HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - If you ever
wondered if your internet is really as slow or as fast as you think it is, the
State has you covered.
On the Department of Commerce and Consumer
Affairs website you can actually test your internet speed.
Just click on the "speed test" tab,
scroll down and start the test.
After a just few seconds or minutes, it'll
give you your upload and download speeds.
The test isn't just for fun. The State says
the data collected will help locate where internet speeds are lagging.
is a unique opportunity in which citizens can directly help in an important
state initiative," said Governor Abercrombie. "Right now, current
technology such as social media allows citizens to share their thoughts with
us. As broadband and technology progresses, people will be able to further
engage with the state and each other."