Netflix releases global ISP Speed Index data for April 2024

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Netflix has released updated monthly numbers for its ISP Speed Index for April 2024. The streaming giant said 34 countries and regions were in the top performance tier with an average speed of 3 Mbps. However, it added that about 92% of the ISPs on the list stayed at the same speed as last month.

Noting improvements since March for specific countries, Netflix said that the average speed for BOnline and Zajil Telecom in Kuwait increased from 2.2 to 2.4 Mbps. Meanwhile, Copaco in Paraguay and Reytel in Honduras jumped from 2.0 Mbps to 2.2 Mbps, and Wancom in Pakistan dropped from 2.4 to 2.6 Mbps.

Some countries witnessed an overall decrease of 0.2 Mbps in the month. South Africa and Vietnam dropped from 2.8 to 2.6 Mbps, while Argentina and Uruguay dropped from 3.0 to 2.8 Mbps, respectively.

Source: Netflix

Netflix explained that its ISP Speed Index is just “a measure of prime-time Netflix performance on a particular ISP” and doesn’t represent the overall performance of other services used on the network. “Higher Netflix performance generally means better picture quality, quicker start times, and fewer interruptions,” it added.

For the end users, Netflix recommends a minimum download speed of

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