Montevideo - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Yes, it was already set up for us when we arrived. - Aug 2022

Yes, at great speeds and good prices. Streaming video is easy at these speeds. - Nov 2021

there is one provider for internet here. If you are in embassy housing you can have that set up prior to your arrival. I thought it was pretty fast and I didn't have trouble streaming video. - Jul 2020

The Embassy takes care of this prior your arrival. - Apr 2019

Yes, internet works well. The embassy did a great job of having it installed and ready to go when we moved in; hopefully they're still offering that service! - Aug 2018

ADSL is available via ANTEL and I never had any issues with speed or connectivity. Speeds were fast enough to stream TV and movies. Installation is fast, within 1-2 days after the request is made. - Jun 2017

Pretty good, not excellent. - Oct 2016

Yes, the internet is good and fast here and can be installed quickly. - Aug 2016

Yes, cost about US$100/month. It has been ok but expect to not have service for some unknown reason for short periods of time. Internet and phone service is a government monopoly and they are installing fiber-optics slowly, but surely. - Mar 2014

Speeds are so-so, and service is spotty, with frequent problems/disconnects. Costs are fairly high, as well (around $50/month for basic ADSL). - May 2013

Yes, internet speeds aren't the fastest ever but we have been able to stream movies, use Skype, etc. Cost is about $40/month, depending on the speed you choose. - Mar 2012

Yes, various price options but average is $45 or so. - Jan 2009


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