25 Jan 2024 7:53 AM

Pursuant to NTC Memorandum Circular 07-08-2015 which addresses the Rules on the Measurement of Fixed Broadband/Internet Access Service, the Commission initiated efforts to draft the guidelines to monitor and measure the quality of service provided by Internet Service Providers to its subscribers. In 2018, the National Telecommunications Commission, or NTC, approached the DOST-ASTI to help them develop their own tool and system for measuring internet speeds nationwide. NTC and ASTI embarked on the Fixed and Mobile Benchmarking System Project, which came to be known as NetMesh.


About NetMesh

In 2018, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), DOST-ASTI, and UP Diliman-Department of Computer Science implemented the Fixed and Mobile Benchmarking System Project (NetMesh) with NTC Regional Offices 1, 4 and 12 as pilot regions. NetMesh developed a broadband measurement tool for fixed devices, and a speed test application for mobile devices.   

These tools were designed in such a way that provisions can be made for further enhancement and modifications. This project builds upon the outputs of the first phase of the NetMesh initiative, with NTC ROs 3, 8,11 and CARAGA as the proponents. Under the project, new and improved versions of the following software were developed: broadband measurement tool for fixed devices, speed test application for mobile devices (Android and IoS), and web-based speed test tool with data visualization.  

These tools are intended to be used by NTC and all its Regional Offices to perform audit and assessment on the Quality of Service (QOS) of Internet Service Providers (ISP), and as a platform to test the quality of experience (QoE) for consumers. 


NetMesh Speedtest


Project Staff

Alvin E. Retamar - Project Adviser / DC (SSED)

Peter Antonio B. Banzon - Project Adviser / DC (RDD)

Paul John M. Serrano - Technical Lead / DC (KMD)

Jelina Tanya H. Tetangco - Project Leader

Bayani Benjamin R. Lara - Infra Lead

Harold Bryan S. Paler - Technical Team

Philip A. Martinez - Technical Team

Alvin M. De Gracia - Infra Team



Jaro Son M. Lacerna – Infra Team

Jean Jay J. Quitayen – Sr. Developer

Maricar R. Lumauig – Project Manager

Darius Jude C. Casuga – Developer

Mary Jane D. Alpad – Software Quality Analyst

Albert A. Francisco – Developer

Nathaniel R. Mayquez – Assistant Project Manager


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