In 2020, the number of internet users in the Philippines according to Datareportal grew to approximately 73.91 million people, accounting for more than half of the total population.
What is the rank of Philippines in terms of internet use?
The Philippines moved up to the 86th spot in the global mobile internet speed rankings in January 2021, according to data from an Ookla report.
What is the fastest internet in the Philippines?
As of July 2021, Smart Communications provided the fastest internet speed of 47.52 Mbps in the Philippines. PLDT, formerly the Philippine Long Distance Telephone, was the next fastest internet service provider with an internet download speed of 41.75 Mbps.
What is the most used social media in the Philippines?
In the third quarter of 2020, YouTube was the most popular social media platform in the Philippines with 97.2 percent of internet users accessing the platform according to Datareportal.
Which age group uses internet the most in the Philippines?
In a survey conducted in the Philippines, approximately 86 percent of the respondents aged between 18 to 24 years old were internet users. Whereas, only 14 percent of the respondents aged 55 years and above used the internet.
Why do Filipino use social media?
On average, Filipinos spent almost four hours using social media. It has created a way to connect and bridge distances between family and friends, enabled content creators to share information through digital media, and allowed a broader reach of promotional marketing through online ads.
What is Philippines internet speed?
Internet connection speed Philippines 2020, by type
In December 2020, an average download speed of a fixed internet connection in the Philippines was 31.44 Mbps. On the other hand, the average mobile internet connection speed was 22.5 Mbps in the country.
Why internet in the Philippines is slow?
According to Globe’s statement, before 2020, it took 29 to 35 permits to build one cell tower. Among these are a barangay (village) permit, neighbor’s consent, radiation evaluation, mayor’s permit, occupancy permit, and more. “This is the primary reason why the internet is ‘slow’ in the Philippines,” Crisanto added.
How many hours does a Filipino spend on social media?
In the third quarter of 2020, the average daily time spent using the internet among the surveyed respondents in the Philippines was approximately 10.6 hours according to Datareportal. In addition, the surveyed respondents spent approximately 3.5 hours on social media.