The Philippines continues to rise up in the global speed rankings, now being in the top 100 in both mobile and fixed download speeds based on Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index June 2021 Data.
In terms of mobile connectivity, the country has climbed two spots to the 75th spot with an average download speed of 32.84Mbps. June is also the 11th month it has shown consistently improving average mobile download speeds.
The Philippines is now at the 62nd place globally for fixed Internet with an average download and upload speeds of 66.55Mbps and 66.86Mbps, respectively.
Improved Internet speeds in the country can be attributed to the industry’s improvements in network upgrades and infrastructure development which leads to customers enjoying better connectivity experiences.
“Globe continues to undergo network upgrades utilizing more advanced technology and improving the overall data experience for our customers. We are glad that overall, the country is making consistent progress in delivering world-class service to Filipinos. This shows how our collective efforts in battling headwinds from the pandemic are paying off for the benefit of all,” said Ernest L. Cu, Globe’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Globe strongly supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, particularly UN SDG No. 9 which highlights the roles of infrastructure and innovation as crucial drivers of economic growth and development. Globe is committed to upholding the United Nations Global Compact principles and contributing to 10 UN SDGs.