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Philippines Has The 5th Fastest Internet In Southeast Asia

The Philippines ranks as having 5th fastest internet in Southeast Asia based on the latest Speedtest Global Index report from internet analysis firm Ookla.

“The Philippines has been steadily climbing in the rankings on the Speedtest Global Index,” said Sylwia Kechiche, principal analyst at Ookla. “This is on account of the Philippine operators’ investments to modernize and upgrade their copper infrastructure and the active migration of customers to fiber, as well as connecting many first-time users.”

Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index is a ranking based on the median download speed that users experience with their internet connections, which more accurately reflects the speeds they are likely to get.

Philippines Has The 5th Fastest Internet In Southeast Asia

“The Philippines’ continuous rise in the Speedtest Global Index is a result of the long-term investments and hard work of all the telco operators in the country. At PLDT, we reinforce our commitment to provide the best customer experience and power homes with future-ready innovations,” said Jeremiah de la Cruz, PLDT Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Business – Home.

PLDT was awarded as the fastest fixed broadband service provider at Ookla’s Speedtest Awards™for Q1-Q2 2022. It logged the fastest results with a Speed Score™ of 77.91, with a peak download and upload speed of 210.83 Mbps and 234.21 Mbps, respectively. These figures were aggregated from millions of user-initiated speed tests on Ookla’s platform.

Fastest and Widest network in PH

PLDT’s improved services are the direct result of its major investments for its broadband infrastructure.

As of end-June 2022, PLDT has further expanded its fiber infrastructure to over 837,900 kilometers and total fiber capacity to 6.72 million ports, reaching over 16.2 million homes.

Last July, PLDT launched its US-Transpacific Jupiter cable system, which is expected to boost its international data transfer capacity by allowing higher speeds of up to 60 Terabits per second. Meanwhile, its robust domestic cable system has a capacity of 55 Terabits per second, allowing for greater connectivity across the country’s over 7,000 islands.

PLDT is also the only telco provider in the Philippines that can provide a fiber-optic service with speeds of up to 10,000 Mbps, the fastest possible broadband connection available in the country.

Visit www.pldthome.com/fastestinternet to learn more.

Disclaimer: Based on analysis by Ookla of Speedtest Intelligence data as reported on www.speedtest.net/global-index/philippines#fixed for September 2022. Ookla trademarks used under license and reprinted with permission.

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Dhadha Garcia is a lifestyle blogger from Bacolod, PH. She is a mompreneur, a full-time blogger, and a content creator. She started blogging in 2007 and became one of the pioneers of the Negrense Blogging Society, Inc. (NBSI) in 2009, where she has received several awards and nominations for her blogs. She also writes at www.twenteenmom.com and www.classysweets.com.

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