Ookla: PLDT Home is fastest internet provider in the Philippines in 2021

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According to Ookla’s latest speed report, PLDT Home is the fastest internet provider in the Philippines. The telco garnered a Speed Score of 77.24 at the Ookla Speedtest Awards for Q3-Q4 2021.

The latest result showed a big jump from PLDT’s Speed Score of 27.28 in the second half of the previous year. Speed Score is a measure that takes into account both upload and download speeds.

The latest data from the global benchmarking company also showed PLDT Home besting all other internet service providers (ISPs) in the country with top upload and download speeds of 217.07 Mbps and 203.97 Mbps, respectively.

Moreover, Ookla’s report shows PLDT Home registering the highest upload and download speeds in key major cities in the Philippines, namely in Manila, Cebu, and Davao Cities.

In Manila, the telco bested major ISPs – including Converge, Globe, and Sky – with upload and download speeds of 54.52 Mbps and 58.57 Mbps, respectively. In Cebu, they recorded 76.14 Mbps and 74.22 Mbps upload and download speeds, respectively. In Davao, PLDT Home is the fastest fixed network over ISPs Globe and Sky, with upload and download speeds of 70.06 Mbps and 71.50 Mbps, respectively.

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Meanwhile, PLDT mobile services arm Smart Communications was also awarded by Ookla as the fastest 5G network in the Philippines in Q3-Q4 2021.

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