The Philippines saw two big jumps in May in the Netflix Internet Service Provider Performance Index, which is updated monthly to find Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that provide the best Netflix streaming experience during primetime.
Royal Cable and SKYCABLE both achieved 0.4 Mbit/s (Mbps), from 2.6 to 3 Mbit/s.
Elsewhere, in Ecuador, ETAPA DSL/WiMax 2 achieves 0.4 Mbit/s up to 2.4 Mbit/s. The Philippines and Ecuador are two of the 25 countries and territories with an average growth of 0.2 Mbps.
In Taiwan, four Internet service providers reported declining performance in May. Taiwanese broadband drops from 0.4 Mbit/s to 3.4 Mbit/s. Meanwhile, HiNet, Taiwan Mobile and FarEasTone dropped 0.2 Mbps to 3 Mbps, 2.8 Mbps and 2.6 Mbps, respectively.
Elsewhere in Asia, Kuwaiti supplier BOnline reported a drop of 0.2 Mbit/s from 2.6 Mbit/s to 2.4 Mbit/s.
In Latin America, four ISPs reported a drop in performance. In Bolivia, COTAS decreases from 0.2 Mbit/s to 3 to 2.8 Mbit/s. In Argentina, the Super Channel dropped from 0.2 Mbit/s to 2.8 to 2.6 Mbit/s. In Colombia, Emcali drops by 0.2 Mbit/s and goes from 2.4 to 2.2 Mbit/s. In Trinidad and Tobago, the blink rate is reduced from 0.2 Mbit/s to 2 to 1.8 Mbit/s.
In Europe, the Icelandic source Hingidan reported a drop of 3.2 Mbit/s from 3.2 to 3 Mbit/s.
By May, 17 countries and territories had reached the highest level of performance. Germany, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Norway, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, United Kingdom, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland and Thailand have average speeds of 3.6 Mbit/s.
Your ISP is limited to Netflix during prime time. This is not a general performance measure including other services/data that the ISP’s network is likely to consider. Higher performance on Netflix generally translates to better picture quality, shorter boot times, and fewer interruptions. To check the current speed of your Internet connection, visit https://FAST.com from your browser or download the Fast Speed TestOS or Android app.
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