Intelligent Wireless Communications Company PLDT maintains its position as the best mobile coverage provider in the Philippines, based on an independent report by Ookla, the global leader in mobile and broadband intelligence
In a statement, SMART said that based on tests and surveys conducted by users on 2.3 million devices across 671,510 locations in the country, PLDT’s wireless arm maintained the best mobile coverage category for the first and second quarters of this year, having achieved a coverage score of 794, surpassing the coverage score of the closest Its competitor is 732.
Smart said the coverage score captures both the number of sites where the operator provides service (its footprint) and the quality of service at each site.
In its report, Ookla said that from surveys of smart subscribers, a total of 99 percent had public service, while 90.8 percent had 4G or 4G service.
“This new citation not only reinforces the supremacy of the Smart Network, but also reflects our strong commitment to the continuous improvement of our network so that we can deliver a world-class mobile experience to our customers,” said Francis Flores, Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Business Group. the individual.
“Having the best mobile coverage means our nationwide subscribers can truly count on Smart to get online and achieve more in our fast-paced and highly connected world – whether for work, school, e-commerce, social media or entertainment,” he added.