Tunis - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Internet was so-so. We could do streaming but sometimes it would die randomly. You could telework from here but it wouldn't be ideal and you would want to have your cell phone internet as a backup. - Jan 2024

It is but is a pain to get installed and people complain about the speed. We have a 4G box which is fine for work and streaming most of the time. Gamers may want to make enquiries. Various options depending on where you live. - Jun 2022

Yes, easy and cheap. - May 2022

Yes, their is. The embassy provides support for this and this helps iron out the inevitable issues. - Nov 2020

Yes. Internet is very cheap in Tunis. - May 2020

Yes and very cheap, though this seems to vary from house to house. I've had no problems streaming Netflix with the local providers. Some people are forced to rely on expensive 4G web routers instead of the cheaper land-based options because of consistency issues. - Nov 2017

Yes, not too expensive, but also not too reliable. - Nov 2015

Internet was good and cheap, I don't know what we paid exactly but it was sufficient for downloading movies from iTunes and skyping everyday. - Nov 2014

Yes. About US$200 a year, very affordable! Reliability of service varies. - Jul 2013

Yes, cheap, maybe around $25 a month. - Jun 2013

Yes, there is a start up fee then monthly service fees. I paid about US$200 for two years plus US$25 a month. - Feb 2012

Available, but rather expensive when we were there. We also had those pesky censorship rules that the Ben-Ali regime imposed. No You Tube and weekly outages of sites like Yahoo Mail and Hotmail. That's obviously changed ... - Oct 2011

Yes, and it was fairly speedy, although nothing compared to the U.S. We paid about $80/month. Many sites were censored (such as Youtube), so we used a proxy to get around them. - Jul 2010

Yes. Less than $50 per month. - May 2010

Yes, about $100 a month for internet. - Jan 2010

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