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PLDT Remains the Philippines' Undisputed Fastest Fixed Network

PLDT Fastest Fixed Network

With a four-peat record at the Ookla Speedtest Awards, PLDT remains the undisputed fastest fixed network in the Philippines. PLDT achieved the fastest download and upload speeds in the latest Speedtest Awards for Q1-Q2 2021.

PLDT Fastest Fixed Network

PLDT achieved the fastest download and upload speeds in Makati, Cebu, and Davao, attaining an overall speed score of 46.25 for the quarter, outperforming all other major internet providers in the country.

Ookla noted that the telco giant recorded top download and upload speeds of 113.2 Mbps and 136.61 Mbps, respectively. This was culled from data comparing millions of consumer-initiated tests taken on Speedtest® platforms. These include speed tests using computer devices connected to a fixed network, as well as over a Wi-Fi connection.

PLDT Fastest Fixed Network

PH’s Undisputed Speed Leader
This is the fourth consecutive year since 2018 that PLDT gained the top spot awarded by Ookla, the global leader in broadband network intelligence. Analyzing internet speed data per city, Ookla places the biggest emphasis on a network’s download speeds and median speeds as those represent what most customers experience on a day-to-day basis. Ookla assessed the best network speeds attained across a given network, accounting for tests that are taken on various Speedtest platforms.

Most Extensive Fiber Network
To date, PLDT reigns superior with the most powerful and fastest fiber network in the country, delivering up to 1000 Mbps symmetrical speeds. This enables users to experience equal upload and download speeds, and seamless video streaming. Reinforcing its network superiority, PLDT continues to aggressively increase its fiber infrastructure reaching 524,000 kilometers, extending its reach to 11.3 million homes passed and 4.8 million fiber-powered ports in the first half of 2021.

The company also leads in providing future-ready homes with access to superior Wifi technologies in the market – including the Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi 6, and Wifi Mesh solutions, through flexible broadband plans.

PLDT is also on track to increase its broadband subscriber base by one million by yearend as the company rolled out aggressive programs to improve install capacity, offer superior products and broadband plans, and innovative loyalty customer programs.

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