Globe contracted NESIC Philippines to see which between Smart Broadband and Globe Broadband is the fastest broadband provider…
The measurements are in Kbps, which means kilo-bits per second, so the numbers up there represent the amount per thousand bits being sent per second. A bit is the most basic measurement of data. The blue colored fonts represent the higher value in each test.
The Local FTP Download test used a 12MB file, which is about the size of three or four 3-minute MP3s with a bit rate of 128kbps. The International Download file size from download.com is 6MB, which is about the size of a really packed PowerPoint presentation or two MP3 files.
The speed test was executed via Speedtest, which is a website dedicated to measuring a connection’s true Internet speed by three key measurements- Download (the speed at which data is sent from the web to you computer), Upload (the speed at which data is sent from your computer to the web) and Ping Latency (the speed at which for a tiny piece of data is sent from your computer to the Internet and back).
Oh wait, we were using both Smart Bro and Globe Tattoo during the Mindanao Bloggers summit and both were giving good connection.
But here’s what I’ll do… I’ll go to the city and test these two competing products and see for myself which is fastest where.. (Note: I’m in Mindanao)