Broadband Explained

high-speed Internet
What is broadband?

In the context of home or business Internet access, broadband is used to mean any high-speed Internet access that is always on and faster than dial-up access over traditional analog or ISDN PSTN services.

In telecommunications, broadband is wide bandwidth data transmission which transports multiple signals and traffic types. The medium can be coaxial cable, optical fiber, wireless/radio or twisted pair.

Freephone 1800 285828 and our knowledgeable sales team can  answer any queries you may have.  We can also confirm available broadband options at your address. Alternatively, request a callback

Are you unfamiliar with broadband or want to learn how to get the most from your existing internet service, then read on >

Digiweb provide several broadband connection types including high-speed transmission technologies such as: Fibre to the Home (FTTH)SIRO (FTTH)Fibre to the Cabinet (FTTC), NextGen (ADSL), DSL (ADSL)Metro (Fixed Wireless) and Satellite (Wireless). The broadband network available at your address will influence the internet service connection type and speeds you can get.

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Your download speed is determined by the type of broadband connection you have, the equipment and devices being used as well as other factors. Learn more >

Digiweb Electric Broadband powered by SIRO and Ultrafast FTTH broadband provide download speeds up to 1,000Mbps (that’s an incredible 1 gigabit per second).

Which broadband for you?

There are many factors that determine the speeds you receive to your device(s). Key broadband speed factors include:

  • The network speed being delivered to your modem
  • The output speed being delivered from your modem
  • Your Connection / WiFi speed
  • Your device (Desktop PC, Laptop, Tablet, Smartphone, etc) performance
  • Other external influences

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Digiweb guarantee 100% broadband coverage nationwide for your home or business. Don’t worry if your home is not yet Fibre broadband enabled. Order any Digiweb Broadband plan currently available at your address and you’ll receive our Fibre Broadband Guarantee >

We’ll check your Eircode at least once every 3 months and get in touch with you once your premises are fibre enabled.

We make switching broadband providers quick and easy. We’ll assist you every step of the way. Simply Freephone 1800 28 58 28 to speak with our friendly and knowledgeable Sales team. 

You’ll need your Universal Account Number (UAN) listed on your broadband and/or phone bills.  Learn more >