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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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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New customers can now get Sky TV for €20 per month for 12 months

There are also discounts available for Sky Cinema and Sky Sports add ons

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Virgin Media announces it has passed 900,000 premises, with 100,000 more to follow

The provider was named 'Fastest Broadband Provider' at the 2018 Switcher.ie Awards.

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The NOW TV Smart Stick launches on Monday - and it's the cheapest streaming device in Ireland

The NOW TV Smart Stick comes in at just €25 per month

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From today you can get half-price Sky TV for six months

You'll also get a €30 Prepaid MasterCard when you sign up to a TV-only plan.

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Switcher.ie EXCLUSIVE - save up to €552 with 12-month discounts on some eir packages

These discounts are available exclusively on Switcher.ie until Sunday 10 June

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NOW TV Sports Pass: Sign up now and pay just €20 per month for three months

The pass usually costs €50 per month, so you'll save €90...

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Save up to €432 with new offers on Virgin Media's broadband packages

Some bundles now also include free Online Armour and a free Red House visit

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You can now get the NOW TV Entertainment and Sky Cinema Passes half price for two months

This is a saving of €15 on each pass

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Sky is launching fibre broadband with 1Gb speeds this summer

The product will be delivered using Fibre-to-the-Home technology to deliver this product.

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