Best ADSL and VDSL 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 in the first half of September 2015.

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.

ADSL and VDSL results

The results show that Internet Solutions had the highest average VDSL speed at 23.15Mbps, while Vox Telecom had the highest average ADSL speed at 6.76Mbps.

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

Rank ISP Service Download Speed Upload Speed
1 Vox Telecom ADSL 6.76 Mbps 1.03 Mbps
2 Internet Solutions ADSL 3.55 Mbps 0.54 Mbps
3 Cybersmart ADSL 3.16 Mbps 0.46 Mbps
4 Telkom ADSL 2.93 Mbps 0.49 Mbps
5 MWEB ADSL 2.73 Mbps 0.46 Mbps
Rank ISP Service Download Speed Upload Speed
1 Internet Solutions VDSL 23.15 Mbps 2.33 Mbps
2 Telkom VDSL 16.57 Mbps 1.73 Mbps
3 MTN Business VDSL 8.92 Mbps 1.38 Mbps
4 MWEB VDSL 5.56 Mbps 0.61 Mbps
5 Vox Telecom VDSL 5.45 Mbps 2.61 Mbps

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