Xfinity speed test

Test your Xfinity internet speed and see how it compares to other users.

Check your Xfinity internet speeds here

Want to know what internet speeds you’re getting with Xfinity? A speed test is a good way to measure upload and download speeds as well as latency. Take our Xfinity speed test to get an idea of what speeds you’re getting.

Below our Xfinity speed test, you’ll also find info on ways to improve your speeds, average Xfinity speeds, cities with the fastest advertised Xfinity download speeds and more. For more information about advertised Xfinity speeds, and to shop for different internet speed plans in your area, call us at 1-###-###-####.

Using the Xfinity speed test

Click the “Start Testing Speed” button to begin our Xfinity speed test. For the most accurate results, conduct the test using an Ethernet, or LAN, connection and disconnect any other devices from the LAN or Wi-Fi network.

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What do the Xfinity speed test results mean?

Download speeds: The Xfinity speed test will first measure your download speed in Mbps, which is how quickly your internet connection can download data. This number is most important for activities such as surfing the web, streaming and downloading files. Download speeds of 25 Mbps and higher are considered broadband.

Upload speeds: The test will next measure upload speed in Mbps, or how fast your connection will upload data. This number is most important for activities such as video conferencing, online gaming and uploading files. Upload speeds of 3 Mbps and higher are considered broadband.

Latency: Once the Xfinity speed test is complete, you will also see “Ping” with a measurement in milliseconds (ms). This number is most important for online tasks that require quick reaction times, such as online video games. The FCC does not identify a standard ping for broadband internet, but under 100 ms is usually sufficient for online gaming.

You’ve taken the Xfinity speed test, now what?

When testing your internet speeds over a LAN connection with no other devices connected, your speeds should be close to the advertised speeds from Xfinity. According to a recent FCC study, Xfinity average speeds were often higher than the advertised speeds for multiple speed tiers.

If you’re getting speeds less than 80% of the advertised speeds in your Xfinity internet plan with a wired connection, or significantly less than 50% over a Wi-Fi connection, there may be a few ways to try improving your speeds. When using a wired connection, upgrading your Xfinity modem may help boost speeds. For your Wi-Fi speeds, try these common ways to boost your Wi-Fi speeds.

Of course, a sure-fire way to boost internet speeds is to upgrade to a faster internet plan. Xfinity offers internet download speeds up to 2,000 Mbps in some areas. See what internet speeds are available from Xfinity and other providers in your area with Allconnect.
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How do your Xfinity speed test results compare?

Xfinity is the largest cable internet provider in the nation, covering about 35% of the U.S. How does your Xfinity speed test results compare to Xfinity users in other areas?

According to a report, the average testing speed for Xfinity customers in Q2-Q3 2018 was 104.67 Mbps, which is higher than their national speed test average of 96.25 Mbps and in fact the highest of all other major residential internet providers.

Check out Xfinity median speeds vs. advertised speeds and some cities with the fastest Xfinity speeds below.

Xfinity advertised speeds vs. average speeds

Advertised speedAverage speedActual speed vs. advertised speed %

Source: FCC

Cities with fastest Xfinity internet speeds according to FCC

CityMax download speedsCityMax download speeds
Huntsville, AL987 MbpsSalt Lake City, UT987 Mbps
San Francisco, CA987 MbpsSeattle, WA987 Mbps
Denver, CO987 MbpsBaltimore, MD400 Mbps
Jacksonville, FL987 MbpsRichmond, VA400 Mbps
Miami, FL987 MbpsWashington D.C.400 Mbps
Atlanta, GA987 MbpsMinneapolis, MN250 Mbps
Chicago, IL987 MbpsAlbuquerque, NM250 Mbps
Boston, MA987 MbpsPhiladelphia, PA200 Mbps
Detroit, MI987 MbpsPittsburgh, PA200 Mbps
Portland, OR987 MbpsLittle Rock, AR150 Mbps
Nashville, TN987 MbpsTallahassee, FL150 Mbps
Houston, TX987 MbpsMemphis, TN150 Mbps

Source: FCC

Xfinity recently rolled out a 2,000 Mbps plan, which may be available in many of the cities listed above and in other areas. Check to see if this plan, Xfinity’s fastest, and others are available in your area with our free serviceability check.
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Xfinity speed test frequently asked questions

Your measured Xfinity speed should be within 20% of the advertised speed of your plan. When conducting an Xfinity speed test, be sure to use a LAN connection with no other LAN or Wi-Fi connected devices for the most accurate results.

Xfinity speed test results will vary by time of day, connection type and number of other connected devices. Testing your Xfinity speed via a LAN connection, during non-peak usage times and with no other connected devices is the best way to ensure accurate test results.

Good internet speeds depend on what you’ll use the internet for and how many devices you’ll need to connect. For most households, download speeds up to 100 Mbps and upload speeds up to 10 Mbps or higher are more than sufficient for their use. Find out what speeds are best for your home.

Xfinity offers a variety of speed tiers. Availability will vary by location, but some Xfinity download speeds are:

  • 15 Mbps
  • 25 Mbps
  • 60 Mbps
  • 150 Mbps

  • 250 Mbps
  • 400 Mbps
  • 1,000 Mbps
  • 2,000 Mbps

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