Telkom started to upgrade its entry-level 384kbps ADSL clients to 1Mbps on 1 October 2012 – a process which is anticipated to continue for approximately six weeks.
The entry-level ADSL speed upgrades follow Telkom’s upgrade of “Up to 1024kbps” ADSL users to “Up 2048kbps”, which started in August.
MyBroadband’s speed test website currently attracts over 50,000 broadband tests per month, giving a good overview of the real world speeds of South Africa’s broadband offerings.
A few Interesting facts
In September 2012 there were 92,505 speed tests performed on the MyBroadband speed test server.
- The highest recorded download speed was 606Mbps from MWEB Connect;
- The highest recorded upload speed was 319Mbps from MWEB Connect;
- The slowest recorded upload and download speeds were 1kbps;
- The average download speed over the last 30 days was 10.137Mbps.
The speed test is available here: MyBroadband speed test website