Vodacom vs MTN – Fastest mobile network in South Africa

The latest MyBroadband speed test results show that MTN provides the fastest average mobile download speeds in South Africa.

MyBroadband’s speed test servers use Ookla’s platform and are hosted in Teraco’s vendor-neutral data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Through NAPAfrica, all network operators at its peering points are provided with a free 1Gbps connection to the MyBroadband speed test platform.

MyBroadband filters speed tests based on network information from Internet service providers to ensure accurate results which reflect real-world conditions.

The table below shows the fastest average download speeds from mobile and wireless providers over the past month, based on over 8,500 speed tests.

Rank ISP Service Download Speed Upload Speed
1 MTN Mobile 49.41 Mbps 18.56 Mbps
2 Vodacom Mobile 25.44 Mbps 11.42 Mbps
3 Cell C Mobile 23.77 Mbps 13.56 Mbps
4 Telkom Fixed LTE 17.75 Mbps 4.4 Mbps
5 Telkom Mobile 9.86 Mbps 3.24 Mbps

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