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Recommended speed for mobile testing - chelvan - 08-17-2015 06:16 AM

I noticed there are various options for mobile connection speeds including 2G and 3G. However, I didn't see anything for 4G. Is there one listed?

Also, are there any recommendations for which would be the speed to test at to account for the widest # users?


I guess I am not sure which might be the best setting to use? I had been using the 3G 150 latency, but then began to wonder if I should instead use a different setting. Would appreciate anyone's thoughts. I couldn't find any stats except this from Google: https://developers.google.com/speed/docs/insights/mobile#adapting-to-high-latency-mobile-networks


RE: Recommended speed for mobile testing - pmeenan - 08-17-2015 06:33 AM

There aren't really good stats and mobile networks vary WILDLY. I usually do most mobile testing with one of the 3G variants (regular or fast). If you want to use a different connection profile you'll need to use the custom setting and put in your own bandwidth/latency numbers.


RE: Recommended speed for mobile testing - chelvan - 08-17-2015 07:50 AM

Thanks..it sounds like I am on the right track