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PLDT dominates PH internet speed, ahead of competitors

Based on Ookla's latest report for Q1 to Q2 2019, PLDT achieved a speed score of 20.44 with top 51.36 Mbps download and 54.22 Mbps download speeds for fixed networks.
PLDT dominates PH internet speed, ahead of competitors
Fastest Fixed Network Award

Faster than its competitors

The data is based on 25,169,867 customer-initiated Speedtest nationwide for the same period.
Fastest Mobile Network Award
Fastest Mobile Network Award

For mobile, Smart achieved a Speed Score of 17.07. It comes with average download speeds of 19.33 Mbps and upload speeds of 9.16 Mbps

The mobile data was gathered from 1,857,286 consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest on 4G LTE ready devices in the Philippines.

The scores that PLDT and Smart received are improvements from the Q3 to Q4 2018 scores. To recall, Smart posted a Speed Score of 15.57 and PLDT achieved a speed score of 18.57 during the above-mentioned period.

PLDT and Smart also widened the gap over its competitors. In comparison, from a gap of 7.3 to 9.2 in Q3 to Q4 2018, PLDT now leads by as much as 8.7 to 10. Smart, on the other hand, widened its lead from 5.5 to 7.
Pasig data
Pasig data

For example, PLDT posted a Speed Score of 21.7 or over 9 points ahead of Globe's 12.2 in Pasig. PLDT got 22.7 Speed Score in Cebu while Globe only received 10.46.
Cebu data
Cebu data

According to PLDT and Smart, the reason behind its success is its massive investments in network infrastructures.

This year, PLDT and Smart will further improve their services. The company has allotted 
historic-high capital expenditure of PHP 78.4 billion this year.

Do you agree with Ookla's data? What do you guys think?
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