(PECL geoip >= 1.1.0)

geoip_netspeedcell_by_nameGet the Internet connection speed


geoip_netspeedcell_by_name ( string $hostname ) : string

The geoip_netspeedcell_by_name() function will return the Internet connection type and speed corresponding to a hostname or an IP address.

This function is only available if using GeoIP Library version 1.4.8 or newer.

This function is currently only available to users who have bought a commercial GeoIP NetSpeedCell Edition. A warning will be issued if the proper database cannot be located.

The return value is a string, common values are:

  • Cable/DSL
  • Dialup
  • Cellular
  • Corporate



The hostname or IP address.

Return Values

Returns the connection speed on success, or false if the address cannot be found in the database.


Example #1 A geoip_netspeedcell_by_name() example

This will output the connection speed of the host example.com.

$netspeed = geoip_netspeedcell_by_name('www.example.com');

if ($netspeed) {
    echo 'The connection type is: '. $netspeed;

The above example will output:

The connection type is: Corporate

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