The Cisco Global Internet Speed Test (GIST) for iPhone, BlackBerry and Android devices shows you how fast you’re moving on the network. It measures connection speeds over applicable network connections (Wi-Fi, 3G and EDGE) based on your location and network access speed at the time of the test.
User Speed Classifications
Web Grade (150Kbps - 449Kbps):
Your connection can support Web browsing, email, text messaging and other basic tasks.
Music Grade (450Kbps - 749Kbps):
Your connection is good enough for audio streaming or downloads and basic web browsing.
SD Video Grade (750Kbps – 1149 Kbps):
Your connection can support standard definition rich media content.
HD Video Grade (1150Kbps and Greater):
Your connection is strong enough to support high definition rich media content.
Sample Cisco GIST application screen for iPhone, iPod Touch, and Android devices.
Select location on map and calculate to see GIST speed test averages and data. Click “Calculate” each time the map view changes to refresh the data. This visualization utilizes Bing Maps and may show duplicated regions in a single view.