Broadband, TV & Home Phone News

Here's where you'll find all of the latest news on broadband, TV, and phone offers from our partners, including new products, improved features and great value deals. We'll also regularly be posting stories on Switcher.ie's research into the broadband, TV and phone market, as well as updates on the rollout of superfast broadband.

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Sky launches Sky Entertainment TV pack, with Sky Box Sets, Sky HD and Sky Kids add-ons available from just €8 per month

The pack will allow you to choose the add-ons that are most important to you.

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There are even more channels being added to Virgin Media TV

This follows an expansion of their partnership with UKTV

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Nenagh and Roscrea to be connected to SIRO’s 100% Fibre Optic Gigabit Broadband Network

SIRO outlined the plans at a meeting of Tipperary County Council

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Netflix is coming to Sky Q in November, along with new 'Ultimate on Demand' subscription pack

This will be available to new and existing Sky customers

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Sky to launch integrated billing with Spotify Premium - and an offer for new and existing customers

The integrated billing will be available later this month

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Virgin Media Sport adds SIX new sports channels and announces UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League fixtures

The 'Extra' channels mean fans have access to all games across the Champions and Europa Leagues

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Here's what you can look forward to on the box over the autumn and winter months....

There's loads of stuff coming up for TV fans.

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Save up to €507 with new offers on Vodafone's packages

There are savings across broadband-only, broadband and phone, and triple-play deals

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Virgin Media Sport to launch on 18 September

Niall Quinn will join Graeme Souness and Kevin Kilbane in live coverage

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Are you happy with your broadband speeds at home?

There are loads of ways to improve them if not.

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Pure Telecom survey shows Irish accents are baffling virtual assistants like Alexa, Google Home and Siri

Virtual assistants are getting more and more popular

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New Virgin Media offer - save €480 on certain broadband, TV and home phone plans

These discounts could come in handy as we approach autumn/winter

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Switcher.ie EXCLUSIVE: Get €80 credit added to your account when you sign up to certain Vodafone plans

This credit is on top of great discounts already in place on Vodafone's plans.

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Good news for Virgin Media TV customers - the UKTV channels are back!

They were added back to the platform on Saturday.

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New Sky offers: broadband, TV and phone for just €59.75 per month and half-price Sky TV for six months

The offers are available until 23 August

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New broadband and phone offers from eir could save you up to €240

You'll also get eir Sport absolutely free

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More changes for Virgin Media TV customers - some popular channels removed but there are also new additions

Dave and Gold are amongst those that have been dropped

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Virgin Media TV customers to get free access to all Champions League and Europa League games - as some games move to new exclusive channel

Anyone who isn't a Virgin Media customer can access content via the Virgin Media TV app, for a monthly charge.

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Pure Telecom survey finds only a third of Irish people trust social media to protect their data

Millennials are more trusting than older generations

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ESRI study finds broadband and mobile customers who have never switched are really resistant to doing so

This is despite the huge savings that can be made by switching

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Ireland ranks 36th in Worldwide Broadband Speed League for second year running

Mean download speeds are up 4 Mbps since last year

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Get a FREE 32-inch LG TV when you sign up to Sky TV

There are plans to suit every TV viewer.

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Switcher.ie EXCLUSIVE - Sky fibre broadband for just €35 per month for 12 months

This could save you up to €240.

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TV3 Group is rebranding as Virgin Media Television

TV3, 3e and be3, will be renamed ‘Virgin Media One’, ‘Virgin Media Two’ and ‘Virgin Media Three’

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Energia dual fuel customers to see bills rise by €180 per year from 1 August

This is the fourth price hike of the summer so far

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