Check out the broadband hints and tipssection if you have questions about the result of your bandwidth speed test.This will help you to understand the result you get from the speed test as well as showing you some simple ways of improving your broadband speed.
Upload refers to the speed with which you can send content. This could be sending an email, uploading photos to a website or a video to You Tube.
Download refers to the speed with which you can receive content from the Internet. This means how quickly you can download a music track, view your favourite show online, etc. These are both measured in Megabits per second (Mbps).