Vodafone Ireland is part of Vodafone Group, one of the world's largest mobile communications companies by revenue with approximately 403 million customers in its regulated and jointly controlled markets as of 30 September 2013.
It has made significant investments in its network since entering the Irish market in May 2001 with over €900 million spent building and maintaining its network.
Such innovation means Vodafone Ireland has been the first to launch a number of leading edge broadband technologies onto the Irish market.
These innovations have included the roll out of Ireland first ever 3G infrastructure and network. The network allowed for massive expansion of mobile broadband services across Ireland. This 3G network delivered mobile broadband speeds of upwards from 21Mbps using various technologies.
Vodafone Ireland secured the largest allocation of the mobile spectrum available to the market in 2011.This facilitated the fastest possible 4G rollout and allows Vodafone to deliver wider coverage and enhanced speeds to customers nationwide.
Delivering 4G services is a key element of Vodafone’s nationwide network enhancement program, which in tandem is bringing 3G data everywhere there currently is voice services. This program has already positively impacted on customers and businesses across the country who can now access high-speed data on Ireland’s leading network.