There are many online available over the Internet from which you can choose one broadband speed test and check the accurate results and while you are performing the test you should make sure of one thing is that you should not be using your internet connection for any other purpose at that moment of time.
It is quite necessary to close any other application or internet window which you have opened just because they might affect your broadband speed. Then you need to enter the entire details of the package which you are using currently. Then you need to run the speed test and then the results will show out the actual speed in comparison which is been quoted by your provider. This speed is important when you download information from the Internet pages and especially when you are downloading music, or any online games or email attachments and other files along with that and also while you are making Internet Phone calls. These test results would give whether the data has been transferred between your computers alone or through any distributed network and it will also give you a perfect idea on how fast is your broadband connection.