Is your internet service provider delivering the connection speed they promised? One method to verify the speed and to determine if you are consistently performing at the download and upload rate you are paying for is to use Speedtest.net.
Pingtest.net – To determine the quality of your broadband Internet connection. Streaming media, voice, video communications, and online gaming require more than just raw speed.
Speed Wave – An easy way to compare results with others. Create friendly competitions which will also gather useful statistics. Participants can earn special badges for achievements like fastest download or best latency performance.
Net Index – this index compares and ranks consumer download speeds around the globe. The value is the rolling mean throughput in Mbps over the past 30 days where the mean distance between the client and the server is less than 300 miles.