With 30 million members who view over 1 billion hours of video per month…Netflix has unique insight into the ISP pipes that are carrying their content.
Beginning this month, Netflix will publicly rank the performance of the ISPs carrying Netflix streams.
Google Fiber is now the most consistently fast ISP in America, according to actual user experience on Netflix streams in November.
Broadly, cable shows better than DSL. AT&T U-verse, which is a hybrid fiber-DSL service, shows quite poorly compared to Verizon Fios, which is pure fiber. Charter moved down two positions since October. Verizon mobile has 40% higher performance than AT&T mobile. Source: November 2012 ISP Rankings for the USA