Branding the speed of Globe Telecom. Philippines Internet Review 2017
Philippine internet is expensive and slow, the best way to describe data comparison and by personal experience with Globe Telecom.
In 2016 43.5% of the total Philippine population are connected, ranked 38 out of 50 countries surveyed, up four spots from its 2015 ranking, according to data report.
The 3.5Mbps connection speed in Q1 2016 was an average. (Akamai.com Data)
1. South Korea: 29Mbps
2. Hong Kong: 19.9Mbps
3. Japan: 18.2Mbps
4. Singapore: 16.5Mbps
5. Taiwan: 14.8Mbps
6. Thailand: 10.8Mbps
7. New Zealand: 10.5Mbps
8. Australia: 8.8Mbps
9. Malaysia: 6.4Mbps
10. Sri Lanka: 5.4Mbps
11. Vietnam: 5Mbps
12. Indonesia: 4.5Mbps
13. China: 4.3Mbps
14. Philippines: 3.5Mbps
15. India: 3.5Mbps
Philippines ranking in internet connectivity
The country’s ranking in internet connectivity has improved, remains the slowest average broadband speeds in Asia and in the world.
A growing subscriber led to expansion of Globe Telecom internet service provider managed to have LTE or Time-Division Duplex-Long Term Evolution (TD-LTE) services for Fixed Wireless Broadband.
Internet growth in the Philippines considerably slow for many reasons. Including unequal distribution of Internet infrastructure throughout the country.
More connection types were made available to more Filipinos. Increasing bandwidth and a growing number of Filipino Internet users were proof of the continuing development of the Internet in the country.
The Philippine government proposed a budget of P1.8 billion to be allotted for the installation of more free Wi-Fi in public areas for 2017.
Globe Internet Philippines/ Globe Telecom company operates one of the largest mobile, fixed line, and broadband networks in the country, providing communications services to individual customers, small and medium-sized businesses, and corporate and enterprise clients.
Globe Telecom ISP company currently has about 48.4 million mobile subscribers, nearly 3.5 million broadband customers, and 859 thousand landline subscribers.
The aggressive Internet data capping of ISPs is insane, according to our first hand experience.
According to Globe Company Fair Use Policy, “We want to give all Globe customers a fair opportunity to enjoy our network. These users are responsible for generating large volumes of traffic on the network, which greatly impacts the service we offer to other paying customers.”