Nigeria’s internet speed ranked 16th out of 46 countries studied by SpeedChecker.
In addition, Airtel Nigeria, a leading telecommunications service provider, has been named the fastest network provider in Nigeria by crowdsourcing firm SpeedChecker.
SpeedChecker reported an average mobile download speed of 11.55Mbit/s for Airtel Nigeria in its 2021 report for Africa’s Mobile Network Champions.
According to the report, countries and mobile network operators were ranked in two categories: fastest mobile network champion and best mobile coverage champion.
According to the report, Nigeria’s internet speed ranked 16th out of the 46 countries examined by SpeedChecker.
SpeedChecker assists mobile operators in better understanding their network from the end-user perspective by collecting billions of KPIs directly from mobile devices, analyzing RAN data from OSS counters, and providing comprehensive reports that show why the network quality is good or bad, as well as tangible steps to improve it.
The report highlights data point samples collected between January 2021 and January 2022 from end user devices running Android and iOS systems in various countries across Africa, providing a true picture of how mobile networks perform on the continent in terms of download speeds.