2019 Switcher Awards

Virgin Media takes home 3 Top Awards

Virgin Media wins Fastest Home Broadband Award, The Best Customer Rated Home Broadband Award, and comes out on top for The Best Customer Benefits

Friday, 22nd February: Virgin Media was crowned the winner in three categories at the annual Switcher.ie Broadband Awards last night in the Marker Hotel in Dublin.


The annual event, now in its sixth year, recognises excellence in the broadband industry.  The awards were judged using a mix of in-depth consumer surveys, independent speed tests, customer ratings, and an expert judging panel.


Eoin Clarke, Managing Director of Switcher.ie, said: “These awards are about recognising the stand-out giants across the telecoms market.  It’s a very competitive industry and consumers are the ones in the driving seat to determine the true winners.” 

“I want to give a huge call out and congratulations to all the team at Virgin Media for winning three awards. Our research results and independent experts both agreed on how Virgin Media’s relentless focus on offering the best broadband experience to their customers is really resonating with them.” 


Brendan Moran, Director of Sales at Virgin Media, said: “The strength of Virgin Media’s products and offerings shone through on the night, allowing us to take home the Fastest Home Broadband award, the Best Customer Rated Home Broadband award, while also coming out on top in the Best Customer Benefits category.  It is fantastic to be recognised by our peers, customers, industry leaders and the team at Switcher.ie.”  




For further press information please contact: Anna-Maria Barry e: annamaria.barry@virginmedia.ie   m: 086 227 2072


Note to Editors:


A full list of broadband and TV award categories and winners is available at: https://switcher.ie/broadband/awards/, while mobile award categories and winners can be viewed at: https://switcher.ie/mobiles/awards/.


Visit: www.virginmedia.ie


The Switcher.ie Awards use a unique combination to determine nominees and winners across 17 categories. This includes:


  • Independent consumer research, carried out for Switcher.ie by iReach Insights. The research involves 1,000 online interviews with Irish adults aged 18+ years. The total sample is representative of the national population in Ireland.
  • Almost 107,000 customer ratings, which were gathered on Switcher.ie.
  • A judging panel, including experts and journalists in the fields of TV and technology.