SMART three-peat as country’s fastest mobile network – Ookla

Leading mobile services provider SMART Communications, Inc. has clinched a three-peat as the Philippines’ fastest mobile network according to Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis.  

For this three-peat feat, SMART surpassed Globe in terms of Speed Score and average upload and download speeds for three years in a row since 2018, based on millions of consumer-initiated tests performed on Speedtest on LTE-capable devices in the Philippines. 

“This award recognizes SMART’s commitment to delivering fast speeds to their customers across the Philippines. With this latest win, SMART has won the Speedtest Award for Fastest Mobile Network in the Philippines three consecutive years in a row,” said Ookla CEO Douglas Suttles in a statement. 

SMART was first awarded as the Philippines’ Speedtest Awards Winner for mobile network speed in 2018, when it posted a Speed Score of 15.06 compared to Globe’s Speed Score of 9.9. 

In the said year, SMART also achieved average download speeds of 17.24 Mbps (versus Globe’s 11.10 Mbps), and average upload speeds of 8.11 Mbps (versus Globe’s 5.01 Mbps). 

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In 2019, SMART won the Philippines’ Speedtest Awards for mobile network speed with a Speed Score of 17.4 versus Globe’s 10.65. 

In the said period, SMART also achieved average download speeds of 19.62 Mbps (versus Globe’s 12.04 Mbps), and average upload speeds of 9.45 Mbps (versus Globe’s 4.92 Mbps).  

In 2020, Ookla awarded SMART as the Speedtest Awards Winner in both the first and second half of the year. 

SMART dominated  in Q1-Q2 2020 with a Speed Score of 18.33 (versus Globe’s 12.35). Smart also achieved average download speeds of 15.94 Mbps (versus  Globe’s 11.96 Mbps), and average upload speeds of 7.57 Mbps (versus Globe’s 4.03 Mbps). 

Just recently, Ookla awarded SMART as the Speedtest Awards Winner in Q3-Q4 2020 with a Speed Score of 24.99 (versus Globe’s 15.30). Smart posted average download speeds of 20.08 Mbps (versus Globe’s 15.25 Mbps), and average upload speeds of 7.42 Mbps (versus Globe’s 4.11 Mbps). 

Check out SMART’s offers at smart.com.ph.

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