Switcher.ie Broadband Awards 2020

The Switcher.ie Broadband Awards - now in its seventh year - is an annual event, designed to reward excellence in the broadband industry.

The awards are judged using a mix of in-depth consumer surveys, customer ratings and an expert judging panel.

The aim of the awards is to help consumers make better-informed buying decisions, by giving them independent feedback on things like the value, speed and customer service available from providers.

The 2020 Winners

Switcher Broadband Awards Winner

Best Broadband BundlePublic choice award

eir
Switcher Broadband Awards Winner

Best Broadband ProviderPublic choice award

Vodafone
Switcher Broadband Awards Winner

Best Customer ServicePublic choice award

Sky
Switcher Broadband Awards Winner

Best Technical SupportPublic choice award

Sky
Switcher Broadband Awards Winner

Best TV ContentJudges' choice award

Sky
Switcher Broadband Awards Winner

Best TV Streaming ServiceJudges' choice award

Netflix
Switcher Broadband Awards Winner

Best Value Broadband ProviderPublic choice award

Vodafone
Switcher Broadband Awards Winner

Most Popular Broadband ProviderInternal data award

Virgin Media
Switcher Broadband Awards Winner

TV Provider of the YearSwitcher.ie judges' award

Sky

About the Awards

The Switcher.ie Awards is now in its seventh year.

The event was held in City Hall in Dublin 2 on 5 February 2020 to celebrate the best of Ireland’s Broadband, TV, Phone and Mobile providers.

City Hall

Meet the judging panel

The awards judging panel is made up of leading news and technical journalists.
Ciara O’Brien

Ciara O’Brien

The Irish Times

Ciara O’Brien has been a technology writer since 2002, and joined The Irish Times in 2008. Ciara's a business journalist, specialising in consumer technology, and writes on everything from mobile phones and tablets to very expensive TVs and watches in a weekly column for the paper. She also contributes to the new Irish Times Tech & Innovation podcast.

Fiona Flynn

Fiona Flynn

TV Editor, Entertainment.ie

Fiona Flynn is TV Editor with Entertainment.ie, which involves watching, reviewing and talking about a shedload of television, everything from Game of Thrones to Fair City. She contributes regularly to both national and regional radio, while she also hosts The Telly Show on Entertainment.ie and has interviewed a wide range of famous faces from the world of television.

John Armstrong

John Armstrong

IrishTechNews.ie

John is the founder and the driving force behind the award winning IrishTechNews.ie. He loves technology in all its forms and is proud to be leading a dedicated team that is disrupting the status quo in media coverage.

While passionate about the Irish Start Up and SME sector, John has a particular interest in the Internet of Things and the connected world we now live in.

Niall Kitson

Niall Kitson

TechCentral.ie

Niall Kitson is editor of online news resource TechCentral.ie. Previously editor of PC Live!, Niall has been tracking the roll-out of broadband in Ireland since 2006, when copper connections were considered state-of-the-art.

On top of his editing duties he manages to find time for the weekly TechRadio podcast and has contributed comment to local and national radio stations, newspapers and, occasionally, television.

Eoin Clarke

Eoin Clarke

CEO, tech expert, Switcher.ie

From broadband deals to TV content, Eoin knows what consumers want to know about all things broadband and TV. He recognises that everyone has their own unique taste and every household wants something different. Eoin's passion lies in making sure consumers know about, find and get the best TV content and broadband packages.

Previous Years

Highlights from previous Switcher.ie Awards