Barometer of Mobile Internet connections in Ireland

The content below was produced by the french company nPref using its community of users in Ireland, performing tests on their mobile connections with the nPerf speed test app.  

In 2022 in Ireland, nPerf users have made 37.545 connection tests (including speed, browsing and streaming tests) through the nPerf mobile app (iOS, Android). With these kinds of tests, nPerf measures the actual network performance. nPerf considers that the customer experience on a mobile network is not only based on download speed, but also on other uses such as streaming and browsing.

Vodafone the best mobile carrier in Ireland for Mobile Internet services

With a score of 105.970 nPoints, Vodafone is the leader ahead of Three, and then eir.

In 2022, Vodafone won on the following nPerf indicators, notably taking over the lead on upload speeds and customer experience:

• Best success rate with 96%

• Best upload speed with 35 Mbit/s

• Best browsing experience with a performance rate of 83%

• Best streaming experience with a performance rate of 86%

Three provided the best download speeds in the country with eir proving the best latency.


Regarding 5G, Three and Vodafone are tied for the lead. Concerning Three, by having provided the best 5G download speed (288 Mbit/s) and the best 5G latency of around 20 ms.

You can read the full report produced by nPref here.