Messaging in Ireland

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Mobile operators users (Ths.)

Mobile market shares

Messaging price in Ireland

SMS Viber WhatsApp RCS
from € 0.04615 € 0.01000 € 0.00800 request

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Country info

  • English
  • Irish
Dublin timezoneGMT+1
Current time19/10 21:38
Currency€ (EUR)
Population4 921 500
Cellular users5 343 000
Mobile penetration108.56%
Country codeIE
Calling code+353
Mobile number portability, MNPYes
Mobile country code, MCC272
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Major mobile carriers in Ireland

Check the best prices on business messaging for Vodafone, eir, 3 and other carriers in Ireland

MCCMNCMCCMNCCarrierOther names
2720127201Bulk and OTP SMS on Vodafone via MessaggioVodafoneEircell
27203Bulk and OTP SMS on eir via MessaggioeirMeteor, eMobile
2720727207Bulk and OTP SMS on eir via Messaggioeir

2720827208Bulk and OTP SMS on eir via Messaggioeir

27205Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3Three, Hutchison 3G, H3G, O2, Telefonica
2720227202Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3

O2, merged with Three

2721727217Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3

MCCMNC in Ireland

27201, 27203, 27204, 27205, 27209

There are 9 MVNOs (Mobile virtual network operators) in Ireland. Virtual operators might either obtain dedicated MCCMNC code, or just a white-label from one of the carriers, without mobile network code.
  • 2FA (Two factors authentification)
  • OTP (One time password)
  • A2P (Application to persons)
  • P2A (Persons to application)
  • RBM (Rich business messaging)
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MVNO Mobile virtual network operators in Ireland

MCCMNCMCCMNCMVNOOther namesBase network
272Bulk and OTP SMS on Postmobile via MessaggioPostmobile

Bulk and OTP SMS on Vodafone via MessaggioVodafone

272Bulk and OTP SMS on Blueface via MessaggioBlueface

Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3

272Bulk and OTP SMS on 48 months via Messaggio48 months Inactive.

Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3

272Bulk and OTP SMS on BT Ireland via MessaggioBT Ireland

Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3

2721127211Bulk and OTP SMS on Tesco Mobile via MessaggioTesco MobileLiffey Telecom

Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3

2721327213Bulk and OTP SMS on Lycamobile via MessaggioLycamobile

Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3

2721527215Bulk and OTP SMS on Virgin Mobile via MessaggioVirgin MobileUPC

Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3

2721627216Bulk and OTP SMS on Carphone Warehouse via MessaggioCarphone WarehouseTalkmobile

Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3

2721827218Bulk and OTP SMS on Cubic Telecom via MessaggioCubic Telecom

Bulk and OTP SMS on 3 via Messaggio3

MVNO is an addition to a regular telecom operator, which is a different on the same physical network.

The biggest difference between the different MVNOs is that they don’t have their own dedicated base stations, cell towers, or transmitters.

There are 2 different types of MVNOs: independent networks with their own network code and call routing, or a network with only a base operator SIM card with a different design.

MVNOs have their own autonomous network for sending shorter messages (including RCS and SMS), and utilize their operator’s parent network.

Users usually don’t understand the difference between MVNO and the main operator brands – they just compare the rates.

MVNO tariffs are very profitable locally, but even more expensive are the roaming tariffs that are pricier than the parent operator.

MVNOs also change brands a lot, and in the column of the “Other Names” table you’ll see the prior names of the virtual operator (if there are any).

Sometimes the operator purchases a MVNO company based solely on its network. They then merge their own brand with this new one they’ve purchased. When this happens, the MVNO no longer exists as a separator operator, and a brand-new entry is added to the MCCMNC networks that the operator has.

Obsolete, inactive and special types of mobile operators in Ireland

MCCMNCMCCMNCCarrierOther names
2720427204Access Telecom
2720927209Clever Communications

MNC withdrawn

2722127221Net Feasa


There are cases when mobile network codes are occupied not by mobile carriers, but government structures (military, railway, landline phone authorities), fixed and broadband internet providers, scientific organisations, etc. Some MCCMNCs belong to obsolete legal entities, acquired by other market players or went to bankruptcy, but codes are kept for a certain period for legacy purposes.