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Dear Internet in Egypt: How slow can you go?

Egypt ranks 175 out of 193 countries in terms of internet speed, making it the 18th slowest broadband internet in the world.

According to Ookla’s Netindex, Egypt’s internet download speed lies at 2.7 Megabytes per second (Mbps), compared to a global average of 20.1 Mbps. In terms of mobile internet, Egypt was placed at rank 84 out of 111 countries.

Ookla is the global leader in broadband testing and web-based network diagnostic applications.

Top Internet Service Providers in Egypt

Currently, the fastest broadband connection can be found in Cairo (2.83 Mbps), followed by Alexandria at 1.87 Mbps. As for mobile internet, the area with the highest download rate is Heliopolis (3.93 Mbps), followed by Amria (3.72 Mbps) and Zamalek (3.5 Mbps).

Areas with the highest mobile internet speed in Cairo

The fastest internet in the world can be found in Hong Kong at over 90 Mbps and Singapore at over 76 Mbps.