Netflix’s speed test comes to Android and iOS

Network tests are both fun and useful. You can make sure your network is running as it should (it’s never fun finding out your home internet is running at half of what you pay for), and testing your LTE and finding the highest speeds is definitely fun.

But let’s be fair, is an annoying site. It’s incredibly slow to load, has ads, runs Flash Player, and is a plain displeasure to use. That’s why Netflix decided to make a better, more simple network test. is a simple, instant, and easy to use. You go to the site, it loads instantly, and runs a download test with a huge number telling you your speed. No ads, no fluff, just instant results. Yes, it omits upload speed, but download is exclusively relevant to most users.

Now the same service has launched as an app on Android and iOS, and it’s just as easy to use. Simply open the app and it’ll start testing. If you want to learn more about the service, hit the source link. Netflix explains its technology and design in detail. Download the app and let us know what you think!

Sources: Netflix Tech Blog, Google Play: Fast Speed Test, iTunes: Fast Speed Test

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