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PH’s October internet speeds improved for mobile, further dropped for broadband – Ookla

PH’s October internet speeds improved for mobile, further dropped for broadband – Ookla
"MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines continues to register improving internet speeds, posting an average download rate of 38.12 megabits per second (mbps) in October – which was higher than the recorded 35.03 mbps the previous month, according to a report of global internet speed monitor Ookla. Based on the latest Ookla Speedtest Global Index, the October download speed signifies an 8.82-percent month-to-month improvement for mobile internet. This, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) noted, represents 412.37% improvement since the Duterte administration began in July 2016. But Ookla also observed a slight decrease in fixed broadband speed last month – from 71.85 mbps in September to 71.08 mbps in October. Nevertheless, the NTC said the logged fixed broadband speed represents an improvement of 798.61% since the Duterte administration started more than five years ago. The NTC reiterated that Duterte’s pronouncement to streamline and expedite the issuance of local government unit permits in 2020 prompted a spike in permits granted to telecommunication companies from July to September last year compared to 2019 figures. The NTC said Duterte’s directive has enabled telcos to fast-track building infrastructures like cellular towers and fiber optic networks across the country which helped boost services and connectivity. RELATED STORY PH internet speeds for mobile pick up, for broadband dip a bit in September – Ookla"
 

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"PH’s October internet speeds improved for mobile, further dropped for broadband – Ookla" was written by Mary under the Technology category. It has been read 178 times and generated 0 comments. The article was created on and updated on 29 January 2022.
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