From the 86th ranking in the first month of 2021, the Philippines now ranked 83rd in global mobile internet speed in February, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT).
The latest data was released by the internet access performance metrics provider Ookla Speedtest. The internet speed test covers 140 countries.
The country has also climbed by eight spots to 92nd in terms of fixed broadband speed from 100th in January. Philippines’ average download speed for February surged to 38.46 megabits per second (Mbps) for fixed broadband and 26.24 Mbps for mobile internet.
“For the fixed broadband category, the jump to the February rating saw a 17.51% or 5.73 Mbps increase from the 32.73 Mbps last January. As for the mobile internet speed, the January figures recorded 25.77 Mbps, showing a slight increase in average download speed,” DICT said.