Mobile Phones News

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Ireland’s mobile speeds on the up for more providers

Eir and Three are catching up to Vodafone with faster mobile speeds.

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Ireland fares better than the UK when it comes to the cost of mobile data

The study was conducted by Cable.co.uk in 2018 across 230 countries world-wide.

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New mobile coverage checker map from ComReg has just been launched

The tool allows you to see what kind of mobile service you can get in an area.

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Vodafone awarded ‘Best in Test’ for third year running

Test reveals Vodafone are top of class when it comes to speeds, calls and data.

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Seven tips to help cut the cost of your mobile phone

There are plenty of ways you can reduce the amount you spend on your mobile phone contract - Switcher.ie has all of the tips and tricks!

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Give the gift of communication and connectivity this Christmas with a great value mobile SIM deal

Here’s everything you need to know about the different types of SIM and which one will suit you or your loved ones need best.

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Virgin Media customers can now get Virgin Mobile's unlimited plan FREE for three months

There are also some new deals on broadband and phone plans

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Looking to get your hands on the iPhone Xs or iPhone Xs Max? Virgin Mobile will have them from 3 October

And there are deals available for existing Virgin customers

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Going on a summer holiday? Make sure you research before you roam

New research from Switcher.ie shows lots of Irish consumers are in the dark about roaming fees

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Worried about the rise in phone scams? Digiweb has some tips on how to avoid falling victim

The scams generally involve receiving or missing calls from unknown numbers

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What is 5G?

We’re hearing a lot about this new technology, but what exactly is it?

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iD Mobile is closing down - here's what you need to know

iD customers need to switch before 16 April to ensure they don't lose service.

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Save €90 with discounts on eir Mobile's 15GB SIM-only deal

The plan has €15 off per month for the first six months

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Looking for longer phone battery life? The Nokia 2 lasts for two days

The phone will be available from Virgin Mobile from 26 February.

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New report from ComReg shows mobile data usage is way up

Broadband speeds have increased across the country too.

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Virgin Mobile has loads of festive offers

A quarter of us plan to change our phone or contract over the festive period.

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ComReg report shows only a quarter of consumers have ever switched mobile provider

The survey shows that 98% of the Irish population now own a mobile.

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Virgin Mobile will offer the iPhone X 64GB from 3 November

There are a variety of payment options available.

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The iPhone X is coming on 3 November - here's what you need to know

It looks like pre-orders will be available from 27 October.

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Virgin Mobile is launching the iPhone 8 on 22 September

The iPhone X will follow on 3 November.

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iD bill-pay plans are now half-price for the first 6 months

The offer lasts until the end of September.

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Everything you need to know about the Samsung Galaxy Note8

The phablet was launched last week.

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€5 off eir Mobile SIM-only plans for the first 6 months

The discount applies to anyone signing up by 31 August.

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

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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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