Best broadband speeds in South Africa

MyBroadband’s latest speed test results show that fibre providers SEACOM, BitCo, and iConnect have the highest average broadband speeds in the country.

MyBroadband’s speed test service uses Ookla’s platform, and is hosted in Teraco’s vendor-neutral hosting facilities 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 valid results are recorded, MyBroadband filters speed tests based on network information from the service providers.

The table below shows the highest average speeds recorded on MyBroadband’s speed test server over the past 30 days.

Rank ISP Service Download Speed Upload Speed
1 SEACOM Fibre 691.15 Mbps 859.71 Mbps
2 BitCo Fibre 498.40 Mbps 552.95 Mbps
3 iConnect Fibre 207.39 Mbps 213.44 Mbps
4 MTN Mobile 57.96 Mbps 18.78 Mbps
5 Cool Ideas Fibre 53.04 Mbps 25.74 Mbps
6 Vox Telecom VDSL 23.27 Mbps 31.19 Mbps
7 MTN Business Fibre 21.70 Mbps 16.43 Mbps
8 Vodacom Mobile 21.64 Mbps 6.42 Mbps
9 Internet Solutions VDSL 19.17 Mbps 2.14 Mbps
10 Telkom VDSL 16.30 Mbps 2.21 Mbps
11 MWEB VDSL 14.15 Mbps 1.09 Mbps
12 Cybersmart VDSL 13.07 Mbps 1.67 Mbps
13 Telkom Fixed LTE 12.61 Mbps 3.10 Mbps
14 Cell C Mobile 7.70 Mbps 3.45 Mbps
15 Telkom Mobile 6.52 Mbps 1.99 Mbps
16 Internet Solutions ADSL 4.08 Mbps 0.53 Mbps
17 Cybersmart ADSL 3.21 Mbps 0.45 Mbps
18 Telkom ADSL 3.06 Mbps 0.50 Mbps
19 MWEB ADSL 2.67 Mbps 0.44 Mbps
20 MTN Business ADSL 1.93 Mbps 1.38 Mbps

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