Lightning 500 FTTH Broadband + Talk Unlimited


  • 100% Fibre to the Home connection (FTTH)
  • Best in Class German engineered Fritz!Box Modem
  • Unlimited Broadband
  • 500Mbps Download Speed
  • 50Mbps Upload Speed
  • Talk Unlimited (6,000 anytime minutes to any Irish/UK landline numbers and 1,500 anytime minutes to any Irish/UK mobile numbers per month)
  • 12 month contract

Lightning 500 FTTH Broadband is the latest broadband technology that delivers speed, reliability and instant internet access using 100% fibre optic cables all the way to the home. This technology, known as “FTTH”, has no copper connections at any point to slow down the network and delivers speeds up to an incredible 500 megabits per second. Includes Parental Control features as standard and F-Secure SAFE Internet Security. FREE FritzApps available for remote access to your Fritz!Box.

A once-off activation fee of €49.95 applies.

For residential use only. View Terms & Conditions >

Pricing and Availability

* Special Offer!

Contract Length

Initial 12 month contract applies to all broadband plans.

Activation Fee

A once-off activation fee of €99.95 applies.

Unlimited Broadband

Our service packages are designed for use by individuals, families and small businesses, for activities that should not give rise to extreme consumption, which could potentially degrade performance for other users. We believe that our fair usage policy ( meets our regulatory requirements and are in the best interest of our customers.

Broadband Speeds

Speeds quoted for this broadband product are the maximum speeds achievable and may not be always possible depending upon a number of factors. The customer acknowledges that speeds achievable and service quality are strictly subject to each customer’s device and service capabilities.

Traffic Management in Open Eir

The Open Eir network delivers customers services over an end to end fibre optic network using the latest GPON (Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Network) technology available. GPON is a shared network architecture supporting speeds of up to 1000Mbit/s per user. Open Eir does not at any stage apply fixed contention policies or ratios to the network traffic it delivers. Through a combination of enhanced quality of service mechanisms and active capacity management, Open Eir ensures that users do not and will not experience congestion.

Telephone Number

Includes new telephone number or porting of your existing telephone number, depending on conditions.

Talk Unlimited

Talk Unlimited call bundle minutes are subject to an acceptable fair usage policy; 6,000 anytime minutes to any Irish/UK landline numbers and 1,500 anytime minutes to any Irish/UK mobile numbers per month.

Local & national designated as calls to 01, 02, 04, 05, 06, & 07 numbers. This does not include calls to VoIP (076), Freephone, Premium or other Non-geographic numbers;

Mobile designated as calls to any mobile operator in the Republic Of Ireland and UK;

Out of bundle calls are billed at Discount Rates and are rounded to the nearest minute;

Call set up charge of 3.75c applies to out of bundle calls;

Unused minutes will not be carried over from month to month. All initiated calls must be under 60 minutes or you will be charged – using standard per minute charges. (Alternatively, you can disconnect call under 60 minutes and re-dial again to carry on speaking without incurring per minute charge.)