What's your DOWNLOAD speed in Mbps (# only)?
This is how fast you can receive files, stream video, or download our eBooks.
What's your UPLOAD speed in Mbps (# only)?
This is how fast you can upload files, post a status update, or send email.
How many phones do you have?
Tally up the desk phones and conference room phones. Anything with an extension or direct dial number.
Do you have the speed you need for VoIP?
Use this quick calculator to make sure you've got enough bandwidth to start your business on the path to calling through the cloud.
If your speeds tie or top our number, you're sitting pretty. You've taken the first step toward great VoIP voice quality.*
See any mean ol' minus signs? Consider upgrading your Internet plan before switching phone systems.
What's that mean?!?
When in doubt...
Speeds between 10 to 50 Mbps down and 3 to 10 Mbps up are a good bet for handling your calls, emails, files and cat videos. Bottom line?
With Internet prices dropping and your savings versus traditional phone lines, you can't go wrong bumping up bandwidth.
Learn more about why bandwidth is important for VoIP phone systems in our blog post:
"Got the speed you need for VoIP business phones? Do the math."
You've kicked bandwidth fears to the curb. Find out how to banish four other common concerns about moving to VoIP in our free eBook:
Too much hassle? Try 15.
Click here to get your speeds right this moment on SpeedTest.net. It's free!
Still not clicking, huh? Try 1.
(We don't recommend speeds this slow, but they aren't uncommon for entry-level business Internet.)
(That's about middle of the pack for many entry-level business Internet packages.)
* Bandwidth isn't the only factor when it comes to network readiness, but it sure doesn't hurt. Contact Fonality for help with the rest!
For future reference
When the time comes to make a move, you'll also want to consider other equipment needs, like whether you will move a fax line to your new system or if you use a lot of other cloud-based services.