Verizon FiOS tops Netflix speed rankings in January

Monday 8 February 2016 | 21:34 CET | News
Verizon's FiOS fibre service topped Netflix's speed tests with a prime-time average streaming speed of 3.88 Mbps in January. Verizon was followed by cable operator Cox with a 3.85 Mbps average speed, Cablevision's Optimum service with 3.82 Mbps, Comcast with 3.72 Mbps and Mediacom with 3.68 Mbps. In a blog post linked to its global rankings, Netflix highlights top-ranked German ISP Unitymedia Kabel dropping to eighth place as its speed declined to 3.18 Mbps in January from 3.79 Mbps in December 2015 and a peak of 4.17 Mbps in August 2015. Netflix also mentions Ecuador's Etapa, which rose two

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Cablevision / Comcast / Etapatelecom / Netflix / Suddenlink / Time Warner Cable / Unitymedia / Verizon
Countries: Ecuador / Germany / United States
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