If anyone knows about streaming performance, it's Netflix. The site pumps out more than 1 billion hours of streaming video a month. Since streaming video can be the most taxing traffic on your Wi-Fi, it's a good measure of ISP performance.
Netflix is now ranking all ISPs based on how consistently fast they are. Which one is the fastest? Surprising newcomer Google Fiber has held the crown for months!
Google is testing hyper-fast broadband in Kansas City. Though residents can pay $70 for speeds up to 1Gb/second, they can pay a $300 construction fee and get 5Mb/second for free!
Now that the service has essentially been Netflix-approved, it should have other ISPs shaking in their boots.
Here are the full rankings as of February 2013. Where does your ISP land?
It's a good measure of Internet Service Provider's performance.