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Bandwidth, Latency, Download speed and Upload speed You are almost correct. Let me re phrase few of your definitions: Bandwidth: Bandwidth is the maximum possible data you can transfer over a cable in unit time. Important thing to note here is bandwidth is an ideal case concept. That is under ideal circumstances with no contention, collissions etc, the ...


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iperf measures bandwidth. Tools like Ookla Speedtest report download and upload speed. "Speed" is a term that's often misused. All these tools measure throughput -- the amount of data sent in a given amount of time. Speedtest and similar programs measure throughput to their servers -- which may or may not be representative of your application. ...


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