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Internet speed

PH posted 477% increase in broadband download speed since 2016: Ookla

Ookla said the mobile Internet speed in the country also improved, but at a much slower pace, showing an 99.1% increase in download speed over the last four years.

Telcos urged to address slow Internet speed for e-learning in provinces

Lawmakers are calling on local telcos to find a way to speed up the slow Internet speed in the provinces with the opening for public schools fast approaching on Oct. 5.

Honasan backtracks, admits slow Internet speed in PH

After getting flak for saying that the current Internet speed at 3 to 7Mbps is “not so bad”, Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) secretary Gregorio Honasan II acknowledged that the country should aim for a higher standard.

Ping tells Gringo: ‘Not so bad’ Internet speed ‘just not good enough’

Sen. Panfilo Lacson made the statement after DICT Gregorio Honasan II remarked in his agency’s budget hearing in Congress that the country’s Internet speed is “not so bad” at 3 to 7Mbps.

House ICT panel merges 4 bills imposing minimum Internet speed in PH

At an online hearing, House ICT committee chair Victor Yap said there is also a need to specify a neutral agency that would determine the measurement of Internet speed in the country.

Bohol solon wants ‘at least 4G, 30Mbps speed’ in countryside

Given the increasing role of Internet in communications especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, a member of the House of Representatives is pushing the government and local telcos to bring a minimum of “4G, 30Mbps” mobile speed in the provinces.

Report: PH fastest 4G download speeds between 3:00 AM to 5:00 AM

This is according to mobile metrics firm Opensignal.

DICT vows faster Internet for PH in budget hearing

Newly appointed DICT assistant secretary Felino Castro V said that while average data connection in the country is at 4 Mbps, the agency is already working on installing free Wi-Fi in public areas across the Philippines that would offer a data connection of at least 10 Mbps.
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