How to compare your internet speed with your area average
What is a good Internet Speed?
In Australia Internet speeds of up to 500 mbps are readily available depending on the technology and services available in your neighbourhood.
See latest data from ACCC at this link, dated Feb 2019
In the previous guide entitled How to Test Your Internet Speed we demonstrated how to take an Internet Speed test.
Are you getting better or worse than the area average?
The data can be now found as part of the National Map system at this obscure address
Use this page to find out what the average internet should be at a particular address (ADSL Connections) and/or what other internet services are available at this address.
Enter your address in the “Search Bar”
…and select your address from the search results. A map will be displayed with a blue marker indicating your location.
Click on the Blue Address Marker ….
Your address co-ordinates will be displayed along with two sub menus
Broadband Quality – SUBT:33
Broadband Availability – SUBT:33
Clicking on Broadband Quality – Shows details of the estimated ADSL broadband speed for this location:
…and scroll down until you see adsl_speed_median
This indicates your area’s average ADSL Internet Speed
Other information available on this page include
The following are the results for our office at 2/224 Rokeby Road, Subiaco.
Guide 1 – How to test your internet speed
Need more help?
If you live in Western Australia, and you need any kind of computer help, please bring your computer to us at 315 Rokeby Road, Subiaco, Western Australia or call us out. You can contact us here or call: