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SoftBank-DSL has biggest rise on Netflix ISP Speed Index

October 11, 2022

Japanese ISP SoftBank-DSL improved its speed more than any other ISP for the month of September on the Netflix ISP Speed Index, a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best prime time Netflix streaming experience.

SoftBank-DSL in Japan saw an increase of 0.4 Mbps (megabits per second) to 3.2 Mbps, an improvement over its last two months of 2.8 Mbps performance. Overall, Japan’s country speed average stayed steady at 3.4 Mbps in September.

Eight ISPs saw a decrease from August’s numbers with 0.2 Mbps drops, including ASINetwork in Honduras at 2.2 Mbps, MTNL in India at 2.6 Mbps, Viettel in Vietnam at 3.2 Mbps, DirecTV in Colombia at 2 Mbps, Optix at 2.6 Mbps in Pakistan, PakistanTelecom at 2.4 Mbps in Pakistan, Qualitynet at 2.8 Mbps in Kuwait and TELE2 DSL at 2.8 Mbps in Sweden.

A recent addition to the Netflix ISP Speed Index, Australia’s Foxtel, registered 3.6 Mbps for September. Australia’s overall country speed improved to 3.6 Mbps for the month, up from 3.4 Mbps in August and July.

Twenty countries were in the top performance tier for September with an average speed of 3.6 Mbps; Australia, Belgium, Canada, Hong Kong, Hungry, Iceland, Israel, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the UK and the US.

One country, Vietnam, saw an overall decrease in speed in September with a 0.2 Mbps decline to down to 3.2 Mbps.

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