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27th July, 2017

Do you pay your TV licence fee?

Pure Telecom’s research shows 55% of under-30s may stop paying it.

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Energy saving light bulbs

26th July, 2017

New average energy consumption values will be used from Tuesday

The new values will be used when calculating savings or annual bills for average consumers.

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Virgin Media brings students 1GB broadband

24th July, 2017

Students can get Virgin Media 1GB broadband in Uninest accommodation

Around 2,000 students will benefit from this superfast broadband in various Uninest apartment buildings in Dublin.

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24th July, 2017

From September, the Meteor mobile brand will be no more

Meteor customers will be contacted about this shortly.

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21st July, 2017

Virgin Media announces free public WiFi for Clonmel

The WiFi will be made available by Virgin Media in Clonmel town centre.

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Sky Sports logo

18th July, 2017

Sky adds two new Sky Sports channels at no extra cost

Sky is also rebranding most of its other sports channels, too.

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14th July, 2017

Sky summer sale: Half-price TV for six months

There are also great discounts on Sky's broadband, TV and home phone plans, as well as add-ons like Sky Sports.

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14th July, 2017

SIRO and BT Ireland complete their first live 1GB broadband trial

The trial took place in Carrigaline, Co. Cork.

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Virgin Media Data Demon Powerscourt

14th July, 2017

Virgin Mobile's Data Demon takes over Dublin's Powerscourt Centre

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12th July, 2017

Save €240 on eir broadband, TV and phone bundles

If you're happy to go for a broadband and phone deal, you can save €195.

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7th July, 2017

5,000 properties in Gorey to get Virgin Media's ultrafast broadband by the end of the year

The company is also bringing free public WiFi to citizens in the town.

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6th July, 2017

ComReg announces new requirements for providers dealing with complaints

Providers must have these changes in place by the end of the year.

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4th July, 2017

Sign up to iD bill-pay plan in July and get 50% off for six months

This could means savings of up to €87 on some plans.

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30th June, 2017

Sign up to any Sky deal and get €100 on a Prepaid MasterCard

This offer applies to customers signing up by 13 July.

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28th June, 2017

Electric Ireland announces discounts for almost 1 million customers

The discounts will be automatically applied by the end of the summer.

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28th June, 2017

Can't figure out your electricity bill? Switcher.ie can help

Getting a handle on your electricity bill can help you to better manage your spending and give you the information you need to save money.

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28th June, 2017

Many Irish consumers still find their household bills difficult to understand

This could mean that people are missing important information on their bills.

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26th June, 2017

Best SIM-only plans

A SIM-only plan can be a good option, if you don’t need a new handset.

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26th June, 2017

How do I unlock my mobile phone?

If you’ve recently come to the end of a mobile phone contract, unlocking your phone will give you freedom to shop around for a new deal.

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26th June, 2017

How do I cut my SIM card to fit my phone?

The size of the SIM card you need will depend on the handset you have.

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26th June, 2017

Do I really need mobile phone insurance?

You may not even know you have it...

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26th June, 2017

Easy ways to cut down on your mobile phone bill

Mobile phone bills can be expensive, so how can you save on them?

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Mobile phone bills

26th June, 2017

How to choose the right mobile plan for you

If you’ve recently come to the end of your mobile phone contract, Switcher.ie has all of the information you need to choose a new deal.

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23rd June, 2017

Electricity switching went up in 2016, while gas switching levels dropped

This is according to the 2016 Retail Markets Annual Report from the CER.

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16th June, 2017

FREE HP laptop when you sign up to Sky TV

The offer is available on standalone TV packages, as well as TV and broadband bundles.

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