Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) has released its ISP (Internet Service Provider) Speed Index for July. The company has reviewed speeds provided by different ISPs across the world for Netflix streaming and recommended its users the best possible ISPs to enjoy streaming. The US-based ISPs are on the 13th spot out of 20 countries in the report, with an average speed of 2.23 Mbps for Netflix streaming.
The first on the list is the Netherlands, averaging 3.61 Mbps in July. Other countries which have an average speed above 3.0 Mbps for Netflix are Sweden, Norway and Denmark. According to the report, Costa Rica had an average speed of 1.48 Mbps in July, which is better than the previous speeds recorded earlier this year. The report clarified that the average performance of ISPs is below than the peak performances.
“The average performance is below the peak performance due to many factors including the variety of encodes Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) uses to deliver the TV shows and movies as well as the variety of devices members use and home network conditions. These factors cancel out when comparing across ISPs,” said the report.
The report also announced that Netflix is going to launch technology icons for 12 other countries, including Canada and Mexico in order to easily and smartly review and compare Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s speeds offered by different ISPs across the world. The comparison of speeds is a key part in analyzing the performance of the streaming service.
The report also said that Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)’s ISP Speed Index is based on the data taken from 50 million Netflix users worldwide who view over 1 billion hours of TV shows each month collectively. The speeds mentioned in the index are recorded during the prime time of the Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) streaming services across the world.