The Philippines continue to rank among countries with the slowest Internet speeds. Ookla released the January 2018 issue of the Speedtest Global Index, and the results are discouraging.
Mobile Internet speed in the country dropped to 12.55 Mbps from 13.45 Mbps (download) and 5.86 Mbps from 6.23 Mbps (upload). The fixed broadband speed improved, however. Broadband download speed slightly improved from 15.19 Mbps to 15.67 Mbps, while upload speed increased from 12.99 Mbps to 13.53 Mbps.
From a rank of 90th last month, the Philippines dropped to 94th for mobile speeds. The country’s fixed broadband speed ranking improved from 88th to 87th.
Global averages for mobile speed is 22.23 Mbps download and 8.94 upload, while global averages for fixed broadband speed is 41.88 Mbps download and 20.36 Mbps upload.
Singapore has the fastest broadband Internet speed with an astounding 166.44 Mbps. For mobile, Norway tops the list with 62.75 Mbps. The United States is ranked 9th for broadband with 83.20 Mbps and 42nd for mobile with 27.39 Mbps.
If you’re wondering which country has the slowest Internet speed, it’s Venezuela with a paltry 3.52 Mbps.
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