With the rise in streaming services and popularity in remote work, many South Africans now factor in internet connectivity when looking at properties to buy or rent. But which suburb boasts with the fastest internet?
Speeds were tested with the free MyBroadband Android Speed Test App between 1 October and 31 December 2018. Over this period 305,430 Wi-Fi tests were performed, which provided a great overview of the average speeds across various areas.
Between October and December last year, the average download speed in South Africa was 10.1Mbps, while the average upload speed was 6.1Mbps.
|Average Internet Connection Speed|
|Suburb||Province||Download (Mbps)||Upload (Mbps)|
|Camps Bay||Western Cape||27.274||23.367|
|Sea Point||Western Cape||24.386||16.507|
|Van Riebeeck Park||Gauteng||23.814||17.069|
Table Via MyBroadband