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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A guide to switching Digital TV providers

Are you unhappy with your current TV package, or moving home and need to look for a new provider? We’ve got information on everything you need to consider if you’re shopping for a new TV deal.

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A guide to TV movie packages

If you’re a real movie fan, the chances are that - when you’re signing up for a TV package - you’re going to want at least some movie channels, or on-demand movies, included.

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Best broadband for online gaming

What do you need to look for if you want broadband that’s suitable for online gaming? We’ve got all of the information you need…

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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.

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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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A guide to slow broadband

Suffering with slow broadband? We’ve got information on why you might be having problems, how to check your speeds, and ways you can improve slow broadband.

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A guide to TV streaming in Ireland

TV streaming lets you watch your favourite programmes whenever you want. Here’s everything you need to know to get started.

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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 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.

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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.

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A guide to NOW TV - the 'no strings' streaming service

Interested in dipping your toe into paid TV content, but don’t want to sign up to a lengthy contract? NOW TV could be exactly what you’re looking for…

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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.


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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Should you get Disney+ in Ireland?

If you love a feel good Disney classic or a piece of Marvel action then Disney Plus could be for you. Here’s what you need to know about the next big streaming service.

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Broadband consumer rights

For any product you buy - or service you sign up to - it’s really important that you’re aware of your consumer rights.

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Best broadband for streaming

Streaming is becoming more and more popular all the time, with many people even ditching their usual TV packages and music players in favour of a subscription to a TV or music streaming service.

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Fibre-optic broadband explained

Fibre Broadband offers much higher connection speeds than the likes of DSL, mobile, or satellite broadband - with Fibre-to-the-Home even allowing speeds of up to 1,000Mbps.


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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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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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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A guide to choosing broadband

With all of the choice on the market at the moment, choosing a new broadband deal can seem like a daunting task, but this guide can help.

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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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High-speed broadband in Ireland

We’ve got all of the information you need on high speed broadband, and how you can get the fastest broadband package to suit your needs.

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How to stay safe online

The internet can be a risky place especially for your personal data. Here’s how to stay safe online.

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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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What is a wireless router?

A wireless router connects to a modem and transmits WiFi signal throughout your home so you can use the internet wirelessly, without connecting your devices directly to the modem.

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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.

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Understanding ADSL broadband

This is the most common broadband type in Ireland, but how does it work and is it reliable?