Airtel Nigeria emerges as fastest mobile operator in Q2  —  Report


By Ibiyemi Mathew

A recent report by Ookla,a global leader in internet testing, data and analysis has revealed that Airtel Nigeria is the fastest mobile operator among  top providers in Nigeria in second quarter (Q2) of 2021.

According to the report, the telecommunication company has with a Speed Score of 28.82 on modern chipsets.

In measuring the consistency of each operator’s performance, the report disclosed that MTN had the highest Consistency Score in Nigeria during Q2 2021, with 83.4 per cent of results showing at least a 5 Mbps minimum download speed and 1 Mbps minimum upload speed.

Airtel followed with a score of 82.5per cent, while Glo and 9mobile had a score of 64.1 per cent and 46.4per cent respectively.

The report also revealed Port Harcourt to be the state with the fastest mean mobile download speed among Nigeria’s most populous cities during Q2 2021 at 26.34 Mbps while Ibadan showed the fastest mean download speed over fixed broadband among Nigeria’s most populous cities during Q2 2021 at 22.77 Mbps.