ONSPEED is a quick and easy software download that significantly increases the speed of any Internet connection, anywhere in the world.
Using a unique and patented compression technology, ONSPEED increases Dial-up speeds by up to 10 times; Broadband by up to 5 times and Mobile connections (via GPRS/3G) by up to 8 times.ONSPEED:
As you cannot physically change the speed of your Internet connection, ONSPEED uses a technology called Content Sensitive Compression ('CSC') to individually compress each element of a web page or email using various compression algorithms based on a patent approved proprietary technology. The end result is that your web pages and emails (PC only) load and download faster using your existing Internet connection.
When your web browser requests a web page, the ONSPEED software redirects that request to the ONSPEED compression servers. They take the respective web page content, compress it and send it back down to the ONSPEED software which decompresses it and sends it to the browser requesting the information.
ONSPEED offers a unique, patented technology called “Advanced Imaging”, enabling you to receive fully viewable and instantly usable web pages, while maintaining the maximum quality of images. Advanced Imaging delivers all images on a page simultaneously. You continue to browse web pages while images are being progressively loaded. Image quality progressively improves until images have reached lossless quality.
ONSPEED’s dedicated algorithms compress the following elements:
If a web page or email contains information that is not covered by a dedicated algorithm, ONSPEED will apply a generic compression algorithm to that data element.
There are no additional costs to run ONSPEED. It is just US$39.99 for a 12-month subscription.
However, please note that you will still be charged your standard underlying Internet connection charges by your existing Internet Service Provider (ISP).
The easiest way to pay for ONSPEED is via credit / debit card or Paypal on our secure website.
Please click here to purchase ONSPEED via our secure website.
When you purchase via the ONSPEED website, your card details are safely transmitted to ONSPEED over a secure connection. This means that the data is encrypted by your computer and then decrypted by the ONSPEED servers. No one is able to intercept and read this information between your computer and our servers.
You can easily ensure that any payment you place online is secure by making two simple checks. On the ONSPEED web page when you are asked for your card details, the address that appears in the browser address bar begins with 'https://', and not 'http://' as it usually does. The ‘s’ denotes that the page is secure. You will also see a small padlock in the bottom right corner of the Internet Explorer window, or the top right corner if you are using Safari as your browser on a Mac.
If you prefer to purchase a physical copy of ONSPEED in a retail store, ONSPEED is currently available in the following UK stores:
You can be up and running on ONSPEED within 2 minutes. There is no hardware to configure, no engineer needed to visit. All you need to do is purchase the ONSPEED software from this secure website, download and install it and enter your username and password.
Please note: You need to be connected to the Internet when you install ONSPEED.
Once installed, you will not even notice ONSPEED is there.
ONSPEED runs in the background speeding up your Internet connection automatically. While information is being downloaded from or uploaded to the Internet you will notice the ONSPEED icon rotating in the system tray (located in the lower right-hand corner of the desk top). This indicates that ONSPEED is working and compressing the data.
ONSPEED can also be easily turned on and off. This can be done from the taskbar or in the browser menu-bar.
Please click here for details about contacting ONSPEED Customer Services.
ONSPEED has 9 patents approved on its technology and has been given numerous awards by many of the world’s leading computer and Internet titles.
"Broadband speeds on a 56k modem may seem like fantasy, but amazingly it does work."
"When so many programs claim to speed up your Net connection, it's refreshing to find one that actually does it."
"Once you've used ONSPEED you won't want to surf the Net without it."
"We think ONSPEED is an excellent investment."
"What impresses us the most about ONSPEED is the high quality of its compression technology."
"Speed up your modem Internet connection to Broadband speeds. We're serious! An amazing piece of software."
“First of all, I want to say thank you. I have been trying to get Broadband in my area for 3 years and to no avail. The service that you have provided is beyond excellent. I have never seen my Internet connection run so fast and fluent and to put it simply, I am amazed. I will be recommending your service to all my neighbours who have had the same problem with Broadband in my area.”
“I have just purchased and installed ONSPEED and with my rather slow Broadband connection the results have been excellent. Congratulations on a great product.”
”I've been connected to ONSPEED for just one day and what a difference it has made. I've already passed on the word to one friend. No more waiting for ages to see a page of pictures downloaded – it’s now almost instant. Well done keep up the good work.”
“Sorry, this isn't a question, but a compliment!!.....I am SUPREMELY impressed with the difference that ONSPEED has made to my Dial-up connection....and am heartily recommending your service to my friends! What an absolute bargain!! Well done!! I'm more than happy to sign up for a further year! To hear that your upgrade will be 40% faster is even more incredible.....the best discovery I have made this year!!! Thank you all!”
“Dear all at ONSPEED,
“May I just email to say how happy I am with this ONSPEED. I should have installed it sooner. It is great.”
“Thank you. You offer a super service.”
”I have often wondered 'does this ONSPEED thing really work?' and it was only when I was without it that I realised how much faster my connections are. Money well spent.”
