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Port Harcourt Beats Lagos To Quickest Web Spee…


Port-Harcourt has been ranked as town with the quickest web velocity in Nigeria, forward of Lagos, Abuja and Kano.

This was seen in  Ookla’s Speedtest World Index June report. Ookla’s Speedtest World Index aggregates community velocity exams from greater than 10,000 high-performance servers in over 190 nations.

Port-Harcourt, which is residence to Nigeria’s second-largest port, has a obtain velocity of 26.34 megabytes per second (Mbps), notably larger than the 24.15Mbps recorded in Lagos, Africa’s high startup metropolis.

The report, which highlighted the quickest imply cell obtain velocity amongst Nigeria’s most populous cities through the second of the yr additionally confirmed that 4 out of 5 cities had obtain speeds of over 20Mbps.

Kano is second on the chart with 24.75Mbps whereas Ibadan stood at fourth with 20.66Mbps. Benin Metropolis has the bottom recording of 16.73Mbps through the interval.

A breakdown of Web velocity in Nigeria exhibits that whereas the obtain velocity for cell is 22.91Mbps the add velocity is even decrease at simply 9.68 Mbps.

For mounted broadband, the obtain velocity is pegged at 17.05Mbps whereas the add velocity is 15.28Mbps. This report exhibits that whereas cell web could have a greater obtain velocity, mounted broadband is extra reliable.

When it comes to velocity for particular person telecoms suppliers, the velocity take a look at report revealed Airtel was the quickest cell operator amongst high suppliers in Nigeria in Q2 2021 with a Pace Rating of 28.82 on fashionable chipsets.

Nigeria’s largest cell operator, MTN is available in at second with a velocity rating of 25.78. Globacom and 9mobile have the worst velocity with a velocity rating of 10.35 and 9.49 respectively. That is lower than half the velocity rating of Airtel and MTN.

Nonetheless, MTN leads when it comes to consistency with a rating of 83.4%. Which means that about 83% of outcomes had been discovered displaying no less than a 5 Mbps minimal obtain velocity and 1 Mbps minimal add velocity.

Airtel follows intently with a rating of 82.5% whereas Globacom and 9mobile scored 64.1% and 46.4% respectively.

Surprisingly, 9Mobile ranked finest for latency at 44 ms through the second quarter. MTN and Airtel had the least with 48 ms. Community latency refers to the time required for a packet of knowledge to journey spherical journey between two factors.

Globally, solely 9 African nations are ranked among the many high 100, and Nigeria is certainly one of them, regardless of dropping one spot to 99th. South Africa ranks as primary in Africa, adopted by Morocco and Tunisia. Ghana and Zimbabwe have Africa’s slowest Web velocity with 12.69Mbps and 13.23Mbps respectively.



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