Whether you are looking to limit the bandwidth for users of your network or want to monitor bandwidth including testing of speeds, then this list will help.
Bandwidth Management Tools
A very powerful bandwidth monitor and security configuration utility. Originally designed for Linux based routers, but now supports basically any type of system. Allows easy to use XML based configuration of firewall, bandwidth management, traffic shaping, traffic logging and robust traffic graphing. Reports that topics cover… Internet traffic, Bandwidth meter, Bandwidth control, Bandwidth speed, Network bandwidth, Traffic shaping, Linux traffic and Bandwidth monitor.
ADSL Speed Test
This is a multilingual site that offers a free bandwidth meter to help you find out just how fast your DSL line really is. It is an online test and can be used by any type of connection even though the name implies ADSL.
BPL Speed Test
BPL stands for Broadband over Power Lines and uses your electrical lines to deliver internet to your home. BPL speed test offers a free online bandwidth meter that shows the speed of your internet connection regardless of its source.
BTW: Your local computer store sells the powerline HD ethernet adapters, such as netgear, that allows you to connect you unattached garage to your home internet using your standard wall plug as in my case – and it works great!
Check Internet Speed
This site is build around our free bandwidth meters and offers five different tests made using various technologies. All these meters are free to use.
Did we miss a bandwidth meter that should have been included in the list? If so, let us know by leaving a comment.