Vodacom vs MTN in Potchefstroom

MyBroadband recently tested the mobile network quality in the southern and western regions of the North West as part of its countrywide testing project.

The MyBroadband mobile network testing project is conducted in partnership with Afristay and Samsung , and provides a comprehensive look at cellular network quality in South Africa.

Coverage and data throughput tests are conducted using the MyBroadband Speed Test App, running on our Samsung Galaxy S9 test bench.

A SIM from Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, and Telkom was used in the Galaxy S9 phones, and performance tests were conducted at regular intervals while driving.

MyBroadband’s speed test servers are hosted in Teraco’s vendor-neutral data centres to ensure an impartial testing environment.

Christiana to Potchefstroom

The latest route tested was along the N12 through Klerksdorp and Potchefstroom, with thousands of speed tests conducted.

We then calculated the Network Quality Score for the region and for the towns,

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