Rappler's latest stories on internet speed in the Philippines
This is the second report this week that shows Smart being ahead of Globe in terms of mobile internet speeds
More Filipinos will be given access to connectivity
The country goes down from the 95th spot to the 96th in the mobile speed rankings, and from the 82nd to 83rd place in fixed broadband rankings
The global average internet connection speed is 7 2 Mbps but the Philippines falls short with an average of 5 5 Mbps
The Philippine government sets the minimum Internet speed at 256 kilobits per second But tech groups say this is hardly a broadband experience
How does the Philippine s average internet speed along with its exorbitant costs affect the country s progress?