Broadband Guides

Ensuring you have the best broadband deal for you can be a daunting prospect – there are so many numbers and technical terms used it can be difficult to know where to start. Our guides will help you through the minefield – saving you both time and money in the process.

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Switching broadband providers

Switching is quick and easy and could save you a bundle, so why not see if there’s a new deal that could suit you?

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Broadband speeds in Ireland

A fast, reliable broadband connection is vital for a quality, hassle-free broadband service, so we’ve got all of the information you need on broadband speeds available in Ireland.

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Broadband connection types

The broadband connection types available in your area will influence the speeds you can get.

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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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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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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.

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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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A guide to eir broadband

Thinking of switching to eir? This guide has all of the important information on eir’s broadband speeds, packages and prices.

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A guide to the basic Sky TV packages

Sky is a popular choice for TV entertainment packages. Here’s all the info you need to find a standalone TV plan, or a package that includes your broadband and phone too.

Virgin Media

A guide to Virgin Media TV packages

Virgin Media has some great TV packages with broadband and phone included too.

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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.

Vodafone

A guide to Vodafone TV packages

Want to enjoy all your favourite programmes in high quality HD? Here’s all the information you need on the TV packages, deals and add-ons available from Vodafone Ireland.

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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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Sky Broadband in Ireland

If you’re thinking of switching to Sky broadband, this guide is a great place to start, with all of the information you’ll need on speeds, packages and prices.

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Existing Sky TV customer? There are lots of upgrade options available.

Upgrading your Sky plan is quick and easy - whether you want to add extra channels or even sign-up for broadband.

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Broadband options without a phone line

You can still get decent broadband even without a phone line, here are your options.

Virgin Media

A guide to Virgin Media broadband

Thinking of switching to Virgin Media? We’ve got all of the information you’ll need on broadband speeds, packages and prices.

Vodafone

A guide to Vodafone broadband

We’ve got all of the information on the broadband speeds, packages and prices available from Vodafone.

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What is mobile broadband?

Mobile broadband is internet access that is provided to customers through a mobile phone signal - either via mobile dongles, a 4G router, or 4G SIMs.

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What SIRO can do for you

SIRO is a joint venture from the ESB and Vodafone that uses the existing electricity network to provide 100% fibre broadband.

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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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Rural broadband options in Ireland

We’ve got all of the information you need on what your broadband options are if you live in rural Ireland.

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Broadband data limit - How much is enough?

Knowing about data limits and understanding how much data various activities are likely to use can be really useful and will help you to avoid any potential penalties for going over your limit.

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Guide to satellite broadband in Ireland

Struggling to get fibre or ADSL broadband where you live? Satellite broadband could be the answer.