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Nominees announced for the 2016 Switcher Broadband Awards.

Ireland’s top broadband & TV providers are nominated for awards across 12 categories.

The Switcher Broadband Awards return on April 20th for their 3rd year, and will see Ireland’s top Broadband & TV providers go head to head over 12 categories.

eir leads the field with a total of 10 nominations, with Virgin Media and Vodafone following in hot pursuit, with a total of 9 & 8 nominations respectively. The categories span from the best TV service, to the fastest mobile internet, and includes the highly coveted Best Broadband Provider award, for which Sky, Virgin Media, & Vodafone are nominated.

Eoin Clarke, Managing Director of Switcher, expressed his thoughts on the value of these awards to Switcher customers: “The broadband market is more competitive than ever, with a multitude of products on offer, and it can be difficult for consumers to figure out the best deal. Switcher.ie already provides free, impartial broadband comparisons for consumers. By highlighting the best broadband providers and products at our annual Broadband Awards, we hope to make it even easier for consumers to make informed buying decisions and help them seek out the right products for their needs.”

The winners are selected based on a combination of thousands of customer ratings from the Switcher.ie site and the results from a national consumer poll. As well as an independent judging panel comprising of some of Ireland’s leading consumer technology journalists. This year’s judging panel is made up of 4 industry experts from The Sunday Times, TVNow, TechCentral.ie and IrishTechNews.ie.

For a full list of this year’s nominees, see the Switcher Broadband Nomineespage.

The winners are to announced at the awards ceremony in Dublin’s Marker Hotel on April 20th 2016.