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Taiwan makes advances in June Netflix ISP Speed Index

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Netflix has unveiled its ISP Speed Index for June, with Taiwan, Ecuador and the Dominican Republic making the most significant gains. 

The Netflix ISP Speed Index is a monthly update from the company on which internet service providers (ISPs) are best equipped to deal with streaming the service’s content at peak hours.

Two Taiwanese services saw increases of 1.0 Mbps. So-net saw the largest jump, rising 1.1 Mbps to an average of 3.44 Mbps (up from 2.34 Mbps in May), while Taiwan Broadband climbed to a 3.76 Mbps average from 2.76 Mbps in May (an increase of 1.0 Mbps). As a result, Taiwan rose four spots on the country rankings to 26th.

Altice in the Dominican Republic jumped to a 3.06 Mbps average (compared to 2.59 Mbps in May) while Ecuador’s PuntoNet DSL/Wireless/Satellite rose to an average 2.11 Mbps (up from 1.86 Mbps).

Several regions also posted notable declines. Taiwan’s KBro service fell to a 3.09 Mbps average from 3.29 Mbps in May. In South Africa, Cell C dipped to an average of 3.02 Mbps from 3.35 Mbps in May. Hungary’s invitel decreased to an average of 2.90 Mbps (compared to 3.22 Mbps in May).

Turkey saw two services dip in June. Tüksat Kablo suffered the biggest drop, falling 0.66 Mbps to an average of 2.89 Mbps (compared to 3.55 Mbps in May). Turkey’s Turkcell Superonline decreased to a 3.24 Mbps average from 3.45 Mbps in May.  

Netflix notes that the ISP Speed Index is a measure of Netflix performance, and is not reflective of the speed of other internet services.