The Philippines saw two big spikes in May in the Netflix Internet Service Provider Performance Index, which is updated monthly to find Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that offer the best Netflix streaming experience during primetime.
Both Royal Cable and SKYCABLE achieved 0.4 Mbit/s (Mbps), from 2.6 to 3 Mbit/s.
Elsewhere, in Ecuador, ETAPA DSL/WiMax achieves 0.4 Mbit/s, from 2 to 2.4 Mbit/s. The Philippines and Ecuador are two of the 25 countries and regions with an average growth of 0.2 Mbps.
In Taiwan, four Internet service providers reported a decline in performance in May. Taiwanese broadband drops from 0.4 Mbit/s to 3.4 Mbit/s. Meanwhile, HiNet, Taiwan Mobile and FarEasTone dropped 0.2Mbps to 3Mbps, 2.8Mbps, and 2.6Mbps, respectively.
Elsewhere in Asia, Kuwaiti supplier BOnline reported a drop of 0.2 Mbit/s from 2.6 Mbit/s to 2.4 Mbit/s.
In Latin America, four ISPs reported declining performance. In Bolivia, COTAS drops by 0.2 Mbit/s and drops from 3 to 2.8 Mbit/s. In Argentina, the super channel decreased from 0.2 Mbit/s to 2.8 to 2.6 Mbit/s. In Colombia, Emcali drops by 0.2 Mbit/s and goes from 2.4 to 2.2 Mbit/s. In Trinidad and Tobago, the flash rate drops from 0.2 Mbit/s to 2 to 1.8 Mbit/s.
In Europe, Icelandic source Hingidan reported a drop of 0.2 Mbit/s from 3.2 to 3 Mbit/s.
By May, 17 countries and territories had reached the highest level of performance. Average speeds in Germany, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Norway, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, UK, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland and Thailand are 3.6 Mbit/s.
Your ISP is limited to Netflix at prime times. This is not a general performance measure including other services/data that are likely to be considered on the ISP’s network. Higher performance on Netflix generally translates to better picture quality, fewer boot times, and fewer interruptions. To check the current speed of your internet connection, visit https://FAST.com from your browser or download the Fast Speed TestOS or Android app.