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Virgin Media Broadband & TV Bundles

Compare the latest Virgin Media broadband, TV and phone packages. Virgin Media has great offers on its broadband bundles with superfast speeds up to 1Gb available in some parts of Ireland.

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500Mb Broadband
Speed (up to)*
12 month
Year 1 cost
per month
for 12 months,then €70p/m
You save €282
500Mb Broadband & World Talk
Speed (up to)*
12 month
Year 1 cost
per month
for 12 months,then €73p/m
You save €282
1Gb Broadband
Speed (up to)*
12 month
Year 1 cost
per month
for 12 months,then €80p/m
You save €282
1Gb Broadband & World Talk
Speed (up to)*
12 month
Year 1 cost
per month
for 12 months,then €83p/m
You save €282
* The “Speed (average)” displayed represents the speed available to at least 50% of customers. The “Speed (absolute)” displayed represents the speed available to customers for the advertised plan. Where a provider has not given an “average speed or absolute” speed, the maximum possible speed for the advertised plan is displayed as “up to”. Broadband product availability is subject to location.

What does Virgin Media broadband offer?

Virgin Media, Ireland’s fastest broadband network, offers a variety of broadband packages. You can choose broadband-only or pick from a range of broadband, TV & home phone packages.

Virgin Media bundles come with great introductory discounts, perks and the option to add extras.

  • Superfast broadband speeds of up to 1Gb and 50Mb upload speeds allows you to download an HD movie in 33 seconds, stream TV and play games seamlessly.
  • Virgin Media TV & On Demand bundles allow you to watch TV shows & movies on up to 100 channels with a huge choice of shows in stunning HD.
  • Virgin Media Wifi Guarantee add-on: Eliminate blackspots in hard to reach areas of your home, with Virgin Media’s new Smart Wifi Pods.
  • Virgin Media Connect App: Take control of your bills, broadband and Wifi network the smart way, with Virgin Media’s brand new app. Completely free.
  • Virgin Mobile add-on: Get unlimited data, calls and texts at discounted rates for 12 months and cancel anytime.
  • Smart Home exclusive: Choose the Entertainment, Home Automation or Complete pack and make your home a smart home with Google Nest Hub, Google mini, Doorbell, Chromecast, Cameras, Smart plugs and bulbs for a monthly price.

Why choose Virgin Media?

With lots of great broadband providers in Ireland all offering competitive deals, it can be hard to decide which broadband provider is best for you. Here are some of the stand-out reasons to choose Virgin Media:

  • It’s won Ookla’s Speedtest Award for the fastest broadband network for 7 years in a row
  • Connect to thousands of free WiFi hotspots nationwide with Virgin Wi-Free
  • Benefit from the Virgin Media Wifi Guarantee and add on Smart Wifi Pods to eliminate blackspots
  • Take full control with Smart Home devices exclusive to Virgin Media broadband customers
  • Get a 3 month free trial with Online Armour internet security to protect your devices
  • Add TV, home phone and mobile extras to your broadband plan at any time
  • Parental Controls included for free

What speeds can you get with Virgin Media?

It depends on the plan or bundle you choose and your price limit. Here’s what you can expect to get:

Up to Speed* Average Speed  
500Mb 490Mb
1Gb 900Mb

* The “Up to Speed displayed represents the speed available to at least 80% of customers. The “Average Speed” displayed represents the speed available to at least 50% of customers.

Virgin Media TV packages and bundles

Virgin Media has a variety of TV packages that offer broadband, TV and home phone as a bundle. All plans offer unlimited broadband with speeds between 250Mbps and 1,000Mbps.

The Virgin Media packages on offer are:

  • 500Mb Broadband + Big TV
  • 500Mb Broadband + Bigger TV
  • 1Gb Broadband + Bigger TV

In terms of TV channels, Virgin Media’s Big TV has 50+ channels and 22 HD channels, whereas Bigger TV has 100+ channels with 32 HD channels.

1Gb Broadband + Bigger TV and 500Mb Broadband + Bigger TV bundles both offer World Unlimited Talk which is a good deal if you make lots of international calls.

What channels do you get with Virgin Media?

Big TV comes with over 50 channels. All the BBC, RTÉ Channel 4, ITV and Virgin Media channels are included in this bundle, as well as Sky Showcase and Sky Living.

If you’d like access to more TV channels, Bigger TV could be for you. With over 100 channels and 30 available in HD, it includes all the channels in the Big TV plan plus additional Sky channels, Eurosport 1 & 2, and National Geographic.

Can you get sports with Virgin Media TV?

