PLDT maintains its top spot as the country’s fastest broadband service provider, besting other telcos with its latest Speedtest results.
Based on the recent Ookla report for this quarter, PLDT topped its competitors by recording the highest top download and upload speeds in 16 out of 17 regions – Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Central Luzon, Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Western Visayas, Davao Region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Ilocos Region, Soccsksargen, Eastern Visayas, Zamboanga Peninsula, Caraga, MIMAROPA, and Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
Butch G. Jimenez, Senior Vice President and Head of PLDT Home Business
“PLDT has been aggressively expanding our fiber network footprint nationwide, which has been key to the massive and consistent improvement of our internet speeds,” says Butch G. Jimenez, Senior Vice President and Head of PLDT Home Business.
PLDT has the most powerful and fastest fiber-to-the-home network that can deliver up to 1000 Mbps symmetrical speeds. Jimenez shares, “We’ve introduced faster plans bundled with the latest WiFi 6 and Mesh solutions so our customers can maximize the speeds that our network can deliver.”
With the widest fiber network footprint in the Philippines at 478,000 kilometer lines for the first quarter of 2021, PLDT continues to expand and now has 3.9 Million broadband subscribers.
“This pandemic has made the Internet an essential for millions of Filipino families. PLDT Home remains committed to power their needs for work, study, family entertainment, and business with the fastest network and the latest digital solutions,” concluded Jimenez.
This is a continuous win for PLDT, as the telco also achieved the highest Speed Scores of 24.79 and 27.28 in the 1st and 2nd half of last year.