This page provides information on your broadband connection speed, and helpful tips to optimise your enjoyment of BBC iPlayer.
To get a true test of your connection speed, please first close down all other applications that may be accessing the internet, including any active iPlayer downloads.
If you regularly experience problems playing video, or would like to limit the amount of bandwidth that you like BBC iPlayer to use, select the low bandwidth option wherever you see the video player on the site.
Your Internet Protocol (IP) address will be sent to Ookla Net Ratings, who will use this information only for the purposes of generating the BBC iPlayer Diagnostics Test results. Ookla Net Ratings is based in the United States and the BBC can confirm that it satisfies the EU's data protection requirements.
The BBC and Ookla Net Ratings will not share this information with any additional third-parties.
Please visit the BBC's Privacy and Cookies Policy for more information.
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