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Tutela: Smart leads in network "consistency quality" in the Philippines

According to a Canadian crowd-sourced mobile data company Tutela, PLDT's Smart Communications, Inc. leads in network "consistency quality" in the Philippines.
Tutela: Smart leads in network "consistency quality" in the Philippines
Basic quality connection score

Tutela uses a metrdic dubbed as "consistent quality score" that tracks the percentage of time users can experience either "excellent" or "basic" quality connections in a country or in a specific network.

Smart is ahead of Globe in terms of network consistency quality

Based in its "Southeast Asia State of Mobile Networks February 2019", Tutela said that Smart 91 percent in terms of "basic" consistent quality over the 89.3 percent of Globe, its competitor.
Excellent quality connection score
Excellent quality connection score

In the "excellent" category, Smart comes with 48.8 percent of score which is more than double of the 23.8 percent score of Globe.

Basic quality is for the usual social media apps like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other messaging apps. Excellent quality is needed for demanding tasks like HD video calling or 1080p video streaming.

In this category, Smart surprisingly ranked 6th out of the 15 operators from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. It include network measures collected between December 1, 2018 and January 9, 2019.

In terms of combined download speeds for 3G and 4G, Smart placed 5th out of the 15 carriers with an average speed of 9.5 Mbps. The average download speed in the Philippines is 8.1 Mbps.

Last 2017, the average internet speed in the Philippines is just 5.5 Mbps.

There is still a lot of work to do, but the continuous network upgrade of Smart made them better. 

To read Tutela's full report, click here.

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Source: Tutela
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