Higher quality streaming on Netflix

Netflix recently announced that it is making Super HD streaming available to all subscribers. This should mean higher quality pictures, since less compression is being applied to the 1080p video. However, subscribers will need access speeds in excess of 14 Mbps in order to benefit from this higher tier streaming access. More details can be found in this article by Colin Mann on Advanced-Television.com. Much as the best quality radio streaming can now be found online (for example, BBC Radio 3’s HD Radio service), perhaps UK broadcasters will follow Netflix’s example.