Dissecting Web Latency in Ghana

Dissecting Web Latency in Ghana, Zaki, Y., Chen, J., Pötsch, T., Ahmad, T., & Subramanian, L. (2014, November). In Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Internet Measurement Conference, 241-248. ACM.

In this paper, we explore the fundamental bottlenecks that cause poor web performance from a client’s perspective by carefully dissecting web page load latency contributors in Ghana…We observe that, rather than bandwidth, the primary bottleneck of web performance in Ghana is the lack of good DNS servers and caching infrastructure.

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