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PH web broadband picked up velocity in January — NTC

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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ fastened broadband velocity elevated in January 2023, based on the Nationwide Telecommunications Fee (NTC) reported on Tuesday. 

Citing knowledge from Ookla Speedtest World Index, the NTC mentioned there was a 26.39 p.c enchancment in broadband velocity for the reason that begin of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s time period in July 2022, which noticed a velocity of  75.62 megabits per second (mbps).  

“The nation’s fastened broadband median velocity improved to 88.13 mbps from the 87.13 mbps registered the month earlier than,” mentioned the NTC.

The cellular median velocity, nonetheless, decreased from 25.12 mbps to 24.59 mbps, the NTC added. 

In keeping with the NTC, there was a rise in native authorities unit permits granted to telecommunications corporations from July 2020 to December 2022. 

 “Enchancment in web velocity is basically attributed to this growth as telcos are capable of fast-track constructing infrastructure (mobile towers and fiber optic community) mandatory in boosting companies and connectivity,” mentioned the NTC in a press release. 

 The NTC mentioned that it additionally welcomes the entry of Starlink by tech mogul Elon Musk. 

Starlink web companies for residence customers can be out there by late 2024



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