Speed Test

How fast is your internet connection? Take the Speed Test and find out! Note down your download and upload speeds and use the Broadband Speeds and Applications Chart below to determine what applications—YouTube, streaming music, file sharing, Skype, video conferencing, High Definition surveillance, etc.—are possible with your present service.

By taking the test, you will also be helping ConnectME and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration build a comprehensive map of broadband service in the state of Maine. Your test, which involves entering your address only, helps us to independently verify service speeds reported by providers.

If you'd like to help even more, please fill out the Broadband Service Verification Questionnaire.

Broadband Speeds and Application Chart

Broadband speekds and applications used at each speed.

Download Speeds Upload Speeds Service Type Examples Typical Applications
768 Kbps - 1.5 Mbps 256 Kbps - 896 Kbps DSL
Cable Modem
Fiber Optics
Satellite
Cellular
Fixed Wireless
Basic Email
Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP)
Web Browsing
YouTube Video
1.5 Mbps - 3 Mbps 356 Kbps to 1 Mbps DSL
Cable Modem
Fiber Optics
Satellite
Cellular
Fixed Wireless
Remote Surveillance
Telecommuting
Streaming Music
Standard Definition Video
3 Mbps - 6 Mbps 356 Kbps to 1 Mbps DSL
Cable Modem
Fiber Optics
Enhanced Definition Digital Video
File Sharing (small/medium)
6 Mbps - 10 Mbps 768 Kbps to 2 Mbps DSL
Cable Modem
Fiber Optics
Video On-Demand
Remote Diagnosis (basic)
Gaming
10 Mbps - 25 Mbps 2 Mbps to 5 Mbps DSL
Cable Modem
Fiber Optics
Telemedicine
Remote Education
25 Mbps - 100 Mbps 5 Mbps to <100 Mbps Cable Modem
Fiber Optics
HD Surveillance
Smart/Intelligent Bldg. Control
Educational Services
More than 100 Mbps ≥ 100 Mbps Fiber Optics Multiple Educational Services
Reseach Applications
Remote Supercomputing