Ghana has fastest Internet speed in Africa


Ghana has been ranked first in Africa as the country with the highest Internet speed, according to the latest global internet speed report released March 5, 2012. Ghana was followed by Kenya, Angola and Rwanda.

The report, Ookla Net Index, saw Ghana placing 73rd globally with an average broadband speed of 5.36 millions of bits per second (Mbps). Lithuania was first in the world with 31.67 Mbps followed by South Korea 30.59 Mbps and Latvia in third position with 27.42 Mbps.

The index listed Ghana Telecom (6.13 Mbps), Zipnet/Broadband Home Ltd (2.02 Mbps) and Scancom Limited (1.51 Mbps) as the major Internet service providers (ISPs) in the country.

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