During an investigation into the properties of the Measurement Lab, the following was found in 2022:

### Measurements

With a clean browser on a wired Linux desktop the following download speeds and times it takes to display the final download speed are measured. The results are:

- 76.05 Mbps (21 seconds)
- 76.11 Mbps (21 seconds)
- 76.11 Mbps (21 seconds)
- 76.02 Mbps (21 seconds)
- 76.12 Mbps (21 seconds)

### Accuracy and consistency

Based on the measurements above the median is 76.11 Mbps and the standard deviation is 0.04.

Note that the standard deviation is larger than the significant number. Based on the standard deviaton the result should be presented as 761 * 10^-1 Mbps.

### Free to use

This speed test is free to use. The following ads are shown:

- None, not applicable

Hence this speed earns 1 point.

### Easy to use

This speed test works fine in:

- Edge on Windows
- Chrome on Windows
- Chrome on Android
- Safari on iOS
- Firefox on Linux

According to Google (Gone) and Bing this speed test is mobile friendly.

The Tingtun Page Checker found the following barriers:

- Primary language of page [3.1.1] (1)

Hence this speed test earns 0 points.

When you use this speed test for the first time 2 clicks are needed to start the test. A restart of the speed test requires 1 click. Hence this speed test earns 1 point.

### Privacy friendly

This speed test requires the following cookies:

- None, not applicable

Hence this speed test earns 1 point.

### Informative

This speed test gives the following information:

- a progress indicator
- the upload speed
- ping / latency / jitter

Hence this speed test earns 3 points.

### Fast

The average of the measured time to complete the test is 21 seconds.

### Other findings

An analysis of this webpage with ZOMDir's Page Inspector yielded the following findings:

- There are no headings
- There are 17 external scripts
- There are hyperlinks to 3 different domains
- There are no email addresses available

## Overall score

Based on the above findings and the mutual comparison between the different speed tests, Measurement Lab has earned 13 points.

This puts Measurement Lab in position 2 in this speed test test.