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

We paid $150 per month for unlimited super high-speed fiber optic internet. Worth every penny and better than what we have in the states. - Sep 30, 2017
ZOL is used by most people. Very expensive (we pay 200 USD) and when you use it during business hours they'll reduce your speed. Streaming is possible in most cases. The kids complain about very slow ping rates when playing games online. - Jul 6, 2017
Best internet speed on the planet.We used Zol and paid $150/month for unlimited data.Streaming was no problem. - Jul 5, 2017
Getting better. Starts from around $80 per month for a decent package. There is fibre-optic cable in many suburbs. - Apr 16, 2016
High-speed internet is available. YoAfrica, Tel-One, Econet and ZOL have 3G, WiMax and ADSL. Fiber has even become prevalent of late. Prices are dropping, so this will quickly become outdated. WiMax up to 3Mbs: US$99/month Fiber up to 10Mbs: US$150/month 3G service is available for phones/dongles, but the cost US$100 for abut 2.5G of traffic, does not make it a viable solution for the home. - Jul 29, 2013
Super duper expensive. Most singles in the embassy don't have internet. Many embassy families that do get internet do it for the stay-at-home spouse and kids, so they don't go crazy. It's several hundred dollars/month and several hundred for the equipment/installation. - Jun 21, 2009
Although they tell you it is available, you take a risk if you will get service or not. We have had people spend thousands of dollars and get nothing. If you do get it, expect to pay between US$1,000-1,700 for set up and US$800 for 128Kb per year. It only goes up from there. - Dec 5, 2008
Yes, if you have a landline you can get a modem for US$100 or so and thats fine. If not you have to get VSAT or a UHF antenna (US$1,000) and then pay a steep monthly fee. - Sep 26, 2008