Where to get the fastest broadband speeds in South Africa

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Where to get the fastest broadband speeds in South Africa

The Q3 2021 MyBroadband Insights data reveals that people living in Garsfontein, Brackenfell South, and Villieria enjoy the highest average download speeds.

For this report, MyBroadband Insights used data collected from MyBroadband’s web-based speed tests and Android and iOS speed test apps between 1 July 2021 and 30 September 2021.

MyBroadband Insights collected 2 million speed tests from South African fixed-broadband users during this period.

MyBroadband’s 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 10Gbps connection to the MyBroadband Speed Test platform.

The report revealed that Garsfontein had the highest average download speed at 48Mbps, followed by Brackenfell South on 46Mbps and Villieria on 45Mbps.

The top 10 neighbourhoods were completed by The Reeds, Equestria, Ferndale, Rynfield, Rietfontein, Bryanston, and Moreleta Park.

The table below shows the average broadband performance in South Africa’s top 10 neighbourhoods.

Q3 Average speeds by Neighbourhood
NeighbourhoodDownload Speed (Mbps)Upload Speed (Mbps)Latency (ms)
Garsfontein47.5734.6844
Brackenfell South45.6735.3527
Villieria45.3638.4028
The Reeds42.4739.3127
Equestria39.4030.6653
Ferndale38.9829.2436
Rynfield38.5231.9628
Rietfontein38.4830.7429
Bryanston38.4531.0833
Moreleta Park37.8429.2132

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