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In Africa, Ghana's network fastest

         Date: 2012-03-16

           Tag: Ghana network, Ghana network fastest

Summary: but this one is not all the country's network are very slow, Ghana is special, the country's Internet speeds in Africa is the fastest.

Africa is a very backward place, including all of the infrastructure, so, the network also very slow, but this one is not all the country's network are very slow, Ghana is special, the country's Internet speeds in Africa is the fastest.

Ookla is the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications, and its report was based on millions of recent test results from Speedtest.net.

According to the index, Ghana beat Kenya to second place with 4.49Mbps, South Africa to sixth place with 2.98Mbps, and near-by Nigeria to the eighth place in Africa with 2.3Mbps.

Its NetIndex compares and ranks consumer download speeds around the globe, and reported Ghana had an average broadband speed of 5.14 megabits per second.

Morocco, Angola, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, and Libya were all in the top ten, but obviously behind Ghana.

Between the telecom operators in Ghana, professed broadband speeds range from 3.1Mbps (Expresso) to 14.4Mbps (Vodafone).

But the index reported Ghana Telecom (Vodafone) had 6.13 Mbps, as per consumer experience; Zipnet/Broadband Home Ltd had 2.02 Mbps, and Scancom Limited (MTN) has 1.51 Mbps, and they constituted the major Internet service providers (ISPs) in country.

At the global level, Lithuania was first with 31.67Mbps followed by South Korea with 30.59 Mbps, and Latvia in third place with 27.42 Mbps.

Ghana placed 73rd in the global rankings; Kenya, 75th; South Africa, 105th, and Nigeria, 129th.

Ookla solutions have been adopted by nearly every Internet Service Provider in the world, and have been translated into over 30 languages for use by thousands of small businesses, federal and state governments, universities and major organizations such as AT&T, BBC, Cisco, Comcast,
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