Roamer appears above the pricing panel whenever you are browsing vacation rental listings on Airbnb.
Where does the data come from?
Roamer uses the raw data generated from Google’s internet speed test. We have done the work to clean and translate the millions of tests run each day into a few trustworthy metrics.
What websites does Roamer work with?
Currently, Roamer is only compatible with Airbnb. Support for Vrbo and other sites is coming soon.
What information can I see with Roamer?
1) Download Speed
The speed at which information travels from the internet to your device. For example, if you are video chatting, your download speed would determine your ability to view other participants. Measured in megabits per second (Mbps).
2) Upload Speed
The speed at which information travels from your device to the internet. So if you are video chatting, your upload speed would impact how other participants view your video feed. Measured in megabits per second (Mbps).
Latency is the time required for a signal to travel from one computer to another computer on the network and back. When video chatting, high latency will cause delays in your conversation. Measured in milliseconds (MS).
4) Homes Tested
The number of unique addresses tested in the neighborhood over the past year. Generally, a neighborhood covers an area of 0.25 square miles.