chromecast.