MEO Now Offers 10 Gbps Home Internet

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Internet service provider MEO has become the first ISP in Portugal to offer 10 gbps home internet. Up until now, the fastest fibre speeds available from any ISP (including MEO, NOS, and Vodafone) was 1 gbps. The 10 gbps speed applies to both upload and download speeds. Currently, this service is only available in select … Read more

An Interview With Portugal Living Magazine Founder Bruce Joffe

Bruce Joffe from Portugal Living Magazine

Bruce Joffe and his partner moved to Portugal in 2018, choosing the Castelo Branco region as their place to make a better life. Shortly after starting, he created Portugal Living Magazine, which offers news, information, and personal stories about what it’s like to live in Portugal. What made you move to Portugal? That’s actually a … Read more

What’s The Internet in Madeira Like?

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If you’re thinking about moving to Madeira, you may be wondering what the internet is like there? After all, the internet in mainland Portugal may be good but Madeira is a small Portuguese island that’s closer to Morocco than it is Portugal. In fact, Madeira is situated 967 km (601 miles) from Lisbon.  The good … Read more

What’s The Internet Like In The Algarve?

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The Algarve is one of the most popular destinations for people moving to Portugal. And with more than 300 days of sunshine, some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and a lower cost of living than many parts of Northern Europe and North America, it’s easy to see why.  But what’s the internet … Read more

A Guide to TV in Portugal

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For those considering a move to Portugal, the country’s television offerings promise a blend of local and international content. Most TV packages, especially when bundled with fibre internet, boast around 150 channels, ensuring a diverse viewing experience. If you opt for a 4G home internet package, you can still expect a respectable lineup of approximately … Read more

Does Portugal have 5G internet?

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For those contemplating a move to Portugal, the country’s mobile network infrastructure offers a compelling incentive. Portugal boasts a robust mobile network landscape, ensuring that residents are well-connected, whether they’re in the bustling cities or the picturesque island communities of Madeira and the Azores. With universal 3G coverage, expansive 4G and 4G+ connectivity, and the … Read more

Living in Lisbon vs Barcelona: Choosing Between Two Iberian Gems

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Ah, the Iberian Peninsula! A land of sun-kissed beaches, rich history, and vibrant cultures. If you’re a prospective expat dreaming of a life in Southern Europe, chances are you’ve considered both Lisbon and Barcelona as potential new homes. Both cities offer a unique blend of old-world charm and modern amenities, but each has its own … Read more

Portugal VS Mexico: Which is Better for Expats?

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It might seem unusual to compare life in Mexico and Portugal, but it’s a common comparison for many Americans considering moving abroad, particularly for retirement. In the past, Mexico and other Latin American countries like Panama, Costa Rica, and Ecuador were where most Americans set their sights. Recently, however, more and more Americans have been … Read more