Fast.com launched by Netflix
Netflix has launched fast.com to measure your internet speeds and has created an ISP leaderboard to showcase the ISPs that deliver the best internet speeds every month. The Netflix ISP leaderboard is can be to viewed at this address: ispspeedindex.netflix.com. Currently showing the fastest ISPs in the country you choose. The results make for interesting reading proving that there might be more going on with companies than we originally realised. At this time, the site only tests your downstream internet speeds and they are recommending folks use speedtest.net for upload speed data.
Netflix has been interested in protecting Net Neutrality for a long time, and this new tool can be used without any plugins and with practically any internet browsing device, be it a console, mobile phone or PC.
When you’re experiencing streaming issues, fast.com allows you to check the download speeds you’re getting from your Internet service provider.