Top 20 mobile broadband speeds recorded in South Africa

The latest MyBroadband Speed Test App results reveal that the MTN network recorded the highest mobile broadband speed test – 284Mbps.

MyBroadband launched its free speed test app for Android in April, which offers users an easy and ad-free way to test their Internet connection.

The app also provides a map of where users conduct their tests and makes it possible to record and export the speed test results.

In May, 52,685 tests were conducted from thousands of mobile devices – providing a good overview of the operators’ performance.

Top 20 mobile broadband speeds

The May 2017 MyBroadband Speed Test App results show that MTN recorded 9 of the top 10 results.

Vodacom was the only other operator which broke into the top 20, with a peak speed of 251Mbps.

  • The highest speed recorded on Cell C’s network was 83Mbps.
  • The peak speed on Telkom’s network was 60Mbps.
Network Download (kbps) Upload (kbps) Latency (ms) Connection
MTN-SA 283,957 50,179 24 LTE
MTN-SA 280,083 45,399 25 LTE
MTN-SA 269,351 44,497 25 LTE
MTN-SA 267,966 45,809 25 LTE
MTN-SA 261,828 44,420 25 LTE
MTN-SA 257,139 45,089 24 LTE
Vodacom-SA 251,080 24,338 20 LTE
MTN-SA 249,729 45,417 26 LTE
MTN-SA 249,576 45,196 24 LTE
MTN-SA 247,394 45,954 25 LTE
Vodacom-SA 245,157 24,878 20 LTE
Vodacom-SA 244,822 24,857 20 LTE
MTN-SA 244,116 44,004 24 LTE
Vodacom-SA 236,943 25,522 20 LTE
MTN-SA 235,784 32,323 24 LTE
MTN-SA 235,526 44,844 24 LTE
Vodacom-SA 232,287 24,768 35 LTE
Vodacom-SA 228,811 24,939 35 LTE
MTN-SA 225,825 29,366 25 LTE
MTN SA 225,702 31,217 24 LTE

Now read: Speed battle between Vodacom and MTN

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