The percentage of households in Ireland with a broadband internet connection has grown a lot in the past few years –
Fixed Broadband subscriptions in Ireland reached 1.29 million in summer 2015
The estimated household (fixed and mobile) broadband penetration rate in 2015 was about 80%, just over the EU average of 78%.
Average broadband speeds are getting faster – about half (51.3%) of fixed broadband subscriptions were at speeds of at least 30Mbps in mid 2014. T
Over 65% of all fixed broadband subscriptions were equal to or greater than 10 Mbps
Broadband and Home Phone Bundles – some examples of prices and offers.
Pure Telecom have a fibre and phone bundle costing €444 in year one. The monthly charge is €50 , reduced to €24 for the first 6 months.
Vodafone – charge €50 a month for unlimited fibre broadband and free anytime calls to landlines. Reduced to €40 for the first 6 months.
Virgin (Was UPC) (only available in larger cities and towns ) have a broadband and phone bundle with upto 240Mb speeds , anytime calls to Irish landlines and Irish mobiles, plus 400 minutes to 22 countries abroad . Priced at €59 a month (reduced to €39 for first 6 months) . This would cost €588 in the first year. Full Details and option to Sign Up Here