Eir has further expanded its 5G network, which it said now reaches more than 57% of the Irish population.

The network spans 268 towns and cities, across 904 sites.

Eir said this is in addition to 4G coverage across 99% of the population of Ireland.

Carolan Lennon, CEO of Eir said 5G technology will enhance business connectivity.

"Our dedicated teams are building a comprehensive 5G network for all customers and I am proud to see the rollout of eir’s 5G network continue at-pace, despite public health restrictions.

"The transformation of our mobile network ensures that eir offers the best coverage and connectivity to our customers in every corner of Ireland, enabling our customers to live, work and connect reliably and at speed, wherever they choose in the country," she said.

Eir’s 5G service is available to eir customers on a range of 5G compatible devices.