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Download speeds experienced by smartphone users vary greatly in Africa - study

Monday 21 January 2019 | 13:38 CET | News
Download speeds experienced by smartphone users vary greatly across Africa, even for countries with similar 4G availability, according to a study by OpenSignal. While users in South Africa, Morocco, Senegal and Kenya connect to 4G signals on average between 72 percent and 75 percent of the time, download speeds vary from 4.4 Mbps in Senegal to 14.4 Mbps in South Africa. This wide difference, says OpenSignal, comes on the back of back of many factors, including the capacity of cell site backhaul most commonly used. Microwave links are common in Africa yet support fewer users at high speed than

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Just Mobile / YouTube
Countries: Africa
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