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Is high-speed home Internet access available? How long does it typically take to install it after arrival?

There are supposedly 'higher-speed' packages available in some areas but ultimately we're talking about a country where the Internet often slows to a crawl because it's raining outside. In Embassy housing with rare exceptions your internet will already be in place. This is a country that only got 3G the year before I moved here. - Sep 19, 2016
Yes - kind of. Coverage can be spotty and some houses has weaker internet than others. Cost is relatively cheap ($30 a month I think). You can stream video the majority of the time. Internet speeds slow to a crawl when it rains (makes no sense but it's true). - Jun 9, 2016
Yes, about US$60-70 month. Reasonably reliable, at least in out neighborhood. - Mar 15, 2014
Internet yes, but the price changes every time you ask for the bill. The embassy sets up internet through a local provider, you must use who the embassy has chosen and you must pay the embassy to pay the local internet company. - Oct 25, 2013
Residential DSL is not expensive (circa $30 per month), but not terribly fast. - Dec 18, 2011
No. - Sep 23, 2008
Yes, it's not too expensive. Many companies opened breaking up the monopoly. - May 9, 2008
Yes, but it's unreliable, about US$200 for 6months. - Mar 4, 2008
Yes, it's free for on compound residents. I don't know for off post. - Feb 25, 2008