Sahara Net tops KSA ISP rankings

On average, Sahara Net's speed per user reached 4.13 Mbps, says a new report

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Sahara Net tops KSA ISP rankings On average, Sahara Net's speed per user reached 4.13 Mbps, says a new report.
By  ITP.net Staff Writer Published  August 8, 2010

A new report has ranked Sahara Net as the top internet service provider (ISP) in Saudi Arabia based on the speed of the connection.

The report, conducted by Netindex.com - which summarises results obtained from internet speed tests worldwide - rated Sahara Net as the top KSA-based ISP, with an average speed per user of 4.13 Mbps.

Saudi Net (STC) came second with an average of 3.94 Mbps, while Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) finished third, with an average of 3Mbps.

Netindex.com came up with the rankings following tests from 1,047,838 unique IPs taken in the country, though it did not indicate the  period during which the tests were carried out.

Despite the results, Saudi Arabia ranks 71st in the world for internet speed and quality of connection, based on over 1 billion speed tests conducted worldwide.

The report also said that based on an average of per user, Qatar ranked in 78th place with 2.94 Mbps, while Jordan and Egypt ranked 122nd place with 1.59 Mbps, and 137th place with 1.09 Mbps respectively.

2631 days ago
mishal


It is not the true I was subscribe with Sahara net three month ago and there connection is very poor and get STC connection also mobile broadband and all of them a big Lying
The fast speed we get from cyberia ( but there problem if you reach the download limited they downgrade the connection speed )
Awalnet is the best and nesma was the perfect before they joint venture with cyberia


2633 days ago
harisp

Yes .It's true .Sahara Net service seems to be the best in the kingdom and I heard that currently they are offering value added services MPLS,VoIP ,Vedio conferencing etc

2633 days ago
Rana

The period for the data tested is mentioned:
http://www.netindex.com/download/2,53/Saudi-Arabia/
"This country ranks in 70th place. Results were obtained by analyzing test data between Jul 9, 2010 and Aug 7, 2010. Tests from 1,058,140 unique IPs have been taken in this country and of 8,501,277 total tests, 470,281 are being used for the current Index."

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