Your broadband choices in South Africa

The first broadband service was launched in South Africa in August 2002, when Telkom started to offer 512kbps ADSL.

In 2004, Sentech launched its MyWireless service, offering 128kbps, 256kbps, and 512kbps fixed-wireless products.

iBurst also launched its first broadband product in 2004, with a 1Mbps fixed-wireless offering.

Vodacom launched the first mobile broadband service in South Africa in December 2004, with its 384kbps 3G offering.

Since then, many companies have rolled out broadband networks – including Neotel, MTN, Cell C, and Vumatel.

Here are the prominent broadband services which South Africans can subscribe to in 2016.


Telkom fibre-to-the-home

Telkom FTTH
Speed 10Mbps to 100Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 50GB to 200GB
Price range R699 to R1,599
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Neotel NeoBroadband Fibre

Neotel NeoBroadband Fibre
Speed 5Mbps to 200Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance Uncapped
Price range R1,600 to R17,000
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Vodacom fibre-to-the-home

Vodacom FTTH
Speed 10Mbps to 100Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 100GB to 2,000GB
Price range R599 to R1,799
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

MTN Supersonic fibre-to-the-home

MTN Supersonic FTTH
Speed 20Mbps to 100Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 40GB to 2,000GB
Price range R619 to R1,699
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Vumatel fibre-to-the-home

Vumatel FTTH
Speed 4Mbps to 1Gbps
Monthly Data Allowance Dependent on ISP
Price range R499 to R1,999 (dependent on ISP)
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Cybersmart Lightspeed fibre-to-the-home

Cybersmart Lightspeed FTTH
Speed 400Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 20GB to 500GB
Price range R599 to R1,499
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Cell C fibre-to-the-home

Cell C Fibre
Speed 20Mbps to 100Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance Uncapped
Price range R849 to R1,499
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Other fibre-to-the-home

Other FTTH Providers
Speed 4Mbps to 1Gbps
Monthly Data Allowance Dependent on ISP
Price range Dependent on ISP
FTTH Providers
Smart Village Website
Octotel Website
BitCo Website
RocketNet Website
Greencom Website
Fibrehoods Website
Metrofibre Networx Website
Maboneng Broadband Website
Frogfoot Networks Website
Vox Telecom Website

Telkom ADSL

Telkom ADSL
Speed 1Mbps to 10Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 1GB to Uncapped (Dependent on ISP)
Price range R260 to R1,000 (Dependent on ISP)
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Telkom VDSL

Telkom VDSL
Speed 20Mbps to 40Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 1GB to Uncapped (Dependent on ISP)
Price range R700 to R3,000 (Dependent on ISP)
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Telkom SmartBroadband Wireless (fixed LTE and LTE-A)

Telkom SmartBroadband Wireless
Speed Up to 150Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 5GB to Uncapped
Price range R199 to R799
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Neotel NeoBroadband Wireless

Neotel NeoBroadband Wireless
Speed 1Mbps to 10Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance Uncapped
Price range R499 to R1,799
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

iBurst Wireless

iBurst Wireless
Speed 2Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 10GB to Uncapped
Price range R149 to R879
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISPs)

Wireless Internet Service Providers
Speed 1Mbps to 10Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance Dependent on ISP
Price range R100 to R1,000
Coverage WISP List
Website Find Out More Here

Neotel NeoFlex Data

Neotel NeoFlex Data
Speed 3.1Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 10GB to 15GB
Price range R199 to R249
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Vodacom Mobile

Vodacom Mobile
Speed Up to 150Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 500MB to 20GB
Price range R45 to R999
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

MTN Mobile

MTN Mobile
Speed Up to 150Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 500MB to 18GB
Price range R51 to R944
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Cell C Mobile

Cell C Mobile
Speed Up to 150Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 500MB to 100GB
Price range R39 to R1,599
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Telkom Mobile

Telkom Mobile
Speed Up to 150Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 500MB to 50GB
Price range R39 to R1,599
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Afrihost Mobile

Afrihost Mobile
Speed Up to 150Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 500MB to 20GB
Price range R29 to R987
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

Axxess Mobile

Axxess Mobile
Speed Up to 150Mbps
Monthly Data Allowance 500MB to 24GB
Price range R29 to R1,200
Coverage Coverage Map
Website Find Out More Here

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