Understanding Speed Test results
These speed test ratings assume only one computer is testing/using the Internet connection at a time. If the wireless router at your home regularly has multiple users connected to it, the overall bandwidth performance for all devices suffers accordingly.
Megabits per second. You need eight megabits per second to move a one megabyte file, i.e., bits move bytes.
This is the maximum amount of data (in megabytes) your computer can receive from the Internet in a given second.
The maximum amount of data (in megabytes) that your computer can send to the Internet in a given second.