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A question re moving to Portugal.

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A question re moving to Portugal.

Post Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:52 am

We need to have a good internet connection, is this possible inland midway up the country? Anyone live there who can help? I'm thinking round Beira Baixa or similar. What is the Internet like in general in Portgal?

I'm getting excited, we're coming soon for a holiday just to look around, so targeting places that we think we would like to live.

 

rascale
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Re: A question re moving to Portugal.

Post Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:09 pm

Internet varies immensely not only from area to area but also by exact location.

We're in a village that has just 22 permanent residents in the central zone & get brilliant fibre optic internet that's close to 100 Mbps & they recently offered us 200 Mbps but less than 1 km away they don't get much more than dial up speeds & the only way to beat that is to use a My Fi mobile hotspot or Tooway satellite internet.

That said, those last two options mean you should be able to get at least a half decent connection in most locations but they might not be up to fibre optic speeds.

 

travelling-man
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Re: A question re moving to Portugal.

Post Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:53 pm

Thanks for the information.

 

rascale
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Re: A question re moving to Portugal.

Post Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:10 pm

I live in a remote area in central Algarve and have no telephone line. I rely on a 3G connection for Internet (which is used extensively) and a mobile phone (converted to a fixed telephone) for my telephone (all national calls are free and it costs less than €12 per month). Both are excellent though the Internet is not good enough for Television (not that I would opt for this solution in any case).

 

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