Free mobile data for Facebook Instagram and Twitter users. Meteor Mobile are the first mainstream Irish carrier to jump on the zero-rating bandwagon, throwing the social users on their network an extra bonus this week - unlimited data usage for their favourite apps.
Are you on the cheapest roaming plan? Using your mobile phone while travelling can be expensive. Complicated roaming fees and high charges mean that prices vary significantly depending on where you are travelling and what network you are on. Calls for the same trip can range in cost from tens of euro to thousands of euro! Unfortunately, the Irish consumer has to be very careful when roaming, be it for leisure or business.
Three Mobile Ireland have rolled back on their decision to charge customers €5 extra for 4g network access. They've also pledged to upgrade all prepay and postpay O2 customers to their 4G network for no cost by July of 2015. This news comes on the brink of increased competition in the mobile market in 2015.
Today, in our always on, always connected’ lives, we are consuming more data than ever before. Both the type of data consumed and a poor Wi-Fi connection at home can easily lead to excessive data usage and leave you with huge fees for exceeding the limits.With this in mind, here are a few tips on ways in which you can reduce your data usage and stay within the threshold of your plan.