Ho Chi Minh City - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Available and reliable. The kids finished the 2020-21 school year virtually, and have been virtual all of 2021-22 school year, so far. All three have been able to be on class meetings simultaneously, without issues. We're also able to stream on multiple devices at a time. The only thing that gives us problems is having wifi reach upstairs through all the cement walls. - Sep 2021

My building came with internet, but it was cheaper to get service through an outside vendor. We paid about $40/month for high-speed internet. Usually had no problems streaming Netflix, HBO, etc. - Jul 2019

It's not particularly high-speed - but it's available for about US$30 a month. - Mar 2016

We have Wi-Fi through our apartment, but we also pay for our own internet for our Vonage line and to stream TV shows and movies. We pay about $40 per month. However, every 6 weeks “a shark bites the undersea internet cable” (according to the local government) and service is spotty for days. I am not making this up! - Aug 2015

Yes. It is about US$80/month....but it is NOT very fast. There is lots of buffering and times when it just stops working. Not to mention, the times when they shut down Facebook and other sites. You definitely need a VPN here. - May 2014

around 60 bucks a month. - Jul 2011

Yes available. About $65 a month not unreasonable - Sep 2010

They say it is high-speed, however.... But you can access the internet - prices are about $20 a month depending on your usage. What can be troublesome is the government closing things down at times. Facebook is now being shut down here - everyone is working on finding ways to get past the walls. - Nov 2009

Yes, it's called "high speed" but it's not. US$90 per month. - Dec 2008

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