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Lifi.net surpasses Nigeria’s median internet speed

Lifi.net surpasses Nigeria’s median internet speed

Lifi.net, an internet service provider in Nigeria, has attained 500 megabits per second (mbps) internet speed in unlimited services provided to homes and offices, the company revealed in a statement.

This is higher than the country’s average internet speed of 26.74mbps.

Abraham Oluwambe, chief operating officer of Lifi, said “Lifi has highly technical and hard-working personnel and partners. For over five years we have been a leading network company, providing quality internet solutions at the speed of light and affordable rates.

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“We are very skilled at managing Cisco and Mikrotik Routers’ deployment, configurations, integrations, fibre laying, and splicing.”

He added that as operators attract more subscribers to their respective networks, they should equally place a premium on upgrading the quality of services to deliver broadband at the fastest internet speed possible.

“Our services are not only widespread but also affordable. We believe in making quality connectivity accessible to all. We understand the importance of budget-friendly solutions. Our cost-effective broadband plans ensure you get the best value for your investment without compromising on quality.

“While providing high-speed and reliable broadband connectivity, operators may choose the floor or the peak performance of its service. At Lifi, we always go for the latter,” he added.

As the internet subscriber base increased in Nigeria and hit 161.68 million in January, the quality of internet service provided by operators to their users still constitutes concerns as 2G network which has limited speed dominates the space by covering 57.78 percent.

The Nigerian Communications Commission revealed through its latest data that while 3G is responsible for 9.36 percent of internet users in the country, 4G covers 31.75 percent of internet access, and 5G internet only serves 1.11 percent of internet users in the country.

This combination explains why Nigeria ranked 93rd on the global mobile internet speed test out of 144 countries tested by Ookla, a US-based internet speed analysis firm, in January, putting the country’s median internet speed at 26.74 Mbps.