Internet performance monitoring

A comprehensive understanding of fixed and cellular internet performance in realtime

Visualise network and application performance with SamKnows One

SamKnows One is our proprietary cloud-based analytics system. Here, you can visualise your data and use sophisticated features to simplify complex analysis in near real-time. SamKnows One is also where you can manage your measurement agents and associated metadata.

  • Personalise what data you see on your dashboard
  • Built from the ground up to do one thing, analyse internet performance data
  • Manage your agents, test schedules and users

SamKnows One is designed for the analysis and administration of large-scale studies monitoring internet performance to multiple homes.

Measure in-home performance with SamKnows RealSpeed

Poor home Wi-Fi is the cause of over 50% of all complaints to ISP care teams. As well as being the most frequent, they are often the most complicated to resolve. With RealSpeed, you can measure your home Wi-Fi performance and troubleshoot problems without having to contact your ISP.

  • Measure baseline performance to the home
  • Measure Wi-Fi performance around the home
  • Identify any in-home device limitations

Application Monitoring

Monitor real customer experience to the world’s most popular online applications. Use the data to optimise connections to these services and make sure your customers have the best possible access to the services they use the most. Every year we grow our catalogue of application tests.

  • Benchmark content providers
  • Discover routing anomalies
  • Optimise your CDN caches

Network Monitoring

Monitor the aggregated end-to-end customer experience of your products, from individual customer homes to on-net and off-net test servers. Add your own custom metadata to the data collected to enable you to split and filter the aggregated data to isolate hard to find faults. Make sure you’re meeting minimum advertised speeds, automatically generates a reports to show your product performance meets national regulations.

  • Back up advertising claims
  • Investigate hard to find faults
  • Monitor aggregated Quality of Experience

Optimise your country's internet performance with National Studies

Our team of experts have been analysing internet performance data for over ten years. If you need help with sorting through data to find the most valuable insights, you can rely on us. 

  • Actionable insights routinely found
  • Clear and concise reporting
  • Trusted by governments and ISPs globally

We produce reports for our government regulator clients. Reports are a great way to inform the public about national broadband services with unbiased, reliable information.

Using SamKnows technology

Spotlight Magazine

Each month we explore how communication technology is changing the world through SamKnows data and real user stories

Spotlight: The Super Agent That Sam Built

There is SamKnows software inside tens of millions of routers – find out how it’s helping to keep you connected.

Product News

Discover our latest products and feature releases.

SamKnows Router Agent – another year wiser

Here’s our celebration of the software that brought our performance analytics into over 40 million homes.

Measuring the performance of game stores

One of the most important elements of the online gaming experience is downloading games. Online gaming markets for consoles like Xbox Live and Playstation Network and for PC games like Steam now make up the majority of new game purchases and can work up enormous levels of network traffic, all operating varying speeds depending on each players location. Read more to find out about digital game markets and our method behind developing game store tests.

New Whitebox 9 is breaking the speed limit

As the need for speed increases in broadband products, they've outstripped the physical limitations of router hardware and cannot be measured using traditional web-based speed tests. Whitebox 9 is the solution we've created for super-fast broadband monitoring all the way up to 2.5 Gbps.

Spot issues, identify the root cause, assess the impact on your customers, all in realtime

FaultFinder monitors network performance from the perspective of the end user. It builds a dynamic model of normal performance, constantly learning and re-learning to adapt to trend shifts. It compares real-time measurements against these models. When an anomaly is detected it can trace the root cause and also measure the impact of the fault in terms of performance and the volume of customers affected.