Best ADSL ISP for gaming in South Africa

Best as well as Worst ADSL and VDSL ISPs in South Africa

The latest MyBroadband speed test results show that Cybersmart and MWEB offer the lowest average latency on ADSL and VDSL lines.

MyBroadband’s speed test servers make use of Ookla’s platform and are hosted in Teraco’s vendor-neutral data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Through NapAfrica, all network operators present at its peering points are provided with a free 1Gbps connection to the MyBroadband speed test platform.

To ensure that only results from broadband connections are used, MyBroadband filters speed tests based on network information from the Internet service providers.

With over 40,000 broadband tests per month, the MyBroadband speed test platform is a popular destination for South Africans to gauge their Internet services.

Best ADSL and VDSL ISP accounts for gaming

The results show that Cybersmart had the lowest latency on ADSL at 45ms, while MWEB had the lowest VDSL latency at 37ms.

The table below show the top five ADSL and VDSL ISPs, based on average latency.

Lowest Average ADSL Latency
Download Speed (kbps)
Upload Speed (kbps)
Latency (ms)
Cybersmart ADSL 2,984 443 45
MWEB Business ADSL 2,904 500 49
Internet Solutions ADSL 3,863 531 51
Telkom ADSL 3,029 488 54
MWEB ADSL 3,008 455 57
Afrihost ADSL 3,650 510 58
Axxess ADSL 3,858 514 68
Lowest Average VDSL Latency
Download Speed (kbps)
Upload Speed (kbps)
Latency (ms)
MWEB VDSL 11,499 1,120 37
Afrihost VDSL 15,436 1,506 38
Internet Solutions VDSL 15,343 1,447 38
Telkom VDSL 17,345 1,708 40
Axxess VDSL 17,390 1,967 46

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