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.
eir offers a variety of broadband packages and plans, starting from just €29.99 a month.
You’ll get a large introductory discount on most of eir’s plans, which means you can usually make significant savings by switching to eir.
Contracts for eir’s plans range from 12 to 18 months, depending on which package you go for.
What packages can you get with eir?
eir broadband/fibre and phone
eir has several broadband and phone plans, starting from just €29.99 a month.
Depending on where you live - and the type of connection available there - you’ll be able to avail of either ADSL or part fibre broadband from eir.
There are also a variety of call packages available - to suit local landline calls, international calls and calls to mobiles.
All eir broadband customers also get access to eir sport absolutely FREE.
eir broadband, TV and phone
If you can’t live without your traditional TV plan, and you only want to deal with one provider for all your services, eir also has several broadband, TV and phone packages, starting at just €39.98 a month.
Broadband-only from eir
If you don’t need a phone line or a TV package, eir has some broadband-only plans too.
TV plans from eir
eir tv is only available as part of a package with eir broadband, so if you want to sign up for this, you’ll need to opt for a bundle where there are a range of triple-play plans to choose from, including the eir TV Plus & Broadband plus Off-Peak package.
If you’re an eir part fibre broadband customer looking to add eir TV to your current service, you can add their TV Plus plan for an additional monthly cost.
And, with the eir TV mobile app, you can watch all your favourite sports and entertainment channels on the move. It’s simple and easy to use anywhere in Ireland.
eir mobile plans
On top of its broadband, phone and TV plans, eir also has a variety of mobile plans available, with discounts on some plans for existing eir customers.
This means you can opt for a ‘quad play’ bundle from eir - that is broadband, phone, TV and mobile all in the one package.
Does eir broadband come with any extras?
Yes, all eir broadband plans come with FREE access to the eir sport pack. This includes:
- eir sport 1 and 2
- FreeSports channel
This means eir broadband customers can catch top Rugby action as well as Tennis, Allianz League GAA, Golf, F1 and more. And, with the eir sport app, you can even catch the action while you’re on the move.
You’ll also get free parental controls with all eir broadband plans.
What do I get if I sign up?
On top of free eir sport, when you sign up to an eir broadband package, where available you’ll also get free installation of eir’s new WiFi modem, so you can seamlessly connect multiple devices.
This router broadcasts its WiFi network on two WiFi frequencies, so you can see which one suits each device best.
eir’s best deals and costs
eir’s cheapest deal is the Broadband & Off-Peak Calls + eir sport package, which costs €29.99 for the first 12 months, and €59.99 thereafter. This plan will work for you if you don’t tend to watch a lot of traditional TV and prefer to stream content.
However, if you can’t live without your TV package, a broadband, TV and phone plan might be a better fit. You could consider the eir TV Plus & Broadband plus Off-Peak + eir sport plan.
If you’re currently an eir part fibre broadband customer looking to add eir TV to your current service, you can add their TV Plus plan for an additional monthly cost.
Remember, if you opt for an eir broadband plan you’ll get eir sport absolutely free. And, if you also have eir tv, you can add-on Sky Sports, Sky Cinema, or both, for an additional monthly charge.
Why choose eir?
There are many reasons to choose an eir broadband package, here are just a few of them:
- Free access to the eir sport pack with all broadband bundles
- Free parental controls with all broadband plans
- Amazon Prime Video for a year with all broadband bundles
- You can get totally unlimited broadband
- You can get 24/7 broadband technical support
- You can keep your existing phone number when you switch
- eir’s innovative TV service combines dozens of live TV channels, with on-demand content from Apple TV+ and a range of apps
Things to be aware of when switching to eir
Before you sign up to any eir plan, make sure you fully review all packages and options.
eir’s plans have contracts lasting 12-18 months, so you’ll need to check any discount period - and the price after the discount ends - before signing up.
How can I switch to eir Broadband?
Switching to an eir plan is quick and easy. All you need to do is choose which plan you’re interested in and fill in a few details, including your address and bank details. eir will also look for your Universal Account Number.
Make sure you contact your current provider to ensure you’re free to switch, and give them the required notice so that you’re not charged after you’ve switched.
You’ll be able to arrange a cut-off date with them for service and then you can confirm an installation date with eir so you experience as little downtime as possible.
Once the switch happens, you can then cancel any Direct Debits with your current provider.