Broadband Guides

Finding the right broadband deal can be a daunting prospect – there are so many facts and figures it can be difficult to know where to start. Our guides will help you through the maze, saving you both time and money.

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How to switch broadband providers

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.

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Broadband speeds in Ireland

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.

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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.

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5G broadband in Ireland

The rollout of 5G broadband could bring about lightning-fast speeds and rock-solid connections for homes and businesses across Ireland. Here’s all you need to know about 5G broadband, who offers it and when it will be available near you.

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Fibre broadband explained

Fibre-optic broadband offers much faster connection speeds than ADSL, mobile, or satellite broadband. Here’s all you need to know about fibre-optic broadband in Ireland.

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Rural broadband options in Ireland

If you live in a rural part of Ireland getting a fast, reliable broadband connection can be more difficult. We explain what your broadband options are and how to get the best rural WiFi deals.

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How to keep your children safe online

In a technology driven world, it’s impossible to keep your children offline, and trying to do so will only hold them back. So, making it safe is one of your many responsibilities as a parent, and this guide can help you do just that.

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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.

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How to check broadband availability in your area

The type and speed of broadband you can get depends on where you live. Here’s how to check what broadband is available in your area.

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How to speed up slow broadband

Slow broadband can be really frustrating, especially if you’re paying for a fast broadband package that isn’t performing. Here’s how to check your broadband speed and improve a slow broadband connection.

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Broadband consumer rights

For any product you buy or service you sign up to it’s important that know your consumer rights. Here’s all you need to know about cancelling your broadband contract, speed issues and making a complaint to your broadband provider.

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What are data limits & fair usage policies?

Unlimited broadband plans are now the most popular deals, but they still have limitations. Here’s all you need to know about broadband data limits and fair usage policies.

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How does satellite broadband work in Ireland?

If you’re struggling to get fibre or ADSL broadband in your rural location, satellite broadband could be a good solution. Here’s what you need to know about satellite broadband in Ireland.

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Should you choose SIRO broadband?

We look at how SIRO can help make Ireland one of the fastest broadband countries in the world. Here’s what SIRO is, how it works and where it’s available.

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A guide to TV sports packages

If you’re a sports fan, a standard digital TV package may not cut it. Here’s how to choose a sports package that lets you watch all the action for less.

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How to get broadband without a phone line

Are you looking to get broadband without a phone line in your home? Here’s how to access the internet with mobile, satellite or fibre broadband.

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How to get the best broadband for online gaming

Here’s all you need to know about the best broadband for online gaming and tips to enhance your gaming experience.