Fastest broadband speeds in South Africa

The latest MyBroadband speed test results show that BitCo’s fibre-to-the-business and Vodacom’s LTE services produced the highest peak broadband speeds in SA.

MyBroadband’s speed test servers use Ookla’s NetGauge platform, and are hosted in Teraco’s vendor-neutral data centres to ensure a neutral testing environment.

Through NapAfrica, all network operators present at its peering points are provided with a free 1Gbps connection to the MyBroadband speed test platform.

With over 40,000 broadband tests per month, the MyBroadband speed test platform is a popular destination for South Africans to gauge their Internet services.

Peak broadband speeds in South Africa

The table below details the highest broadband speed per connection type recorded over the last month.

Peak broadband speed
Service (ISP) Download Speed (kbps) Upload Speed (kbps) Latency (ms)
Fibre (BitCo) 193,093 188,712 5
Vodacom mobile 102,198 49,804 13
Telkom fixed LTE 79,003 6,697 40
Telkom mobile 70,851 6,910 60
MTN mobile 69,328 20,068 40
VDSL (Telkom Internet) 38,361 2,878 11
Cell C mobile 14,519 3,762 24
ADSL (MWEB Business) 9,924 1,166 26
iBurst wireless 1,995 232 41
Neotel wireless (CDMA) 1,105 630 85

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