Spain climbs Netflix ISP Speed Index
March 14, 2017
Netflix has released February data from its ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which Internet Service Providers (provide the best prime-time Netflix streaming experience.
Bolstered by speed gains, Spain jumped 13 spots to 16th place in the country rankings. Telefónica Movistar saw its speed jump back up by 0.92 Mbps, increasing its average monthly speed to 2.78 Mbps, recovering from its decline to 1.86 Mbps last month. R’s speed climbed 0.36 Mbps to a 3.06 Mbps monthly average.
India’s ATRIA Convergence Technologies (ACT), airtel and Spectranet saw speeds climb in February. ACT climbed the most in India at 0.41 Mbps, bringing its speed to 2.41 Mbps as it rose two spots to No. 2. Airtel held onto the No. 1 spot with a 0.33 Mbps gain, which brought its average monthly speed to 2.58 Mbps. Spectranet’s speed increase of 0.26 Mbps brought its monthly average up to 2.36 Mbps.
In South Korea, LG U+ experienced a significant increase of 0.85 Megabits per second (Mbps), increasing its speed to 3.07 Mbps.
In Taiwan, Taiwan Mobile increased its speed by 0.49 Mbps to an average monthly speed of 2.06 Mbps while Taiwan Broadband saw a gain of 0.36 Mbps, bringing its average monthly speed to 2.33 Mbps. TFN fell two spots to No. 5 as its speed slowed to 2.86 Mbps, down from 2.95 Mbps the month prior.
New Zealand’s MyRepublic rose three spots to secure the No. 1 spot for the first time by increasing its speed to 3.80 Mbps, up from 3.63 Mbps the prior month. Trustpower dropped two spots to No. 7 in New Zealand as its speed slowed to 3.47 Mbps, down from 3.61 Mbps in January.
Entel in Chile saw the biggest speed decline on this month’s index. Its speed slowed by 0.52 Mbps, decreasing its average monthly speed to 1.68 Mbps. Chile dropped four spots to 25th in the country rankings.
Charter, Time Warner Cable and Bright House in the US have combined under the name Spectrum. This is reflected this month as Spectrum enters the index with an average monthly speed of 3.71 Mbps for February.