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Netflix ISP Speed Index: JioFiber is the fastest, Airtel bags third place

On: January 14, 2021
Highlights

  • JioFiber’s speed in November and December was 3.8Mbps
  • All top five ISP’s offer Fiber-based broadband service
  • BSNL and MTNL stay at the bottom of the list

After several months, Netflix has updated its ISP (Internet Service Provider) Speed Index website. Reliance’s JioFiber comes out on the top in the results for the last six months. It clocked an average speed of 3.8Mbps in December. 

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The list of other internet providers in Netflix’s speed index also includes 7 Star Digital, Xstream Fiber, ACT Fibernet, Hathway and MTNL. The popular OTT streaming platform says that the speed is calculated on the basis of maximum stream session bitrate set by resolution request, streaming device and the encoding recipe. 

Jio Fiber tops the charts in Netflix’s ISP Speed Index

Reliance’s JioFiber bags the top spot in Netflix’s ISP Speed Index with an average speed of 3.8Mbps in the last six months. It clocked 3.6Mbps speed in the first three months and 3.8Mbps in November and December 2020.

7 star Digital came in the second spot with an average speed of 3.4Mbps from August to November and 3.6Mbps in December. Both Airtel and ACT Fibernet offered 3.6Mbps speeds in the months of August, November and December. Meanwhile Tatasky Broadband consistently clocked 3.6Mbps speeds in all six months from August to December. 

In the speed index list, the third rank is taken by broadband operators including D-VoiS, Alliance Broadband, GTPL, Hathway, One Broadband, Spectra, YOU broadband etc. These ISP’s clocked an average speed of 3.4Mbps.

State-run BSNL and MTNL come last in the list of the ISP Speed Index. The former offered 3.0Mbps while the latter had 2.4Mbps speed in the month of December. MTNL also scored the worst performance in September with the average speed at just 1.4Mbps.

Out of the top five ISP’s, only 7 Star Digital and Airtel Xstream Fiber offer both Fiber and DSL services. 

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