Top South African Internet service providers on Steam

South Africa accounted for 0.2% of the total data traffic downloaded from Steam in the past week.

Steam is an online marketplace for games, software, and video entertainment, runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux computers, and is the biggest online PC gaming platform in the world.

According to Steam’s statistics, South Africans downloaded 405.7TB of data from the platform over the past seven days – at an average rate of 6Mbps.

Steam offers 32,215 titles in South Africa. Its catalogue of available games, excluding mods and downloadable content, sits at 18,214 titles.

SteamSpy reported that over the past two weeks, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive was the game with the highest number of players in SA.

The table below shows the average download rates for Steam clients on popular ISPs in South Africa – ranked by the number of bytes delivered to that network from Steam.

Network Average Download Rate
Telkom Internet 4.7Mbps
Afrihost 4.3Mbps
Internet Solutions 7.9Mbps
Optinet – Division of Internet Solutions 3.8Mbps
Axxess 4.3Mbps
Vox 7.9Mbps
MWEB 3.3Mbps
Neotel 3.2Mbps
Cell C 13.1Mbps
MTN SA 4.9Mbps

Now read: Best-selling games on Steam in South Africa

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Top South African Internet service providers on Steam