“Teste de Velocidade” is a Portuguese language website which enables users to test the speed of their Broadband Internet connection. The website like other speed test websites features a graphic inthecentreofthescreenwhich displays a speed clock measured in megabytes per second.
Functionality of the site
The graphic is simple in the essence that it clearly shows you where the ticker stops after the test is 100% percent complete. Where the ticker stops reveals the users Internet broadband connection. This speed test website is very simple and easy to use, all users have to do is press a button under the two speed clocksandthe test begins automatically.
Firstly the test will test your download speed and simultaneously will test your upload speed. This is fairly standard functionality for the majority of Broadband speed checker tools websites on the Internet. The website graphically is very clear and avoids being “over simplistic” or “over complicated”, the graphics are fine for the end users needs. “Teste de Velocidade” does contain adverts which are presumably how the site enables the Broadband speed checker tool to be provided for free.
The logo for the website is quite fitting and is in the shape of a circle, it appears as aspeedclock with a thick red bar showing more speed. The website calls the speed clock a speedometer. There is a second speed clock on the website which fills up as the test is ongoing and when the test is complete it will reach 100%. The graphic under the button you have to press to start the test shows that the test is between your router and one of the servers used by the tool.Download to other sitesThere is a section of the website which allows you to provide the speed test tool on users own websites for free. All users have to do is copy and paste the code which the website gives you onto their own website. Users can configure the tool to the look and feel of their own website, e.g. make changes to the background and style of the test tool.
Contacting the site
There is a contact page on the website which gives users a form to email the website with where users can include the message and send to them any problems or recommendations you have for the website. Also there is an address which you can post to if you want to. The company that runs the website and other speed test websites like this is “Download Safe Limited” who are located in the Isle of Man.
Overall this website is a nice and simple tool for quickly and efficiently checking your Internet connection speed which is vital in ensuring you are getting your money’s worth from your Internet Service Provider. As with all speed checker tools, users should be aware that it may be necessary to conduct more than one test to obtain an absolutely accurate and reliable gauge of Broadband Internet speed.