LOS GATOS, Calif., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) today launched the "Netflix ISP Speed Index," a new Web site that gives consumers insight into which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) provide the best Netflix streaming experience.
Located at http://ISPSpeedIndex.Netflix.com/ the new Web site provides an easy overview of the performance of ISPs in several of the countries Netflix is available in. Updated on a monthly basis, the site allows for easy comparison of ISPs in a country as well as international comparisons. At launch 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:
- At 3.35Mbps, Google Fiber in the U.S. provides the highest average Netflix streaming bitrate anywhere Netflix is available
- 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