MANILA, Philippines, April 2021 — Ookla, the worldwide leader in internet testing and analysis, has recently verified that Converge ICT Solutions Inc. (PSE: CNVRG) offers the most consistent fixed internet performance* in the following regions: Metro Manila, Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Ilocos, and the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) – for the first quarter of 2021.
Converge’s outstanding network performance has been attributed mainly to the consistent performance that customers experienced in their standard plans. Ookla Speedtest Intelligence® data for Q1 2021 shows the average download speeds of Converge is at 42.93 Mbps**, which is representative of actual plans subscribed to by its subscribers.
“Our network performance in the first quarter reflects our focus in providing reliable high-speed internet services to our customers in their standard packages, which subscribers of other providers only enjoy on a promotional basis via their speed boosts. Aside from performance, we work hard to provide a consistent online experience. What good is being the fastest if you only do it in spurts? Service should be at a high level all the time,” Converge CEO Dennis Anthony Uy said.
Based on analysis by Ookla, Converge ICT garnered a Consistency Score of 72.78%*. Consistency Score measures what percentage of a provider’s samples equals or exceeds both a download and upload fixed threshold of 25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload. Also based on thousands of consumer-initiated tests taken with Speedtest®, Converge ICT results showed an average latency rate of 13ms and jitter rate of 25ms**.
“We’ve always had our customers’ needs in mind. From our free speed increase to all plans late last year to introducing new products like the Converge FiberX Time of Day, we are all about better experiences for our subscribers,” he added.
Such a commitment to deliver better experiences for its customers underpinned the company’s rapid growth in recent years. Converge has been recently named the third fastest-growing Filipino company in the inaugural Philippines’ Growth Champions 2021 reported by global market research firm Statista together with international publications Financial Times and Nikkei Asia, and the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
“We will continue to work hard and ensure that we are able to uplift the Filipino quality of life through our fiber technology. We will continue to serve the connectivity needs of our people, especially during these trying times,” Uy pointed out.