Monday June 09, 2014

Netflix ISP Speed Index For May

It is time once again for Netflix's ISP Speed Index. In addition to dishing out the raw numbers, Netflix took the opportunity to respond to some of the statements made by Verizon last week.

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Some broadband providers argue that our actions, and not theirs, are causing a degraded Netflix experience. Netflix does not purposely select congested routes. We pay some of the world’s largest transit networks to deliver Netflix video right to the front door of an ISP. Where the problem occurs is at that door -- the interconnection point -- when the broadband provider hasn’t provided enough capacity to accommodate the traffic their customer requested.