The Ookla Speedtest Global Index report showed a further increase in mobile speed, with the country recording an average download speed of 38.12 Mbps compared to 35.03 Mbps in the previous month.
Latest download speed means 8.82% month-over-month improvement for mobile.
Speed âârepresents a 412.37% improvement since the start of the Duterte administration in July 2016.
The speed of the country’s fixed broadband fell slightly with 71.08 Mbps recorded in October 2021 compared to 71.85 Mbps in September.
Speed âârepresents a 798.61% improvement since the start of the Duterte administration in July 2016.
The president’s announcement to streamline and speed up LGU permit issuance in July 2020 generated a significant increase in permits granted to telecom operators from July 2020 to September this year compared to 2019.
Improved internet speed is largely attributed to this development, as telecom operators are able to speed up the construction infrastructure (cell towers and fiber optic network) needed to strengthen services and connectivity.
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