Contract length: Most broadband and phone contracts are 12-18 months long, so be sure to check this before you sign up, and make sure you know when your discount period ends, and how much you’ll pay after that.
Calls package: What’s included in calls packages with broadband and phone plans can vary widely between providers. Make sure you check what’s included and opt for the phone plan that suits you.
Installation costs. Look at the installation costs, as well as the monthly costs. Some providers offer free installation, while with others there’ll be an upfront charge.
Can you get broadband without a phone?
Yes, however most broadband providers in Ireland require a phone line to install your broadband connection.
This can make it difficult to find a broadband-only deal, although you could opt for a deal with a free call plan and choose not to use it. Here are some more wireless broadband options.
Virgin Media offers a broadband-only plan, as they supply the broadband via their cable network.
If you want a TV plan, it might be worth looking at a broadband, TV and home phone bundle. Bundling products from one provider will generally save you money and there tends to be big discounts on these plans, too.
Switching your broadband is quick and easy and could save you a bundle. Here’s a look at the best offers in Ireland and everything you need to know about switching to a better broadband deal.
What broadband speed do you need?
A fast, reliable broadband connection is vital for a quality, hassle-free broadband service. Here’s all of the information you need on broadband speeds in Ireland.
Broadband connection types
The broadband connection types available where you live will affect the speeds you can get. Find out about what’s available in your area and what it means for your online experience.
Wireless broadband choices in Ireland
Most broadband needs cables or a wired network, so if you live in a rural location internet access can be patchy. Here’s some broadband options to consider if you don’t have a phone line or fibre where you live.