Testing your internet speed is straight forward. As long as you have a computer and a web browser, you’re already half way there.
If you’re experiencing slower than expected internet speeds, we’ll always suggest running a speed before contacting us. Remember, always check our Network status page to confirm if there’s a planned or unplanned outage as it may be impacting the quality of your service.
Ooklah speed test as it appears on your Desktop/laptop
All you’ll need is a browser with the Adobe Flash plugin (this should be installed by default on most commonly used Web Browsers).
OOklah speed test results as it appears on your mobile/tablet
For the most accurate result, a wired speed test is your best bet. A wired speed test removes variables that may otherwise produce inaccurate results. All you'll need is a LAN cable (Ethernet) and a device with a LAN input.
If you have a device with a LAN port, simply plug one end of the Ethernet cable into your device and the other end into a spare port at the back of your modem.
Running a test over WiFi may introduce:
WiFi Network congestion
You might be using a device without an Ethernet port, such as an iPad, Mobile or Macbook Air. If this applies to you, there’s a few things you can do to produce an accurate WiFi speed test result.
If you have any questions, leave us with a comment below 😊