Fastest broadband speeds in South Africa — July 2017

Fastest broadband in South Africa

MyBroadband’s July 2017 speed test results show that the highest recorded speed in South Africa was 946Mbps, which came from an Audatex connection.

MyBroadband’s speed test servers and HTML5 web application are hosted in Teraco’s vendor-neutral data centres to ensure a neutral testing environment.

Through NAPAfrica, all network operators present at its peering points are provided with a free 1Gbps connection to the MyBroadband Speed Test platform.

The MyBroadband Speed Test platform is lightweight and easy to use, and is also available for smartphones via an app:

Top broadband speeds

In July, 188,270 speed tests were conducted on the MyBroadband Speed Test platform.

The average download speed was 13.7Mbps, while the average upload speed was 7.8Mbps.

The table below shows the top 20 speed test results, where only the top speed per ISP or company is listed.

Top Broadband Speed Test Results
ISP / Company Download (kbps) Upload (kbps) Latency (ms) Server
Audatex 946,258 628,031 21 Cape Town
Converged Telecoms 942,415 929,763 1 Johannesburg
MWEB Business 939,489 505,433 6 Johannesburg
Vox Telecom 936,566 935,029 2 Cape Town
Compu-Clearing 933,306 845,634 2 Johannesburg
Ecotech 919,520 356,266 3 Johannesburg
Cool Ideas 915,789 86,184 1 Johannesburg
Naspers 914,317 466,055 3 Johannesburg
NTECH 908,112 905,388 8 Johannesburg
Afrihost 881,940 41,156 2 Johannesburg
Vodacom 864,163 895,701 2 Johannesburg
Vanilla 863,786 26,758 2 Cape Town
CMC Networks 833,734 127,420 2 Johannesburg
TENET 831,730 860,188 3 Johannesburg
ClearAccess 811,070 902,508 6 Johannesburg
iConnect 770,673 49,934 3 Johannesburg
Pink Squirrel Trading 770,621 511,011 1 Johannesburg
SAPPI 767,858 41,961 15 Cape Town
North West University 757,626 354,275 17 Johannesburg
Reflex Solutions 755,425 94,014 1 Johannesburg

Now read: South African mobile broadband speeds versus the rest of Africa

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  • will_rkr

    Providers with the least number of customers tend to have a higher than average speeds. Everyone else deals with congestion

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