According to Point Topic’s residential broadband report, South Africa has the third cheapest residential broadband pricing in the world. But it also found that we have among the worst median residential broadband pricing in the world. This means there is a massively disparate selection of broadband options in the country, with only Poland having a less consistent industry.
The report looked at the average prices of ADSL and Fibre broadband services, spread across both standalone and bundled services. To exclude exchange rate fluctuations the company used purchasing power parity (PPP) data to compare broadband prices between countries.
In this week’s Tech Tuesday segment on Smile 90.4FM we chat about this phenomenon and what you can do to get the best deal possible. Listen down below.