Want the best-possible Netflix streaming experience? Then get ready to move to Switzerland. U.S. ISPs still rank far behind their European counterparts, despite commercial peering agreements.
Google wants you to know which ISPs provide the best streaming experience, and it wants ISPs to work with it to ensure HD-quality streams without buffering.
Good news for Comcast customers: Your Netflix streams just got a lot better-looking, thanks to speed increases that are the result of a commercial peering agreement.
Netflix may have only signed the peering agreement with Comcast because it had to, but the results clearly show a better performance for Comcast subscribers.