Globe still most reliable mobile network in PH – Ookla

Globe Telecom has once again earned the recognition as Philippines’ most reliable mobile network, logging the highest consistency and availability scores in the third quarter this year. topping other players in terms of consistency and availability in the third quarter, based on analysis by Ookla Speedtest Intelligence data.

The Ayala-led telco logged the highest scores in consistency with 82.55 and availability with 92.03.

Consistency score is calculated based on the percentage of a provider’s data samples that meet the minimum 5 Mbps threshold for mobile download and 1 Mbps for upload. Smart and DITO scored 80.82 and 70.40, respectively, in this category.

Availability, on the other hand, identifies the network whose users spend the highest percentage of their time on all technology and is based on coverage scans taken on Android devices. Globe again emerged on top with a score of 90.69 versus its competitor which scored 90.68.

“Ookla’s latest data is proof of Globe’s commitment to delivering the most reliable mobile connectivity to its customers across the Philippines, which goes beyond just speed,” said Darius Delgado, head of Globe’s Consumer Mobile Business.

“Only a few mobile operators in the world have managed to attain supremacy in both consistency and availability, which translates to best-in-class experience for our customers,” he added.

Globe spent an unprecedented P92.8 billion last year to construct 1,407 new towers, upgrade over 22,300 mobile sites to 4G/LTE, and install 1.4 million fiber-to-the-home lines and 2,000 5G sites nationwide.

For 2022, Globe already spent P50.5 billion in the first half for network upgrades to meet the growing data requirements of its customers.

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