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Best broadband deals for students

Best broadband deals for students

Monday 28 August 2017

student broadband deals

Soon, it will be that time of year again, when thousands of students stream back to college. Whether you’re moving back in with your mates from last year or find new friends in your first house share, moving always involves that unwanted organisational stuff that needs to be done before the academic year kicks off. We’ll take some of the weight of your shoulders and give you an idea student-friendly broadband options.

Here’s what you need to know to help you find the best broadband deal for your student needs:

Pure Telecom Unlimited Fibre Bundle:

Pure Telecom’s unlimited fibre bundle is a great option and includes unlimited anytime calls to Irish landlines, if you need it. If you don’t, just don’t use the phone. You’ll also get a 6-months discount and free setup with Pure Telecom.

  • €24 per month for the first 6 months and €50 per month thereafter
  • 18-month contract
  • Unlimited broadband
  • Up to 100 Mb download and up to 20 Mb upload speeds
  • Free setup

eir Broadband with Home Phone – no included minutes

Students tend to not need a home phone and this deal offers the possibility of a home phone but you’ll only be charged extra, if you use it. If you don’t need a home phone, don’t use it. Another big bonus for sports fans is the free eir Sport channels pack that is also included.

  • €50 per month
  • 12-month contract
  • Unlimited fibre broadband
  • Up to 100 Mb download and up to 20 Mb upload speeds
  • Free connection
  • Free eir Sport: 7 channel eir Sport Pack includes eir Sport 1 & 2, 4 BT Sport channels and Box Nation

Sky Fibre Unlimited

If you’re looking for a broadband only option, Sky also has an unlimited fibre broadband deal available.

  • €55 per month
  • 12-month contract
  • Unlimited fibre broadband
  • Up to 100 Mb download and up to 20 Mb upload speeds
  • Free installation

No contract with Virgin Media’s Freedom Broadband

If you don’t want to be tied down by a contract, Virgin Media’s Freedom Broadband is for you. This deal works on a 30-day rolling contract period. Just give Virgin Media written notice 30 days before you wish to cancel the service and that’s it.

  • €55 per month
  • 30-day contract
  • Unlimited fibre broadband
  • Up to 240 Mb download and up to 24 Mb upload speeds
  • €20 Connection fee

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