Yes. All Virgin Media TV customers get Virgin Media Sport as standard with their plans. On top of this, Virgin Media’s main TV plans come with Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports News as standard, while the Bigger TV plan also comes with Eurosport 1 & 2.

You can also add Sky Sports to your TV package for an additional monthly cost.

Can you get movies with Virgin Media TV?

Yes. All Virgin Media TV customers will get access to Virgin Movies & Box Sets as standard, and if you’re a real movie addict, you can also add on Sky Cinema for an additional monthly cost.

What else comes with the Virgin TV package?

Virgin Media’s TV plans come with great features, including the Virgin TV 360 remote, which has one-touch Voice Control.

With the Virgin TV Box you can:

  • Pause, rewind, record and store all your favourite shows with Replay TV
  • Record 6 programmes at once and watch a 7th
  • Speedily find what you want to watch with super-powerful Voice Control
  • Make Profiles for everyone at home, and get recommendations just for you
  • Enjoy hundreds of movies and TV shows
  • Access built-in apps, such as Netflix directly through the Virgin 360 TV box

You can also stream, control and manage live TV and Box Sets on your mobile, tablet or laptop with the Virgin TV Anywhere app.

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What are the other Add-Ons for Virgin Media TV?

In addition to the Sky Sports and Sky Cinema Add-Ons, Virgin TV 360 has many great features, including access to Virgin Movies and Box Sets, and the ability to record six shows at once while watching a seventh.

You’ll also have access to content and the ability to set recordings on the move with the Virgin TV Anywhere app.

If you’d also like Virgin Media TV in a second room in your house, you can opt for an extra 360 Mini box.

What home phone services do Virgin Media provide?

You can easily keep your landline number when you switch to Virgin Media. Their home phone service also includes these features absolutely free:

  • voicemail
  • call forwarding
  • call barring
  • call waiting
  • last number dialled

You can choose from World Talk or World Unlimited Talk call plans.

What mobile deals do Virgin Media offer?

Virgin Media Mobile customers can benefit from some competitive SIM-only deals. Find out more about the latest offers on our Virgin Media SIM-only deals page.

How to switch to Virgin Media

Moving to a Virgin Media broadband bundle is simple. Just choose a plan and provide contact details, including your address and telephone number. You will also be asked who your current provider is, how you’d like your bills and whether you need equipment installed.

Once you’ve confirmed the switch, we’ll send you an email confirming the details of your order and Virgin Media will contact you to confirm a few more details.

If you’d like some helpful tips to ensure your switch is hassle-free, visit our guide How to switch broadband providers.

How to cancel Virgin Media

If you want to switch providers or cancel any of your services with Virgin Media call 1908 and press the cancel option. Their lines are open 9-7pm Monday to Friday and 9-6pm on Saturday.

Bear in mind that you will be subject to a 30-day notice period and if you are within the minimum term for your contract you may be charged cancellation fees.

If you joined Virgin Media within the last 14 days, you can use their cooling off cancellation form and either fill it in online or download it and send by post.

Virgin Media Broadband FAQs

Can I get Amazon Prime Video with a Virgin Media TV bundle?

Yes, it’s available to all Virgin TV customers with a V6 box. If you are not already a member, sign up to Amazon Prime Video via their website, and you can log in on the box. Prime Video is fully integrated into the TiVo® V6 box, you can search without even going into the app.

Does NOW TV work with Virgin Media?

No, NOW is not supported by Virgin Media, so Virgin customers will need to use another provider to access the app and watch content.

Can I get Virgin Mobile if Virgin Media broadband isn't in my area?

Yes, Virgin mobile is available nationwide, not just in their cable areas.

The Virgin Mobile network is powered by the Three network, so Virgin coverage is exactly the same, which is 97.6% for 4G services and 99.9% for calling services.

Do Virgin Media offer unlimited broadband?

Yes, Virgin Media broadband is truly unlimited and doesn’t have a fair usage policy, so you can download as much as you want, whenever you want.

You can share, stream and download your favourite shows, movies or music all at the same time, and never have to worry about download limits or speed caps.

How do I set up Virgin Media TV?

You can either get help setting up Virgin TV with a Red House Technician or visit the Setting up your Virgin TV page where they have helpful videos and step by step instructions.

How long are Virgin Media contracts?

All Virgin Media contracts are 12 months, although you can get ‘Freedom’ 30-day rolling contracts for several plans. Shorter contracts tend to be more expensive.

Is Virgin Media broadband available near me?

The easiest way to find out whether Virgin Media broadband is available where you live is to use our broadband checker. This will help you find out what broadband providers and packages are available where you live.

If Virgin broadband isn’t available where you live, you may be able to find another provider offering superfast broadband or a great broadband & TV deal.

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