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Africa’s internet speeds ‘slowest in the world’


Africa lags far behind most continents in the world regarding internet speeds, says a report from website monitoring firm Pingdom. The report – which has been compiled using data from from the quarterly State of the Internet report by Akamai – says Europe ranks first in the world with an average internet peak connection speed of 23 Mbps, while Africa ranks bottom of the continent list with an average speed of 9 Mbps.


James Barnley

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