PLDT to roll out free speed upgrades for Home Fibr subscribers Eunice Isobel Lee November 19, 2019 News, Tech PLDT has announced that it is currently rolling out its biggest free speed upgrades for Home Fibr subscribers. These special upgrades will boost speeds of subscribers up to twice the speed of their current plan and will let them enjoy unlimited, uninterrupted video streaming, lag-free gaming, and seamless browsing at home. Up to double the speeds With these upgrades, Plan 6299 subscribers will enjoy 300 Mbps (from 250 Mbps), while Plan 4299 subscribers will experience up to 150 Mbps (from 120 Mbps). On the other hand, Plan 2899 subscribers will double their speeds to enjoy up to 100 Mbps (from 50Mbps), while subscribers of Plan 1899, Plan 1699, and Plan 1299 will experience up to 30 Mbps, 20 Mbps, and 10 Mbps, respectively. To enjoy the free speed boosts, Home Fibr customers simply have to visit www.pldt.com.ph/speedboost and update their contact details. These latest round of speed boosts is meant to empower the increasing digital lifestyle of Filipino families, according to Butch Jimenez Head of Consumer Business, PLDT Home Group. “The demand for high-speed internet is rapidly rising as our customers’ digital needs evolve. These free speed upgrades will definitely enrich the life of subscribers by expanding their access to world-class digital content powered by no less than the country’s undisputed fastest fixed network,” he said. PLDT’s superior fiber-to-the-home network enables subscribers to enjoy up to 1 Gbps of symmetrical internet speeds or equal upload and download speeds. Fastest fixed network in PH PLDT Home is the Philippines’ fastest fixed internet service in 2019, according to global internet testing and analysis leader Ookla®. PLDT Home Fibr remains as the most powerful broadband suited for households as the company’s superior network Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) technology has reached 6.7 million homes passed as of end-March 2019. In a report based on a customer-initiated Speedtest among 25.2 million users in the Philippines, Ookla® said PLDT posted a Speed Score of 20.44, with top download speeds of 51.36 Mbps and top upload speeds of 54.22 Mbps. PLDT continues to invest historic levels of resources to support network transformation, which is estimated to amount to US$ 5 billion from 2016 to 2020, with capital expenditures expected to reach P78.4 billion this year. PLDT has rolled out the country’s most extensive fixed and wireless network infrastructure which now has 259,000 kms of fiber optic cables designed to support the Filipinos’ growing use of fixed and mobile data.