Most popular ADSL accounts among techies revealed

MyBroadband conducted its latest broadband survey recently, which showed that there is an even split between capped and uncapped accounts among tech-savvy ADSL users in South Africa.

The survey, which was completed by 3,444 IT professionals and tech-savvy broadband users, further showed that 4Mbps ADSL is the most-used fixed broadband service.

When looking at monthly ADSL data use, most users consume between 10GB and 500GB per month, with less than 4% of subscribers consuming more than 500GB or less than 10GB.

The table below provides an overview of the results related to DSL accounts from the Q4 2015 MyBroadband survey.

Which type of ADSL ISP account do you use?
Account type Percentage
Capped 48.06%
Uncapped 51.94%
How much data, on average, do you use per month?
Data use Percentage
Under 10GB 3.68%
10GB to 49GB 18.28%
50GB to 99GB 27.52%
100GB to 199GB 27.19%
200GB to 500GB 20.08%
Over 500GB 3.26%
Which ADSL, VDSL, or Fibre speed do you subscribe to?
Speed Percentage
1Mbps 2.24%
2Mbps 21.75%
4Mbps 42.18%
10Mbps 25.40%
20Mbps 4.11%
40Mbps 2.12%
50Mbps 0.21%
100Mbps 0.58%
1Gbps 0.08%
Other 1.33%

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