Internet Speedtest - What is it on a desktop?

Internet Speedtest

What is an internet speedtest and why is it important to understand?

Although your time, patience are two of the most significant considerations; during a video conference interview, high latency could mean gaps in audio and video between participants.  A slow download and upload speed may limit a family's ability to communicate via a video conference if the broadband speed is low.

Hotspots can be sufficient for cellular broadband needed for basic web browser searches and reading email; provided there is a cell tower providing service in the proximity of the hotspot.  

Local libraries are a great option if faster internet speed is needed for downloading or uploading content, photos, videos, or video conference connections. 

Techopedia. (2014, March 4). Internet Speed Test.; Techopedia.