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

High-speed internet is available but it is not unlimited. Everything works on "island time," so internet set up is not bad, but to get a repair or make changes or even get an accurate bill is really an inconvenience. - Sep 28, 2017
The Internet was pretty good. Sometimes the rain would take out cable tv and internet, but if you got the right number you could usually get service back in a timely way. If I remember it was around $50 for a pretty good connection. We had Dialog for our mobile phones, internet and DsTV connection. - Mar 20, 2017
Yes, it's fairly reliable, and reasonably fast. Crews will come out in a day or two if there are issues. It's not particularly expensive but I am not sure of exact cost - Sep 28, 2013
Yes, but service is patchy. $10 a month for 125kb/sec. - Sep 23, 2012
I paid $100.00 a month for sporadic medium speed internet - enough to phone someone using Skype, but not enough for video or for downloading. And it went out frequently. - Dec 7, 2011
Available, cost about 30 USD a month. Speed is fairly OK. - Feb 8, 2010
Expensive but I was in the Hilton Apartments - get it by the month and have it included in the cost of your rent. - Sep 7, 2008
About 2500 rupees a a month for ADSL (not very high speed). - Feb 26, 2008