31 May 2014

Video Streaming Quality, YouTube now rating US ISPs

Transparency and Accountability -- YouTube keeping track of ISPs and letting you know:

YouTube starts rating US ISPs, puts its weight behind settlement-free peering — Tech News and Analysis"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.... The report also shows which ISPs are capable of delivering SD quality video without buffering, and which ones deliver videos at a lower performance, or in other words will leave you completely frustrated. To get to these results, YouTube monitored streams over a 30 day period. Only ISPs that were capable of delivering HD at least 90 percent of the time are being called HD verified...."

for more info go toGoogle Video Quality Report: "There are many factors that influence your video streaming quality, including your choice of Internet Service Provider (ISP). Learn how your ISP performs and understand your options."

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