With an Internet speed put at 4.13Mbps, Nigeria is ranked 82nd out of the 87th leading telecoms country surveyed by Open Signal, a platform, which beams search light into the coverage and performance of mobile operators worldwide.
It must however, be mentioned that about three years ago, the Internet speed was 1.5Mbps before the current status in Nigeria. Further analysis of the Open Signal report showed, Ivory Coast, which ranked 58 in the global survey, is second on the continent after South Africa, which is in the 48th position. Internet speed in Didier Drogba’s country is at 7.64Mbps. Morocco, which placed 60th, occupies the third place in Africa with a speed of 7.36Mbps. Tunisia is fourth with 7.21Mbps on the continent and 62nd globally. Kenya is 67th globally and fifth in Africa with an Internet speed of 6.75Mbps, while Ghana placed 79th on the world stage, it runs as number six in Africa with an average speed of 4.81Mbps.