Google offers new tool to confirm that your ISP sucks at video

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Does YouTube stutter and buffer poorly when you try to stream a video? If you're in the USA, check out Google's new Video Quality Report, in which major internet service providers are ranked on the quality of their YouTube stream delivery. If you pay for a high-speed connection but still experience frustrating interruptions when trying to play video, this report may help you figure out who's to blame. Here's their methodology. [Via The Verge]

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  1. So basically I'm golden if I want to stream HD video between midnight and 6 AM.

  2. Must try this on Google Fiber when I get home.

    Results: Google Fiber isn't having problems streaming videos from Google's network. Not a big surprise.

  3. Oh great, google is releasing comcast ads in the form of info-graphics.

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