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

Yes, it can take up to a month to get internet. We didn't have any serious difficulty with it during our two years, but the equipment is outdated and it's likely that you'll have several outages during your tour. - Sep 27, 2017
Yes, but expensive and you have to buy a whole package of TV you will never watch. Installation can take from a few days to a few weeks. - Jan 28, 2017
Sigh.Yes, but if you're on the consulate's housing compound, you're required to go through a particular company if you want internet, and in order to get internet, you have to also get cable TV. I really wish they'd get rid of this stupid contract and let people choose their own provider. Installation usually takes a couple of weeks. You have to set up your German bank account first, then order the service and make an appointment for installation. - Aug 14, 2016
Decent to quite good, about US$70 a month. - Feb 1, 2016
Yes, we pay about US$65 a month for cable/internet. Service is actually a bit slow and goes out periodically. - Dec 9, 2015
Yes, about US$80/month or so for cable and internet through UnityMedia. - Jun 27, 2014
Yes and moderately pricey. Like the USA I think. - Mar 30, 2014
It is expensive but works very well. - Nov 7, 2013
Yes. 20 euros a month. - Apr 4, 2012
Yes, see above. - Mar 4, 2012
Yes, depends on how fast you want it to be. It will cost at least $50 a month. - Oct 3, 2011
Yes, but speed isn't as good as you would think. It comes bundled with a home phone, for about 50 euros/month plus a 200 euro activation fee. - Jul 15, 2010
US$60 a month for high speed internet. - Jul 7, 2008
Yes, but is's quite a hassle to get connected; people complained all the time about this. - Feb 23, 2008
Yes, about 30-40 euros/month. - Jan 4, 2008