Sunday February 23, 2020

Irish broadband prices twice EU average

19th June, 2015

Irish broadband prices are almost twice the EU average, according to a European Commission report which ranks Ireland 23rd out of 28 member states for fixed broadband value.

The Digital Economy and Society Index showed that 96 per cent of Irish households are covered by fixed broadband but take-up is at 62 per cent, below the European Union average of 70 per cent, ranking Ireland 19th in the EU.

Mobile broadband take-up has increased, however, to 82 per cent...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The narrative of the Sinn Féin surge suggests that politics in Ireland is becoming more polarised like in the US and Britain, but the reality is far more complex

Colin Murphy | 1 week ago

Bank chief McDonagh says move would create better work environment for young parents and people with caring responsibilities

Killian Woods | 1 week ago

Despite a belated show of independence, the US attorney general has been a willing pawn in Trump’s interference in criminal investigations being carried out by the Department of Justice

Marion McKeone | 1 week ago