Check Bandwidth

We strongly recommend that all parties check their internet speed in advance of video conference participation using the bandwidth test at to see if their internet connection is sufficient for video conferencing. Just before the video conference session, you might want to test again to see if there are factors impacting on your bandwidth at that particular time. If your speeds are slow, it might be preferable to participate via Zoom audio only.

The test will automatically run through the required tests and results will be displayed when completed, they will show something similar to the results below:

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The test above shows that the download speed is 94.35 Megabits per second (Mbps) and the upload speed is 94.65 Mbps.

The recommended download and upload speeds for a Zoom video conference are:


 High Quality Video 

  1:1 video

  600 kbps (upload and download speed)

  Group video 

  600 kbps (upload speed) / 1.2 Mbps (download speed)

See Zoom's online help for more information about Bandwidth Requirements.

The test results above (94.35/94.65 Mbps) show that the connection is easily fast enough for video conferencing, given the above recommendations. However home networks are generally much slower than the University network.

Last modified: Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9:59 AM