Ireland broadband overview

Point Topic provides comprehensive broadband statistics and operator profiles for Ireland

Point Topic updates its database of broadband subscriber numbers at country, region, operator and technology level every 3 months. In this free report, we provide an overview of the broadband market in Ireland at the end of Q4 2013.

Ireland broadband summary

There were 1.36 million fixed broadband subscribers in Ireland at the end of Q4 2013. The annual growth rate was 1.32% while population penetration had climbed to 25.61%.

Ireland - Total Broadband & GrowthFigure 1: Ireland fixed broadband subscriber numbers, growth and population penetration

Ireland broadband growth comparison

The Irish fixed broadband market grew by 1.32% in 2013, well below the European growth rate for the same period. In fact, the annual broadband growth rate has fallen for several years in succession. The broadband population penetration is healthy but there is still scope for growth in the next few years.

Ireland broadband growth comparisonFigure 2: Ireland fixed broadband annual growth comparison

Ireland ISP market shares

Eircom and UPC dominate the fixed broadband landscape in Ireland with market shares of 37.8% and 28.4% respectively at the end of 2013.


Ireland - Operator Retail Market Share Q4 2013

Figure 3: Ireland ISP market shares in Q4 2013

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This sample report takes data from Point Topic’s Global Broadband Statistics service. Subscribers have access to more recent and in-depth data for Ireland and 110 other countries. The service is updated every 3 months to include all the latest information. Telephone +44 (0)20 3301 3303 or e-mail for more details.

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