South African suburbs with the highest broadband speeds

The May 2018 MyBroadband Speed Test results reveal that Silver Lakes enjoys the fastest broadband speeds in South Africa.

The results are based on over 317,000 speed tests performed on MyBroadband’s HTML5 speed test platform.

The speed tests include fixed-line, wireless, and mobile connections from ISPs, which means the results are representative of multiple technologies.

According to the May 2018 statistics, the average download speed in Silver Lakes was 57Mbps, followed by Highlands North with 33Mbps, and Florida with 32Mbps.

Top suburbs

The table below provides an overview of the average download speeds, upload speeds, and latencies of the top suburbs in the country.

Average Broadband Speeds
Suburb Province Latency (ms) Download (Mbps) Upload (Mbps)
Silver Lakes Gauteng 8 56.910 49.816
Highlands North Gauteng 28 33.257 20.977
Florida and Weltevredenpark Gauteng 80 32.316 22.551
Northcliff and Linden Gauteng 56 32.301 22.179
Bloemfontein Free State 105 31.242 16.995
Bellevue Gauteng 64 29.436 25.843
Sandton Gauteng 48 27.084 20.702
Camps Bay and Bantry Bay Western Cape 65 27.048 16.969
Cape Town CBD Western Cape 62 26.640 11.940
Morningside Gauteng 67 24.969 16.089
Wellington Western Cape 67 22.993 15.747
Sunninghill Gauteng 39 22.870 15.116
Potchefstroom North West 113 22.791 21.578
Kyalami Gauteng 76 22.339 17.742
Bedfordview Gauteng 86 21.875 24.812
Zwartkop Gauteng 251 21.372 17.179
Vanderbijlpark Gauteng 45 21.256 22.852
Centurion Gauteng 72 19.929 12.689

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