Top 10 fastest ADSL ISPs in South Africa

The latest MyBroadband speed test results show that XDSL had the fastest average ADSL download speed over the past month, followed by MTN Business and RSAWEB.

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 at its peering points are provided with a free 1Gbps connection to the MyBroadband speed test platform.

MyBroadband filters speed tests based on network information from Internet service providers to ensure accurate results which reflect real-world conditions.

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Fastest average ADSL speeds

XDSL had the fastest average download speed on ADSL, with an average of 8.19Mbps, followed by MTN Business with 6.09Mbps and RSAWEB with 5.62Mbps.

The table below shows the latest ADSL ISP speed test rankings.

ADSL Speed Test Ranking
Rank ISP Download Speed Upload Speed
1 XDSL 8.19Mbps 0.86Mbps
2 MTN Business 6.09Mbps 1.48Mbps
3 RSAWEB 5.62Mbps 0.50Mbps
4 MTN 5.61Mbps 0.54Mbps
5 Internet Solutions 4.27Mbps 0.56Mbps
6 Axxess 3.90Mbps 0.52Mbps
7 Afrihost 3.84Mbps 0.52Mbps
8 Vox Telecom 3.11Mbps 0.53Mbps
9 Telkom 3.08Mbps 0.50Mbps
10 MWEB 3.04Mbps 0.48Mbps

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