Top 20 African Countries With the Fastest Internet Speeds 2018

.Internet use is part and parcel of our lives in the current age and it is kind of sad we all don’t have the same broadband speeds. You will find out that one country experiences a better broadband connection than another, and this is highlighted well by various companies using colourful chats and maps.

Top 20 African Countries With the Fastest Internet Speeds 2018

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Cable has compiled new data which they extracted from 63 million broadband speeds around the world and it has some interesting insights.


Madagascar tops the list of countries in Africa with the fastest internet speeds with a mean download speed of 24.87 mbps (Megabit per second) the country is also ranked 22nd in the world and is ahead of countries like France, Canada, UK, Finland and Germany.

Kenya is second to Madagascar with a mean download speed of 10.11 mbps (Megabit per second), which is significantly behind Madagascar’s mean speed but still a solid result for 2nd place.

However, Kenya’s ranking change as compared to 2017 is 13 places down but the mean download speed has increased from the 8.83 mbps reported last year.

Rounding up the top 5 in Africa include South Africa with 6.38 mbps, Morocco 4.03 mbps, Tunisia 6.67 mbps, and Cape Verde with 3.24 mbps.

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Below are the top 20 African countries with the fastest internet speeds

1. Madagascar, 24.87 Mbps (Megabit per second)

2. Kenya, 10.11 mbps

3. South Africa, 6.38 mbps

4. Morocco, 4.03 mbps

5. Tunisia, 6.67 mbps

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6. Cabo Verde, 3.24 mbps

7. Ghana, 2.88 mbps

8. Zimbabwe, 2.86 mbps

9. Rwanda, 2.64 mbps

10. Namibia, 2.62 mbps

11. Burundi, 2.56 mbps

12. Mauritius, 2.39 mbps

13. Uganda, 2.39 mbps

14. 18. Zambia, 2.03 mbps

15. Tanzania, 1.96 mbps

16. Nigeria, 1.86 mbps

17. Mozambique, 1.76 mbps

18. Seychelles, 1.72 mbps

19. Ivory Coast, 1.70 mbps

20. Liberia, 1.61 mbps

Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

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