Egypt ranked low compared to other countries in the Arab world in terms of internet speed, according to a report by Interactive Middle East Company.
According to the report, Egypt ranked 15th among 22 countries included in the report.
The average broadband speed in Egypt was estimated at 0.95 mb/sec. Morocco, Jordan, Djibouti, Tunisia, Iraq, and Palestine all ranked above Egypt.
The report showed that Saudi Arabia ranked first in terms of internet speed in the Arab region, where the speed of broadband internet is estimated at 3.5 mb/sec. The United Arab Emirates ranked second with a speed of 2.7 mb/sec.
Qatar ranked third, where it is estimated that internet speed is 2.6 mb/sec, followed by Kuwait whose speed is estimated at 2.3 mb/sec.
The report showed that Morocco ranked fifth, where the average internet speed is estimated at 2.03 mb/sec, followed by Bahrain which ranked sixth with a speed of 1.8 mb/sec.
Jordan ranked seventh with an internet speed of 1.7 mb/sec, followed by Oman in eighth with 1.35 mb/sec.
Algeria ranked ninth with a speed of 1.3 mb/sec, then Djibouti in 10th place with a 1.31 mb/sec speed.
Syria, Tunisia, Iraq, and Palestine occupied positions between 11th and 14th, respectively. Following Egypt came Sudan, Libya, Mauritania, Lebanon, Yemen, Comoros, and Somalia in the positions between 16th and 22nd, respectively.
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