After months of inactivity, Netflix revised its ISP Speed ​​Index website to reflect the results of the past six months. Fiber topped the list last month. Jio Fiber achieved an average speed of 3.8Mbps in December 2020, and other Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have followed suit with 7 Star Digital, Airtel Xstream Fiber, ACT Fibernet and Tata Sky Broadband. Netflix has updated its ISP Speed ​​Index website with a new look. The company said the index was calculated based on new performance indicators to make it compatible with the changing streaming media and encoding landscape.

Although Fiber provided an average speed of 3.8Mbps in November and December respectively on the Netflix ISP Speed ​​Index website, the second-tier 7-star Digital provided an average speed of 3.6Mbps in December 2020 and 3.4Mbps in November. The average speed. In November and December last year, Airtel XStream Fiber, Tata Sky Broadband and ACT Fibernet all provided an average speed of 3.6Mbps.

The new and improved Netflix ISP Speed ​​Index provides average speed for the past six months from major Indian ISPs. The state-owned BSNL and MTNL ranked last with average speeds of 3Mbps and 2.4Mbps respectively in December. Netflix data shows that MTNL performed the worst in September, with an average speed of only 1.4Mbps.

Netflix detailed how the new performance evaluation works, “The ISP Speed ​​Index is designed to measure which ISPs provide the best prime-time Netflix streaming experience. Previously, the way we measured ISP performance meant that two provide the same megabit per second Bit (Mbps) ISPs may still have different quality experiences, depending on the device used for viewing. The new performance metric takes into account the differences between the devices and encoding schemes used by each member and their Netflix plans We are essentially asking-if all conditions are the same (excluding cellular traffic), how will the speeds of ISPs compare?”

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