Working remotely? Understanding your Internet connection capacity is an important component to a successful remote work experience.
Weak Wi-Fi signal or a slow broadband Internet provider -- meaning less than 10 Mb/s download speeds, 4 Mb/s upload speed, or high latency -- can make it difficult to work remotely. Next to the Internet provider you use, the most important factor is how you connect to the network within a house or other location. Three things to consider:
You can test the quality of your Internet connection with the free speedtest.net website or iOS/Android app. This provides an end-to-end test of the factors affecting your connection: your internet provider, your home network setup, and the device you’re on. For best results, you’ll want: