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Speedtest App Launches Loaded Latency Test, Expands Maps Feature to iOS

Ookla announced recently it has redesigned its Speedtest app on iOS and Android to measure latency better. The Speedtest app allows mobile users to measure download and upload speeds of their current cellular and Wi-Fi connections. According to the company in an email to iPhone in Canada, it explains the "new latency test measures loaded latency,...

Fastest 5G Download Speeds in Canada Go to Bell, Test Shows

According to Ookla, Canada's median download speed over 5G was found to be 205.3% faster than that over 4G during Q4 2020. The report found Bell to be the fastest operator for 5G in Canada in Q4 2020, with a median download speed of 228.99 Mbps. Telus was a close second with median speed of...

Ookla Speedtest iOS App Adds Video Testing for Checking Streaming Quality

Ookla Speedtest, a popular app for gauging internet access performance metrics, has released a new test for measuring streaming video quality. In today's announcement, the company specified that while the service typically checks general connection metrics like maximum download and upload speeds and latency, the new test is focused specifically on video. It attempts to...

Speedtest Adds Free VPN to iOS and Android Apps

[caption id="attachment_317436" align="aligncenter" width="592"] Source: Speedtest[/caption] Speedtest has added a VPN subscription service to its iOS and Android apps. In an age where VPN services are aplenty, Speedtest has made the unprecedented decision to go ahead and add one of their own to the pile. Discovered by AndroidPolice, Speedtest.net now offers a secure VPN to...

Rogers Wins ‘Fastest Fixed Network Award’ for Internet: Ookla

Ooka and their Speedtest Intelligence Internet tests have awarded Rogers for the Fasted Fixed Network, with the company seeing the fastest downloads speeds compared to Bell Canada, Shaw, Telus and Videotron: Rogers is Canada's Speedtest Awards Winner for fixed network speed during Q1-Q2 2018. To win this award, Rogers achieved a Speed Score of 116.93,...