PLDT Home is the Philippines' Fastest Internet Provider in 2021, Proven by SpeedTest Results in Manila, Cebu, and Davao Cities

PLDT Home remains the Philippines' undisputed fastest broadband network, dominating its key rivals in the telco industry with a Speed Score of 77.24 at the Ookla Speedtest Awards for Q3-Q4 2021.

The latest results also showed a big jump from PLDT’s Speed Score of 27.28 in the second half of 2020. Note that Speed Score is a measure that takes into account both upload and download speeds. 

The updated data from the global benchmarking company likewise showed PLDT besting all other internet service providers (ISPs) in the country with top upload upload speed of 217.07 Mbps and download speed of 203.97 Mbps.

PLDT Home Philippines Fastest Internet Provider

In determining the network speed of ISPs, Ookla compared data gathered from millions of consumer-initiated tests taken on Speedtest platforms. The data include tests done by Filipino internet users on various networks using digital devices connected via Wi-Fi and fixed networks.

According to Mr. Butch G. Jimenez, Jr., Senior Vice President and Head of PLDT Home Business, "Fast internet is no longer a luxury because it’s what Filipinos depend on to earn, work, and study from home. We’ve been relentless in continuously building and upgrading our network so that our customers enjoy better and future-ready homes."
PLDT Home Philippines Fastest Internet Provider SpeedTest Results

PLDT Home is The Fastest Broadband in the Philippines' Key Cities

Looking at the latest Ookla data, PLDT clearly registered the highest upload and download speeds in three major cities in the Philippines, which include Manila, Cebu and Davao. 
PLDT Home Internet Speed SpeedTest Results in Manila

In the City of Manila, PLDT bested major ISPs - namely, Converge, Globe, and Sky – with upload and download speeds of 54.52 Mbps and 58.57 Mbps, respectively. 

In Cebu City, PLDT recorded 76.14 Mbps and 74.22 Mbps upload and download speeds, respectively.

PLDT Home Internet Speed SpeedTest Results in Cebu

Finally, in Davao City, PLDT is the fastest fixed network over ISPs Globe and Sky, with upload and download speeds of 70.06 Mbps and 71.50 Mbps, respectively. 

PLDT Home Internet Speed SpeedTest Results in Davao

When analyzing the fastest ISPs, Ookla assesses the fastest network speeds attained across a given network, accounting for tests that are taken on various Speedtest applications that connect to a fixed network, including tests taken on mobile phones over a Wi-Fi connection. Each top carrier accounts for at least 3% of the sample size in the geographic area.

PLDT Home Sets the Bar High for Internet Speeds in the Philippines

PLDT has consistently dominated the Ookla Speedtest Awards in the past four years as a result of the telco giant’s aggressive network expansion initiatives. 

In the second half of 2021, PLDT Home launched its biggest speed upgrade for customers delivering thrice the speed of previous broadband plans. 

Notably, in November 2021, PLDT Home launched the country’s first-ever 10,000 Mbps fiber-optic service in the Philippines, putting the country alongside first-world nations that have access to such ultra-fast home interne speeds such as Japan, South Korea, Norway, Sweden, Italy, New Zealand, and USA.

"The demand for the fastest broadband in the Philippines remains strong and we’re investing as well in our capabilities to install, upgrade, and repair throughout the year," shared Mr. Butch G. Jimenez, Jr.

To date, PLDT Home continues to set the bar for the future of home internet connectivity in the Philippines as it provides access to future-ready innovations including top-of-the-line Smart Home solutions such as Wifi Mesh devices, Entertainment and Security services bundled with its flexible broadband plans. 

All these amazing innovations are powered by the PLDT’s widest network in the country with its fiber infrastructure expanded to 743,700 kilometers, which extends its reach to more than 13.9 million homes and over 5.77 million fiber-powered ports.

As of writing, PLDT Home has connected over 3.6 Million subscribers, proving that it is the most trusted telco of Filipino families for fast internet speeds for work at home, online school, and family entertainment at home, even amidst the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

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