Where you can get the best mobile broadband speeds in South Africa

Ookla’s Net Index website shows that Midrand, Bryanston, and Ferndale have the highest average mobile broadband speeds.

The Net Index website uses data from millions of recent test results from Speedtest.net to calculate the average broadband speeds.

According to the website, South Africa has an average mobile download speed of 10.7Mbps, and an average mobile upload speed of 3.6Mbps.

These speeds are in line with global standards, where the average mobile download speed is 12.3Mbps and the average upload speed is 4.9Mbps.

The top mobile suburb in SA is Midrand, with an average download speed of 20.78Mbps, followed by Bryanston with 15.32Mbps and Ferndale with 14.25Mbps.

Vodacom had the highest average download speed at 13.91Mbps, followed by Telkom with 9.48Mbps, MTN with 8.78Mbps, and Cell C with 4.71Mbps.

The graphic below shows the top five mobile broadband suburbs in South Africa.

Best mobile broadband suburbs
Best mobile broadband suburbs in SA

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