Performing a Speedtest: The Basics You Need to Know

Rocketnet Speed Test

Ever wonder how fast your internet connection really is?

In the digital age, speed is everything. Whether you’re streaming, gaming, or just browsing, a fast and reliable internet connection can significantly enhance your online experience. That’s why conducting a Speedtest is essential. But before you click that “Go” button, let’s talk about how to get the most accurate results from your Speedtest.

The Role of Various Factors Several elements can affect the accuracy of your Speedtest, including your router, Quality of Service (QoS) settings, Wi-Fi strength, the server you choose for the test, firewall settings, and even the device or browser you use. With so many variables at play, how can you ensure you’re getting a true reflection of your internet speed?

The Best Method:

Ethernet Connection For the most reliable results, RocketNet recommends using an Ethernet cable to connect your device directly to your router. Why? This method bypasses many of the variables that can interfere with your Speedtest results, such as Wi-Fi inconsistencies and external network interference, providing a clearer picture of your fibre connection’s true speed.

How to Start Your Speedtest Ready to test your speed? Here’s how:

  1. Visit the RocketNet Home page.
  2. Look for the Speedtest menu and click on it. This will direct you to our custom RocketNet Speedtest site, specifically designed for your fibre connection.
  3. Alternatively, you can visit and search for RocketNet in the list of available servers.

Troubleshooting Slower Than Expected Speeds If your Speedtest reveals slower speeds than expected:

  1. Revisit the tips from our previous posts to ensure a proper test setup.
  2. Check with RocketNet via WhatsApp (0876 100 500) to see if there are any known issues or maintenance in your area.
  3. Consider upgrading your plan or equipment if your current setup no longer meets your needs.

Reaching Out for Support If after following these steps, your internet speed still isn’t cutting it, don’t hesitate to contact RocketNet for assistance. Whether it’s optimizing your connection or exploring other solutions, we’re here to help.

Remember, your Speedtest results are a snapshot of your connection at a specific time. Regular testing under different conditions can provide a fuller picture of your internet performance.

Your online experience matters to us. With these insights and support from RocketNet, you’re well on your way to enjoying a faster, more reliable internet connection. Stay connected, stay fast, and make the most of your digital life.