When 1TB is not enough – biggest bandwidth hogs in SA

One South African VDSL user, with an uncapped Afrihost account, has consumed 3.01TB of data over a month. Various other users consumed in excess of 1TB a month using uncapped services.

Afrihost’s “Data Kingpins” section publishes regularly updated bandwidth usage rankings for their uncapped users.

According to the latest figures the top user, using an uncapped account on a 40Mbps VDSL connection, consumed 3,055GB (3.1TB) of data over the last month.

Other top users include another 40Mbps subscriber who consumed 2,057GB (2.1TB), and a 20Mbps user who used 2,059GB (2.1TB).

Afrihost further revealed that their ten top 10Mbps uncapped ADSL subscribers consumed a combined total of 10.16TB over the last month.

The following table shows the top home uncapped DSL users on the Afrihost network.

Afrihost uncapped data usage
Account Monthly usage
40Mbps uncapped VDSL 3055GB
20Mbps uncapped VDSL 2059GB
40Mbps uncapped VDSL 2057GB
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 1837GB
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 1524GB

Axxess also makes public the top uncapped ADSL account usage on its network through its “Axxess Gig Guzzlers” section.

The biggest bandwidth hog on Axxess’ network is a 10Mbps uncapped ADSL subscriber who consumed 1,526GB (1.5TB) over the last month.

The following table lists some of Axxess top data users.

Axxess uncapped data usage
Account Monthly usage
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 1526GB
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 931GB
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 835GB
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 822GB
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 787GB

Openweb CEO Keoma Wright said that their top data user, using a 10Mbps uncapped ADSL account, consumed 2.1TB last month.

The top user on an Openweb 4Mbps uncapped ADSL account used 1.1TB.

Openweb uncapped data usage
Account Monthly usage
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 2100GB
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 1920GB
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 1410GB
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 1390GB
10Mbps uncapped ADSL 1210GB
4Mbps uncapped ADSL 1100GB
4Mbps uncapped ADSL 1040GB

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