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How fast is internet connection? You can't tell just by looking at your modem but you can find some web sites that will tell you for free. Do a search for "internet speed" and you might come across the following web sites:

Internet speeds can vary from day to day and from minute to minute so don't get too worried that your speed has suddenly dropped off.

While the author hasn't tried this yet, you can also make changes to your computer's set-up to improve its internet connection speed. Check out the following site for its TCP Optimizer:

SpeedGuide TCP Optimizer