• FAST.com speed test now displays latency and upload speeds

    3 monthes ago - By GSMArena

    Back in 2016, Netflix launched its own connection speed test website, FAST.com, so that it could properly help diagnose customers who were experiencing slow-downs. Going to FAST.com seemed like the easiest way to check your connection speed and Netflix's vast bandwidth could support it without breaking a sweat.
    Netflix says FAST.com has performed more than 500 million speed tests between the site and its iOS and Android apps and that its usage has doubled over the past 7 months.
    We've heard from some FAST.com users that they crave more information about their internet...
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  • Netflix Fast.com internet speed test website now measures latency, upload speed

    Netflix Fast.com internet speed test website now measures latency, upload speed

    3 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    U.S.-based streaming giant Netflix has operated its own proprietary internet speed test website, Fast.com, since 2016. The service previously only measured network download speeds, but the website has now been updated to include network latency and network upload speed measurements. According to a July 17th, 2018 Netflix media release attributed to senior software engineer Sergey Federov, Fast.com will also provide both unloaded and loaded latency measurements. Unloaded latency refers to the time it takes for a transmission to travel from a device to a server when only a single user is on...
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