Netflix rates the ISPs
Netflix has come out with an eye straining chart measuring all the different internet service providers in terms of how well they deliver streaming Netflix content. The big winner is Charter, followed closely by Comcast and Cox. What do these three companies have in common besides the letter C? They’re all cable TV companies who also deliver internet service. At the bottom of the list is another C: Clearwire. ZDNet looks at the rankings here and says they’re a bit misleading. Charter is rated as the worst ISP by Consumer Reports and has had lots of complaints. And Clearwire may be better than it appears when you factor in that it’s a wireless service that is robust enough to stream Netflix at all and keep up with the other companies.
There’s a lot happening in the world. Through it all, Marketplace is here for you.
You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible.
Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.