Nigeria Has An Average Broadband Speed of 2.73 Mbps [REPORT]


Nigeria currently has broadband speeds at an average of 2.73 Mbps which ranks the country 138th globally and 13th in Africa, according to Ookla, the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications.

Back in March 2012, just about six months ago, Nigeria ranked 129th in the world and 9th in Africa in terms of broadband download speeds.

Based on millions of recent test results from its broadband speed testing service,, the company’s NetIndex compares and ranks consumer download speeds around the globe.

Here’s a list of the top 10 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Nigeria based on current broadband speeds with at least 100 tests in the current index, according to Ookla’s NetIndex.

Ookla reports that these results were obtained by analyzing test data between Oct 14, 2012 and Nov 12, 2012. It also noted that tests from 74,533 unique IPs were taken in Nigeria and of 332,833 total tests, 14,887 were used for the current Index.

Do you think that these results are accurate? Which of these ISPs do you use?

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  • Abdulmalik Slow Wasagx

    where dose airtel stand?

  • Chidi Iwe

    These records are flawed and absolutely inaccurate

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    Chidi If the information is inaccurate, please could you then tell me what you think?

  • Benny

    How does one contact Netcom Africa Limited locally in Nigeria? If they are this fast then we should get a link so we can check them out and get their services

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