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Julia Arnold – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
The internet here in San Felipe Baja is about 5 mgs over telephone lines. Most of the time it is good enough.
 
Sometimes when the town is full of visitors there is a problem in getting on-line or staying connected. When the visitors leave, everything goes back to normal. Once we had someone steal a big length of our telephone cable about 50' of it. The telephone company replaced in 48 hrs. That's lightening speed around here :-)
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Ivy Del Pozzo as photographed by her friend, Joseph Bennett, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe internet here in San Miguel de Allende is very high speed and easy to do almost any type of work on it  that you would need to do.  I am in the real estate business and I download hi res photos all the time with no problem as well as any other work I might need to do.
 
I have a very good friend (who was a client) who comes every year since she bought her home and she is a speech therapist.  It is IMPERATIVE that she have hi speed internet as she does speech therapy consulting on line and has to be able to hear every nuance..
 
Also Centro (and reaching ou to other parts of town) now has fiber optics.
 
You will find that San Miguel has virtually all necessities that you would want to make the move and transition. There is a large percentage of expats here and they are very accommodating and kind to us in all respects. 
 
(Ivy Del Pozzo as photographed by her friend, Joseph Bennett, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, pictured.)
Ariadna Delsol of COLONIAL REAL ESTATE – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
Home office and artist studio, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingIn San Miguel de Allende where I live now, the Internet is fine though it is probably a little bit slower than Internet in the US.
 
It also depend on the Internet service provider that you get. My Internet service is through TelMex (Telefonos de Mexico) and my plan is called Infinitum, which is a package that gives me unlimited internet with speeds up to 10 MBPS, unlimited phone calls, cellphone calls and satellite TV. I pay 700 pesos (about US $35) per month. I occasionally experience some slowness on the Internet speeds but it’s not bad at all.
 
(Home office and artist studio, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, pictured.)
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Jason Waller of Playa del Carmen Real Estate – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
 bedroom in Playa del Carmen, Mexicop – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingHere in Playa del Carmen, in the Yucatan, we’ve got good Internet. I have the slowest Internet you can buy, which is through the phone line.   You have three options for here in Playa del Carmen: cable, phone line, or satellite.  We use phone Internet because we can’t get the cable where we are. And if we did have the cable, it would probably be about a 100 times faster than this. Even with what I have, I stream hockey on my computer and I get no problem at all.  
 
(Bedroom suite and study in a house in Playa del Carmen, Yucatan, Mexico,pictured.)
Oscar Hererra of SimplePay – Best Places In The World To Retire User Account
House facing the Pacific ocean, Ensenada, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingThe average Internet service that Telnor in the northern part of Mexico or Telmex in the rest of Mexico sells, is good. You will get 5 mbps of speed. Obviously, you get much better speeds in the US, but here in Mexico, unless you are doing something on the computer frequently such as watching movies or downloading music, you are not going to be able to really feel the difference.
 
I can have a Skype call with someone in the US while I am here in Mexico and there is no delay whatsoever. The connection is perfect. In the major expat areas such as around Lake Chapala, Puerto Vallarta, Merida, Cancun, etc., the Internet connection is close to as good as it is in the US. My brother went to study in France and I heard that the Internet connection in Europe is much worse than in the States or Mexico.
 
Equally as in the States, if you go to any restaurant or café here in Mexico, most likely they are going to have Wi-Fi, especially when you go to expat areas. Every single restaurant has free Wi-Fi for them because that is how they communicate. It is very common that at the corner of some street there is going to be a Wi-Fi connection that you can use for free and the connection here in Mexico is very reliable. I would say the Internet connection here only goes out once in every 3 months.  
 
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