Sure, you can runSpeedtest.net
or max out your BitTorrent download, but as we found out last month
, it's hard to get a good gauge of how fast and consistent an ISP is using real-world, high-bandwidth applications.
But Netflix, as one of those high-bandwidth services, is taking matters into its own hands and has published its first monthly ranking of major ISPs
, 'based upon their actual performance across all Netflix streams.'
On Tuesday, Netflix wrote that Google Fiber, which is limited to a few hundred users in Kansas City
(Kansas), 'is now the most consistently fast ISP in America.'
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