Tech Talk: Internet speed test
January 14, 2021
Happy New Year, Techies! Auld lang syne and all that jazz. Welcome to 2021. If getting the most out of what you already pay for is on your resolutions list, then let's have a look at our internet service providers (ISPs).
Internet speed is measured in megabits per second (Mbps). One megabit is equal to 1,024 kilobits. This conversion means 1.0 Mbps is more than 1,000 times faster than 1.0 kilobits per second (Kbps).
Internet speed is calculated with the formula:
File Size in Megabytes / (Download Speed in Megabits / 8) = Time in Seconds.
A 15 Megabyte file, downloading at 10 Megabits per s...