“Just installed ONSPEED, absolutely fantastic, does exactly what it says on the tin. Very, very impressed. Bought a laptop and was beginning to think I had wasted my money as it was too slow to be practical, now it really is Broadband on the move. Excellent piece of software.”
“Please thank Louise for the on line help and your friendly operator on the German desk that came to my aid this evening. The help provided was superb - the quickest and most accurate I have received in over 20 years of computer usage.”
”I just wanted to take this opportunity to pass on how impressed I am with the technical support I have had from ONSPEED. I'm on AOL and my ONSPEED wasn't working, and they took a great deal of patient time and trouble to get me up and running on Firefox and Opera. Even phoning me back. It is rare these days to receive such support, and it has certainly made me a loyal customer.”
ONSPEED speeds up your web browsing and sending and receiving of emails.
ONSPEED does not increase the size of your Internet connection. It compresses the data received hence speeding up your web browsing experience. ONSPEED does not replace your existing Internet Service Provider (ISP) and is to be used in conjunction with your existing Internet connection.
ONSPEED will not accelerate browsing over HTTPS (secure websites), file downloads or uploads such as QuickTime files, MP3, AVI, MPEG, exes or streaming media content (over FTP or file sharing programs). ONSPEED will accelerate both compressed and uncompressed JPEG, PNG and GIF files.
All AOL Users: You can only use ONSPEED outside of the AOL and Internet Explorer browsers. If you would like to use ONSPEED for your web browsing, please download an alternate web browser to surf the web. AOL blocks certain ports within its browser which make ONSPEED incompatible with AOL at present. To achieve email acceleration with AOL, you need to use your AOL web mail through the alternate web browser. Once you have purchased ONSPEED and downloaded and installed the alternate web browser, please click here for detailed instructions on how to configure the alternate web browser.
For Mac and Pocket PC Users: ONSPEED will only accelerate your web browsing. Mac and Pocket PC email acceleration is available only when using a web mail service. If you do not have web mail, we recommend Web2Mail which can integrate with your POP3 email accounts.
For Broadband Users: ONSPEED will accelerate Broadband connections up to 2Mb.
To run ONSPEED, you need the following:
Operating systems: Windows 98/NT/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7 (incl. 64-bit)
Processor: Pentium 200MHz (or equivalent) Processor
Supported email programs: All standard POP3/IMAP/SMTP compliant email programs
Available disk space: 10Mb (50Mb recommended)
Total system memory (RAM): 128Mb recommended minimum
Note for all AOL Users:
ONSPEED is not compatible with the AOL browser. AOL Dial-up and Broadband users can
use ONSPEED but we recommend using an alternative Internet browser. Please
click here for detailed instructions.
Operating systems: Mac OS X 10.2 and above
Processor: PowerPC G3 333 MHz Processor or better, including Macs with Intel processors
Available disk space: 6Mb (50Mb recommended)
Supported email programs: At present, email acceleration is not currently supported
Operating systems: Pocket PC 2003 device running Windows CE 4.2 and above
Supported email programs: At present, email acceleration is not currently supported
* Additional browser configuration may be required.
ONSPEED works on any Internet connection including:
ONSPEED does not replace your existing Internet Service Provider (ISP). It simply sits on top of your existing Internet connection to accelerate web browsing and sending/receiving of emails. You will still continue to pay for your underlying Internet connections charges to your ISP.
If you are using a Dial-up Internet connection, your telephone line will continue to be used exclusively for your Internet connection while you are online. Adding ONSPEED on top of your existing Dial-up Internet connection will not give you the ability to free up your telephone line. This is because ONSPEED does not replace your current Internet connection. It makes your existing Internet connection faster.
If you are using a Broadband Internet connection and have added ONSPEED, you will continue to be able to use your telephone line for voice calls while you are online.
If you are accessing the Internet via your laptop using a mobile phone connection (over GPRS/3G), you can use ONSPEED to accelerate your mobile Internet connection by up to 8 times. Also, as you are charged by your mobile provider for the data you upload and download, there is the added benefit that your mobile phone bill will be substantially lowered because of the reduction in data received. This can result in up to a 90% reduction in costs since mobile phone providers charge per Mb downloaded.
Yes. ONSPEED can reduce the amount of time it takes to send and receive email. ONSPEED accelerates email transparently, so you can use your email program exactly as you normally would.
ONSPEED is compatible with any standard IMAP/POP3/SMTP client including Outlook Express, Eudora, Mozilla Thunderbird and Netscape Mail. Email acceleration is enabled by default.
Please note: ONSPEED does not currently speed up email for Mac and Pocket PC users.
ONSPEED does not include any spyware. Spyware covers a broad category of malicious software designed to intercept or take partial control of your computer's operation without your informed consent.
It is ONSPEED’s policy to never include spyware in any ONSPEED product, or any ONSPEED update.
ONSPEED was previously a subsidiary of Z GROUP PLC and is now a privately owned company. Founded in 2004 the same management are behind other brands such as: