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Internet cafés are widespread and most are inexpensive. Prices as low as 15 baht/hour are commonplace, and speed of connection is generally reasonable but many cafes close at midnight. If you plan to go online for a short time you should first ask if there is a minimum charge. Higher prices prevail in major package-tourist destinations (60 baht/hour is typical, 120 baht/hour is not unusual). Islands with multiple Internet cafés include [[Ko Phi Phi|Ko Phi Phi (Don)]], [[Ko Lanta|Ko Lanta (Yai)]], [[Ko Samui]], [[Ko Pha Ngan]], [[Ko Tao]], [[Ko Chang|Ko Chang (Trat)]], [[Ko Samet|Ko Samet (Rayong)]], [[Ko Si Chang|Ko Si Chang (Chonburi)]], and of course [[Phuket]].
Outside the most competitive tourist areas, free Wi-Fi Internet is not as common as neighbouring countries in many budget hotels and guest houses ("mansions") and they usually charge small fee for Internet by LAN or Wi-Fi even if you bring your own laptop. While Wi-Fi is commonly available in certain cafes and restaurants, it's frequently provided by carriers who charge fees for using them, and it usually requires a telecom account to finish the registration process.