Almaty - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Internet is mostly fine, sometimes spotty but we had everyone online during pandemic and had no issues. It’s also very cheap, I pay 20$ a month for cable TV, internet and land line! It was installed for us prior to arrival - Sep 2023


Internet access is relatively cheap and usually reliable. Speed is normally enough to watch streaming movies and TV, but sometimes freezes. - Aug 2015


Yes, and it is decent and not too expensive. Cost and type of service depend on the building you live in. - Feb 2013


Yes, I have very good internet service that costs about $40/month. But across the expat community price and speed vary significantly for no explainable reason. - May 2012


Yes. Cost is relatively low ($40/month), but speed and reliability is poor. Fine for skype, when it works, but not great from streaming. - Mar 2010


No, not really. We have ADSL, which is a little faster than dial-up for about US$60/month. Reportedly some have faster service, but it's spotty at times. - Mar 2008


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