MyBroadband’s Speed Test results show that the North West University has the highest peak broadband speed among local universities.
MyBroadband’s HTML 5 speed test servers 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.
The platform was designed to be lightweight and easy to use on mobile devices.
In July, 188,270 speed tests were conducted on the MyBroadband Speed Test platform. According to the results, the North West University had a peak broadband speed of 783Mbps.
The Technikon Pretoria (Tshwane University of Technology) ranked second at 478Mbps, and the University of the Free State third on 420Mbps.
The table below shows the South African university peak speed results.
|South African Universities|
|University||Download (kbps)||Upload (kbps)||Latency (ms)|
|North West University||783,394||483,674||22|
|University of the Free State||420,002||353,585||20|
|Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University||295,356||489,733||28|
|University of South Africa||254,711||27,299||12|
|University of Pretoria||249,674||321,678||10|
|University of Johannesburg||248,023||155,773||6|
|Vaal University of Technology||200,734||198,449||7|
|University of the Western Cape||95,711||94,867||2|
|Mangosuthu University of Technology||94,102||94,616||13|
|University of Cape Town||89,494||82,776||2|
|University of Venda||67,928||38,218||19|
|University of Fort Hare||3,824||3,663||53|