10 Fastest Internet Providers in Nigeria Ranked – IT News Africa

Internet and connectivity pace tester Ookla has launched its market evaluation for Nigeria, rating the nation’s quickest web service suppliers (ISPs).

The evaluation solely takes under consideration prime suppliers of web companies in the nation, ones which account for 3% or extra of complete take a look at samples in the market in Q2 of 2021 – smaller suppliers usually are not examined.

All suppliers are ranked primarily based on their Speed Score, which includes a measure of every supplier’s obtain and add pace to rank community efficiency (90% of the ultimate Speed Score is attributed to obtain pace and the remaining 10% to add pace as a result of on-line experiences are sometimes extra affected by obtain pace).

Ookla locations essentially the most emphasis on the median speeds as these characterize what most community suppliers’ prospects will expertise on a day-to-day foundation.

Nigerian ISPs Ranked by Fastest Fixed Broadband Internet Speed:

10. Smile

Speed Score – 2.96

Smile Communications gives 4G LTE cell broadband to a number of international locations in Africa, together with Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda. In 2016 Smile launched its SuperClear voice, video and SMS companies over LTE, enabling its prospects to make use of one knowledge bundle for SuperFast broadband and SuperClear voice companies.

The firm presents all kinds of knowledge choices, in addition to fastened web gadgets. Users can get Smile knowledge from as little as N300 for versatile cell knowledge plans, to as much as N36,000 for limitless month-to-month knowledge bundles with speeds as much as 21Mbps.

Smile additionally ranked in final place amongst Nigerian ISPs in phrases of connection consistency and latency.

9. Tizeti

Speed Score – 4.87

Tizeti is concentrated on offering its “quick and inexpensive” broadband web to non-public residences, companies, occasions, and conferences. Through its Express Wi-Fi plans, the corporate gives Wi-Fi hotspots to public areas in Nigeria the place folks collect and work.

Express Wi-Fi plans vary from N50 per day for 100MBs to N8000 per 30 days for 50GBs.

Tizeti ranked ninth in phrases of latency and connection consistency.

8. Cobranet

Speed Score – 6.94

Cobranet Limited has been a number one Nigerian web service and knowledge supplier since launching in 2003. The firm presents company web plans for organisations and medium-sized companies, in addition to residential plans.

In phrases of residential plans, its Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) UGO Fibre Plans vary from N9000 for 40GB, to N20,000 for 240GB traces. Availability relying on fibre protection.

Cobranet ensures a minimal pace of 512Kbps on its fibre.

The firm ranked eighth in phrases of connection consistency, however 4th in phrases of latency.

7. MTN

Speed Score – 7.56

The Nigerian arm of the South African telecom powerhouse, MTN Nigeria presents knowledge for private, or enterprise use.

Data plans start at N50 for 40MBs of knowledge, to N10,000 for 40GBs.

MTN Nigeria ranked fifth in phrases of connection consistency, and eighth in phrases of latency.

6. SWIFT Networks

Speed Score – 7.96

SWIFT Networks Limited is a Nigerian amenities-primarily based telecom based in 2002. The firm presents broadband web, VPN companies, internet and e-mail internet hosting and extra.

Businesses can entry SWIFT’s limitless wi-fi and fibre plans from N19,460 for 5Mbps, as much as N32,000 for 15Mbps. A as soon as-off setup value of N40,000 is included.

The firm ranked fifth in phrases of latency, and fifth in phrases of connection consistency.

5. Airtel

Speed Score – 10.13

Airtel Networks Limited is among the nation’s main telecoms, headquartered in Lagos. Airtel is amongst the highest three cell service suppliers in phrases of subscribers with a buyer base of greater than 50 million as of December 2019.

Airtel presents knowledge to prospects from N5000 for 15GB packages, to N100,000 for 1TB packages.

The firm ranked sixth in phrases of latency, and fifth in phrases of connection consistency.

4. Spectranet

Speed Score – 10.59

Awarded a license from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in 2009, the Lagos-based Spectranet gives broadband web for houses and workplaces. Spectranet’s merchandise vary from FTTH plans to cell knowledge, to enterprise options and even particular person modems.

Spectranet presents FTTH in plans from N18,425 for limitless entry at 10Mbps, to N28,665 for 20Mbps.

The firm ranked seventh in phrases of connection consistency and latency.

3. (*10*)

Speed Score – 11.72

Founded in 2005, the Lagos-based KKONTechnologies is an Open Access Network (OAN) supplier targeted on Fiber-to-the-Business (FTTB).

KKONTech says it gives scalable and versatile bandwidth from 1Mbps to 1Gbps relying on the necessities of particular person companies.

The firm ranked third in phrases of consistency and first in phrases of latency.

2. Glo

Speed Score – 13.40

Globacom Limited is a Nigerian multinational telecom based in 2003. In 2018, Glo reported that it had over 100 million subscribers, making it the second-largest community operator in the nation on the time.

Glo presents an unlimited vary of merchandise, from cell knowledge to cloud storage options. Its knowledge plans vary from N50 for 50MBs, to N100,000 for 1TB, legitimate for a 12 months.

Glo ranked third in phrases of latency, and second in phrases of connection consistency.

1. ipNX

Speed Score – 19.25

The quickest ISP in Nigeria in phrases of broadband web, the Lagos-based telecom was based in 2003, the corporate gives a variety of services and products.

ipNX presents each FTTH and FTTB options. In phrases of residential fibre, plans begin at N12,900 pm for 8Mbps as much as N62,350 pm for 75Mbps and embrace a complimentary telephone line.

FTTB choices are catered to SMEs, and start at N10,750 pm for 20Mbps capped at 40GB, to N161,250 for 50Mbps capped at 2000GBs. A modem value of N16,125 is included for each residential and enterprise choices.

ipNX can be essentially the most constant ISP and has the second least latency.

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