These days – with all the streaming and downloading of Films ,TV , music and video games – many people are hitting the monthly download limits of their internet providers.
If you go above your data transfer limit some providers might hit you with a fee or you might have your download speeds drastically reduced.
The good news is that most internet providers in Ireland are now offering real Unlimited downloads . Sky , Virgin and Pure Telecom say they have no limits. Vodafone and Eir have a fair usage policy of 1 Terabyte a month – which is 1024 Gb and should be easily more than enough for the vast majority of households.
Cheapest Unlimited Home Broadband
(Some providers will not be available in some areas)
Pure Telecom currently offer unlimited broadband plus free anytime calls to landlines for a monthly fee of €50 (6 months at €24) – with a total cost in the first 12 months of €444. It is an 18 month contract. Speeds upto 100Mbs Details and Option to Buy Online here
Vodafone fibre has a fair usage limit of 1 Terabyte (100 Gb) with speeds of upto 100Mb , free calls to Irish landlines – It costs €50 a month (reduced to €25 for first 6 months) . This works out at a total of €450 in the first year.
Virgin – have no limits on their unlimited broadband . It is only available in larger cities and towns and has speed of upto 240Mb. The bundle includes anytime calls to Irish landlines and is priced at €55 a month (reduced to €35 for first 4 months) . This would cost €540 in the first year. (12 month contract).
Sky Ireland The cheapest unlimited broadband deal from Sky is priced at €55 a month with a reduction to €30 for 6 months – and includes free Off Peak calls to Irish landlines .
(€510 for 1st Year)
Eir charge €50 a month for unlimited broadband (no calls included) Total €600 in 1st Year
Prices correct as at June 12th 2017
You can compare the current Broadband prices and availability in your area and sign up on the very useful website Switcher.ie