internet access The Hague region

Internet access

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Depending on how long you are staying in the Netherlands, there are several ways to get internet access in the Netherlands. If you are planning to stay here for a longer period, it might be good to get internet access at home and on your cell phone. If you are not staying here for long, you can try to get internet access at several spots in the city.

At home

Every household in the Netherlands can sign up for internet access. The main service providers in the Netherlands all offer competitive rates on different types of bundles. These can vary from all-inclusive packages which cover Internet, a telephone line and TV to basic Internet connections. Most of these providers offer a state of the art, fibre optic internet coverage, but cable and DSL connections are still available if preferred. Generally, prices will start around 20 to 25 euros a month for a basic Internet connection, up to 65 euros a month for all-inclusive bundles.

On your cell phone

All cell phone providers in the Netherlands will also offer bundles with internet access, depending on how much you want to use per month. Please note that you will need a smart phone for online access.

In the city

If you need internet access outside of your residence, there are several places you can go to. In all libraries you can use wireless internet for free. If you have a library membership, you will also be able to use computers at the library with internet access. Many coffee bars, lunch spots and some bookstores throughout the city will also offer Wi-Fi access. Sometimes these are publicly available, but other times you will need to ask staff for the Wi-Fi password.

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