Google Launching Speed Test In Search Results

Jul 21, 2016 - 7:37 am 1 by
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Three weeks ago I reported Google was testing a speed test feature in their search results, like Bing launched earlier. But now, it seems I am able to replicate this myself in some browsers.

While at the airport yesterday, over my AT&T (LTE) phones tethered connection on my Mac, using Chrome, I searched for [check my internet speed] and I was able to bring it up.

Here is what it looks like:

Google Search Speed Test 1

The download speed was slowish for LTE (although I clocked it at 30 on speedtest.net):

Google Search Speed Test 2

The upload speed tested fine:

Google Search Speed Test 3

Here is a higher resolution version of the final summary report, click on it to enlarge:

click for full size

The how it work links takes you to this page.

Pete Meyers from Moz also spotted this the other day.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

 

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