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Netflix ISP Speed Index Compares ISPs For You

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Netflix has launched the Netflix ISP Speed Index, a website that provides insight into how the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are streaming Netflix. Updated on a monthly basis, the site compares ISPs, s and is based on data from the more than 33 million Netflix members.

At 3.35 Mbps, Google Fiber in the U.S. provides the highest average Netflix streaming bitrate where Netflix is available. Clearwire provides the lowest speed with 1.25 Mbps. 

The Netflix ISP Speed Index includes data for the U.S., Mexico, Ireland, U.K., Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

A few data points from the new Netflix ISP Speed Index, reflecting data for February:

  • After Google Fiber, Sweden’s Ownit delivers the highest average Netflix bitrate at 2.99 Mbps
  • Netflix members in Finland receive, on average, the highest bitrates, while members in Mexico have the slowest connections, on average
  • Scandinavia proves its reputation as a great broadband region, all ISPs in Denmark, Sweden and Finland delivered averages above 2Mbps

Over 33 million global members stream over one billion hours of TV shows and movies per month on Netflix.

[Image courtesy:  Netflix ISP Speed Index]

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