Internet first made its connection to the Philippines in 1994 a late bloomer, but now there is an estimated 33 million Internet users and 1.5 million broadband subscribers as of 2012. The Philippines is the second top Internet user in Southeast Asia, 6th in Asia and the 17th in the world. (Internet World statistics). Filipinos spend nearly a day or an average of 21.5 hours a week on the Internet.
I’ve found the internet okay in the main city’s, much cheaper than what I’m use to, plans don’t hardly exist there costly, but the norm is prepaid and reload with unlimited options and best of all unlimited use age, now saying that it is a little slower, much worker in the outer parts of the city’s.
Wireless is all the go, we always used globe and smart internet providers, some had there ups and downs. Basically service and speed is similar to what we had back 15 years ago in Australia.
To guide you on your journey of finding the best internet service provider in the Philippines, we bring you a list of Top Internet Service Providers (ISP) in the Philippines. From what we’ve experienced.
Smart Broadband Inc.
It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Smart Communications, Inc.. It offers an wireless internet broadband service, Smart Broadband (SmartBro), with 1.73 million total subscribers at the end of the fourth quarter of 2012.
It provides mobile, fixed line and broadband internet services. Under fixed line and broadband services, it offers Globe Tattoo internet service which has 1.7 million total subscribers in 2012.
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT)
PLDT is the undisputed largest telecommunications company in the Philippines.
Sun Cellular [Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc. (DMPI)]
Established on September 2001, Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc. (DMPI), commercially known as Sun Cellular is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Digitel, and is one of the Philippines’ leading mobile telecommunications companies.
Bayan Telecommunications, Inc. (BayanTel)
Formerly known as International Communications Corporation and was incorporated in1961. It’s the operating arm of Bayan Telecommunications Holdings Corporation (BTHC).
Who do you think is the best Internet Service Provider, reviews and comments most welcome.