Best ADSL ISP speeds in South Africa

The latest MyBroadband speed test results show that Vox Telecom and Internet Solutions recorded the highest average ADSL and VDSL speeds respectively.

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.

Over the last month, 47,528 speed tests were performed on MyBroadband’s speed test server.

ADSL and VDSL results

The results show that Internet Solutions had the highest average VDSL speed at 20.5Mbps, while Vox Telecom had the highest average ADSL speed at 7Mbps.

The tables below show the top five ADSL and VDSL ISPs, based on average download speed.

Highest average VDSL speeds
Rank ISP Service Download Speed Upload Speed
1 Internet Solutions VDSL 20.5 Mbps 2.11 Mbps
2 Telkom VDSL 17.01 Mbps 1.63 Mbps
3 MTN Business VDSL 9.63 Mbps 1.63 Mbps
4 Cybersmart VDSL 9.55 Mbps 1.03 Mbps
5 MWEB VDSL 8.72 Mbps 0.79 Mbps
Highest average ADSL speeds
Rank ISP Service Download Speed Upload Speed
1 Vox Telecom ADSL 7 Mbps 1.19 Mbps
2 Internet Solutions ADSL 3.72 Mbps 0.54 Mbps
3 Cybersmart ADSL 2.91 Mbps 0.44 Mbps
4 Telkom ADSL 2.66 Mbps 0.48 Mbps
5 MTN Business ADSL 2.58 Mbps 0.49 Mbps

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