SURVEY: PH Has Slowest & Expensive Internet In Southeast Asia

MANILA, Philippines – THE Philippines is dubbed as the social media capital of the world but has the slowest internet speed in Southeast Asian region and is ranked 158th out of 190 countries worldwide.

According to the Net Index rankings by internet broadband testing company Ookla, Philippines has an average speed of 3.54 Megabits per second (Mbps).

SURVEY: PH Has Slowest & Expensive Internet In Southeast Asia
SURVEY: PH Has Slowest & Expensive Internet In Southeast Asia

Hong Kong has 77 Mbps ranking in the first spot in the world, while the Philippines’ Southeast Asian neighbor Singapore is second with 65 Mbps as of the April 2014 rankings.

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Thailand has an average speed of 17.92 Mbps (48th worldwide), Vietnam has 13 Mbps (61st), Cambodia has 5.74 Mbps (116th), Malaysia has 5.4 Mbps (122nd), Brunei has 5.3 Mbps (125th), Myanmar has 5.22 Mbps (127th), Laos has 4.33 Mbps (143rd), and Indonesia has 4.19 mbps (148th).

H/T: Inquirer