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CenturyLink Internet Speed Test

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CenturyLink speed tester

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CenturyLink WiFi speed

CenturyLink speed test tips

  • Run speed tests in the same room as the router for the most accurate results.
  • Close all other programs on your computer.
  • Ensure to complete downloads on other devices before the running the speed test.
  • Check speeds multiple times throughout the day for the best results.

Check your CenturyLink internet speed

What is internet speed?

Internet speed refers to the rate of transferring data and is measured in megabits per second (Mbps). The rate that your computers receives information is known as download speed and the rate in which it sends information is called upload speed.

What internet speed is good?

Download speed

  • 1-6 Mbps for video conferences
  • 3-4 Mbps for smart home devices
  • 4-10 Mbps for online gaming
  • 5-15 Mbps for video streaming

Upload speed

  • 1-6 Mbps for video conferences
  • 3-4 Mbps for smart home devices
  • 4-10 Mbps for online gaming
  • 5-15 Mbps for posting videos

How to improve CenturyLink internet speed

  • Place your Wifi router in a central location within your house.
  • Place your router away from obstructions.
  • Reboot your modem and router regularly.

CenturyLink internet plans

PackageSpeedPrice

CenturyLink features

ServicesInternet/Landline/TV (Partnered with DIRECTV)
States Covered35 states
Population Covered59.8M
Connection TypeFiber & DSL
Internet Speeds12Mbps - 1,000Mbps (varies by area)
ModemIncluded
TV Channels330+
On Demand Library25,000+
4K ChannelsYes
ContractNo term, 2-year

CenturyLink speed checker FAQs

How fast is CenturyLink's internet speed?

CenturyLink offers download speeds of up to 940 Mbps.

How can I speed up my CenturyLink internet?

For the fastest internet speeds, use a wired connection rather than WiFi.


CenturyLink company details

Company NameCenturyLink
Founded1930
Headquarters100 CenturyLink Dr. Monroe, LA 71203
Employees10,000+
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Rob Webber
Rob Webber

Rob has 15+ years experience in the US and UK running price comparison sites for cell phone plans, smartphone deals, TV, and internet. He loves thinking outside of the box to build tools that empower consumers to make more informed decisions.