Fastest ISPs for Netflix in South Africa

Jamie McKane

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Fastest ISPs for Netflix in South Africa

Netflix has revealed its ISP Speed Index for August 2018, with Cool Ideas retaining the top spot.

South Africa’s ISPs achieved an average speed of 2.48Mbps, the same as last month, and the country's overall rank remained at 50 out of 59 countries.
 

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Netflix recommends a 5Mbps connection for full HD streaming, which may explain why the average speeds are all below the 5Mbps mark.
How does Netflix's recommendation explain that at all? :confused:
 

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I think Netflix data here is a bit inaccurate, if you go to another myBB article and check the average internet connection speed in July 2018 it was 6.38mbs and they only report 2.48mbs?
 

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I think Netflix data here is a bit inaccurate, if you go to another myBB article and check the average internet connection speed in July 2018 it was 6.38mbs and they only report 2.48mbs?
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The index is a measure of prime-time Netflix performance on particular ISPs, and not a measure of overall performance of the networks.
 
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