GOOGLE has launched an online tool for Australians to juxtapose the video streaming quality of their internet service provider opposed to the challenger.
Blog post of Google has tips how to work out why your Youtube video might be buffering and stalling. Step one, Google says, is check to see if your housemate is locked in his room downloading a movie — or doing some other personal activity that involves a good whack of data download.
In the time of Google’s seven steps to better quality downloads are likely to be helpful for people frustrated with dodgy streaming video, the real help comes with two graphs that demonstrate how your ISP compares with other ISPs in your field.
To find out how your provider performs, live to the Google Video Quality Report and click on compare providers in your region.
One shows video consumption and streaming quality, which displays you when are the peak times for video download with the customers of an ISP. Once you know the busy times you can try streaming video in the time of one of the lulls.
The other graph is an uncomplicated video streaming quality, which awaits at the entire video streaming through your ISP and plots how much of that is high definition, standard definition and low definition.
Graph using, for illustration, a Telstra Broadband customer in Brisbane can see the quietest time for streaming HD video is 5am — so if you want to better your prospects of obtaining the highest quality HD streaming video of LOL cats, get up with the shuttlecocks.
“Finding out how making the perfect French Toast can be tough if the Nicko’s Kitchen YouTube video you’re watching keeps buffering or going fuzzy, which is why we’re constantly going to make videos play in the best quality possible,” the Google blog post reads.
Google speaks it compares the performance of the ISPs based on one thousand millions of YouTube videos watched across thousands of internet suppliers. The graph represents performance over the past 30 days.