Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has once again achieved a remarkable feat as it has earned the Philippines’ Fastest and Best Mobile Network in the Philippines for the third consecutive reporting period of Ookla, an internationally recognized leader in network measurement and connectivity intelligence.
Smart’s Third Year of Being the Fastest Mobile Network
The mobile network secured the “Best Mobile Network” award for Q1-Q2 2023, showcasing its fastest speeds and coverage, making it the first Philippine operator to receive this prestigious distinction.
The Best Mobile Experience for Customers
“True to our Purpose at PLDT Group, I am proud of how we are able to evolve with our customers’ increasingly digital lifestyles and enable meaningful connections – as attested by our awards from Ookla. As the driving force behind these recognitions, our Fixed, Mobile, and Enterprise customers can rest assured that they can count on us to continuously provide them with the best network possible.”
Alfredo S. Panlilio, PLDT and Smart President and CEO
The mobile network emerged as the ‘Fastest Mobile Network’ with a Speed Score of 64.25, while its closest competitor posted a Speed Score of 39.04
To arrive at this Speed Score, Smart posted a median download speed of 34.08 Mbps and a median upload speed of 7.34 Mbps. On the other hand, its closest competitor posted a median download speed of 22.52Mbps and a median upload speed of 5.38 Mbps.
Consistently Superior Mobile Network
“Our consistently superior mobile network is the backbone of cutting-edge mobile innovations that empower our customers to live more today. Our customers can rely on us to continuously improve our network and offer an unparalleled mobile experience as they pursue their passions and make the most of the moments that matter to them.”
Francis E. Flores, Smart SVP and Head of Consumer Business Group – Individual
The mobile network offers fast speeds and wide coverage, enabling subscribers to share moments, achieve career goals, and stream content. The company’s fiber infrastructure, including PLDT and integrated fixed and wireless networks, supports Smart’s 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE, and 5G networks, covering 97% of the country’s population.
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