How to check broadband availability in your area
The type of broadband you can get depends on where you live. Here’s how to check broadband availability, and compare the best broadband deals in your area.
What types of broadband are available in Ireland?
When checking broadband availability in your area, it can help to know the internet connection types.
Here are the main ones:
How to check broadband deals in your area
Our broadband checker will help you find the best broadband deals in your area. Here’s how to check your address.
- Broadband checker: Go to our broadband comparison tool to find the best broadband and TV, broadband only, broadband and TV or mobile broadband deals.
- Fill in your address: Select your county and town from the drop down menu to get the best plans in your area.
- Read the broadband plan info: Take note of the broadband plan info for details on things like speed, cost and any add ons or extras.
Is fibre broadband available where you live?
Fibre broadband hasn’t reached every part of Ireland, but fibre networks are being rolled out all the time. Our fibre broadband checker will show you the best plans in your area, if they’re available.
Siro is a joint venture from the ESB and Vodafone. It uses existing infrastructure to provide full fibre broadband with fastest speeds available - up to 1Gbps. Find out more about Siro broadband or if Siro is available in your area.
National broadband plan map
If you don’t have access to super fast broadband right now, the Government has created a High Speed Broadband Map. You can search for your address and check if commercial broadband providers or the State (under the National Broadband Plan) will be providing high-speed broadband to your home.
What broadband is available in your area?
Check your broadband speed
Once you’ve compared the best broadband deals in your area, you can also test your current broadband speed using our broadband speed test. Some things to note:
Switching to a new broadband provider
Once you know the best available deals and your current broadband speed, you might be ready to switch to a new broadband plan.
Start by looking at features like:
- Monthly and total cost
- Available download speeds
- Type of bundle: internet only, broadband and tv, or triple-play deal.
Read more about how to compare deals and switch broadband providers here.
Before you switch, check the terms of your current broadband contract. Some providers require notice and switching early can result in penalties.
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