Comcast jumps to No. 3 in Netflix's speed rankings, but Canadian telcos surpass U.S. broadband speeds

Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) continues to make a more dominant presence on Netflix's (NASDAQ: NFLX) monthly Speed Index, rising from No. 4 to No. 3 in average streaming speeds among major U.S. Internet service providers for April, reports FierceOnlineVideo. But when it comes to overall broadband speeds, Canadian service providers like Bell Canada and Bell Aliant, which are rolling out their own fiber to the home (FTTH) networks in their service territories, topped the newly added Speed Index with average rates of 3.19 and 3.10 Mbps respectively. Read more