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Speedchecker Broadband Internet Speed Tests

This dataset provided by Speedchecker Ltd https://www.broadbandspeedchecker.co.uk/ includes individual readings of Internet speed from online speed tests, as well as other information such as Internet latency and ISPs, between 2011 and 2020.

Years 2011-2018

For each year between 2011 and 2018 are available two datasets, one with and one without accurate location data (15,000 datapoints per day and 65,000 datapoints per day respectively), except for 2011-2013 where accurate location data were not provided. Note that the 2018 data is not complete.

The following variables are included in the data:

Speed test data without accurate location:

  • 65,000 datapoints per day.
  • Variable names:
  • Date Time
  • Download speed (Mbps)
  • Upload speed (Mbps)
  • Internet latency (ms)
  • Internet provider
  • Internet provider advertised speed (where provided)

Speed test data with accurate location (up to 2km accuracy):

  • 15,000 datapoints per day.
  • Variable names:
  • Date Time
  • Latitude (WGS 84: 4326)
  • Longitude (WGS 84: 4326)
  • Geolocation accuracy (m)
  • Download speed (Mbps)
  • Upload speed (Mbps)
  • Internet latency (ms)
  • Internet provider.
  • Internet provider advertised speed (where provided)

Years 2019-2020

One dataset per year. Note that the 2020 data is not complete.

Speed test data with accurate location (up to 2km accuracy):

  • 4,000 datapoints per day.
  • Variable names:
  • Date Time
  • Latitude (WGS 84: 4326)
  • Longitude (WGS 84: 4326)
  • Download speed (Mbps)
  • Upload speed (Mbps)
  • Internet provider.
Controller: 
University College London (UCL)

Data and Resources

FieldValue
Modified
2020-09-08
Release Date
2019-12-02
Geographical Coverage Location
Worldwide
Granularity
Continuous; Location
Author
Speedchecker Ltd
Contact Email
Additional Info: 
FieldValue

Temporal Scope

2011-2020

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