Business Internet Speed Test

Test your internet speed

You can measure your broadband performance including download speed and upload speed by following these steps:

  1. Using a computer with an Ethernet port capable of supporting your plan’s included internet speed. 
  2. Directly connect that computer via a CAT 6 or better Ethernet cable to the highest-rated port on the GCI-provided modem.  
  3. Run tests against our speed test servers below. 

Please note: Speed tests performed on older computers, smartphones, tablets, etc. and/or using different websites at different times will likely produce lower results due to outlying factors beyond GCI’s control.  

Alternatively, you can measure your broadband performance by using GCI’s AK-Fi Work App for iOS or Android, where available. Our AK-Fi Work App measures the speed at your AK-Fi equipment rather than at an individual device connected to your network, which is limited by the slower speeds of WiFi and/or older devices that are not capable of achieving the full GCI-provided speed. 

Important note for 2 Gig and higher plans: 2 Gig and 2.5 Gig plans may show a lower speed test result in the AK-Fi Work app due to the limitation of the speed test applet. This is purely a limitation of the speed test applet and not a true indication of the speed experience.


Recommended equipment for peak performance

The device you are using to access the internet matters, too

The age of your device has a big impact on the speed test results. Newer devices are capable of much more speed than older devices.

Check if your current modem has the capacity to support your plan's speed ➔

Tips to maximize your speed

#1 — Verify that your modem supports your internet plan.

#2 — Understand the internet speed capabilities of your connected device, with consideration for its age. 

#3 — Move the device closer to your WiFi gateway. The closer you are to your gateway, the less chance for signal interference.

#4 — Avoid interference. Place your WiFi gateway in a clear space, away from large items and other electronic equipment that may block your signal. For best results, do not place it on the floor or in a cramped space like a cabinet, closet, or drawer.

#5 — If you're still having issues, manually restart your Wi-Fi modem. Unplug the power cable, wait one minute, then plug it back in.

If you believe your WiFi connection is experiencing an interference that you are unable to resolve, let us know and we'll be happy to send a business support technician to your location to troubleshoot the issue. Contact us at 800-800-7754 today.

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