Istanbul - Post Report Question and Answers

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

Consulate was great about installing it before we arrived. It was pretty fast, and rarely went out. Home phone and internet were pretty cheap. - Aug 2021

Yes. Post has recognized the necessity of internet and ensured basic service is available upon arrival. For 25Mbps and a 100Gb cap, the price is around $30/month. 50Mbps and no cap runs us about $80/month and is reliable. More than enough speed for video streaming, Skype, etc. - Sep 2017

It's available. I think I paid $50 a month for the cheapest bandwidth. - Oct 2010

yes - about $25 a month - Jan 2010

So many Turkish govt filters on the internet (ex youtube banned) that nothing is "high speed".Cost is normal - Jan 2010

Yes, approximately $60 per month. - Dec 2009

High speed DSL is available, but it's still much slower than the US. Costs are about $45/month for a 2MB line. - Dec 2009

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