Latvia’s Tet starts offering 10Gbps home internet in the Riga area

Juris Kaža
3 min readSep 24, 2021

Internet speeds are a tricky thing, generally they are measured and ranked by average speed using various speed test applications. There was a time, several years ago, when Latvia could boast having some of the fastest internet in the world — it was among the top 10, at least in Europe. Now, its speed rank has slipped into the mid-30s, with places like Singapore, Lichtenstein and even the United Kingdom affiliated island of Jersey taking top place, depending on who is doing the ranking. Also, with the top average speed being in the high 200s…

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Juris Kaža

A freelance journalist based in Riga, Latvia who has covered the country and region for 20 years. Speak native Latvian and English, fluent Swedish and German.