Verizon, AT&T improve ranking on Netflix's broadband speed index

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has enhanced its profile on Netflix's (NASDAQ: NFLX) speed chart, rising two spots on the video provider's August Speed Index, to 2.41 Mbps, reports FierceOnlineVideo. However, AT&T (NYSE: T), which signed an interconnection agreement with Netflix in May, saw the largest gain. According to Netflix, the telco's U-verse jumped seven places on the index, averaging 2.61 Mbps and coming in as the seventh fastest broadband provider for Netflix streaming. Read more