Internet speed in Metro Manila much faster than Cebu, Davao
Mobile broadband subscribers in Metro Manila experienced faster download speed compared to the the four other big cities in the country, according to the latest report of Opensignal.
London-based Opensignal is an independent mobile analytics company specializing in quantifying mobile network experience.
Opensignal said Manila enjoyed the fastest download and upload speeds, outperforming those of Angeles, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu and Davao by large margins.
“Our users found that in Manila the average overall download speed of 11.6 Mbps was 47 percent faster than in Angeles, 73 percent faster than in Davao and Cebu and 81 percent better than in Cagayan de Oro,” Opensignal said.
Manila had upload speeds of 3.4 Mbps, 26 percent higher than in Angeles and 36 percent higher than Cebu, Davao and Cagayan de Oro.
Opensignal said operators typically focus their infrastructure and capacity upgrades in the biggest cities as it allows them to target a large portion of their potential customer base in relatively compact areas.