Having broadband available in a student house is pretty much an essential requirement – for all that online
gaming … studying that will be going on.
Most college provided or purpose-built student accommodation will usually have broadband included as part of the rental agreement – but for those who will be living in shared houses what are the best broadband deals for students?
Broadband Speed and Limits: With several students in one house you are probably going to need unlimited data and a fairly high speed to cope with all those educational downloads 🙂 . Most students probably don’t bother with a landline – but sometimes a bundle of broadband and phone can work out cheaper.
Student Broadband Best Offers
One Big Switch has a broadband deal with Sky priced at €360 for the first year. It costs €30 a month for the first 12 months then €60 a month . The offer comes with , Unlimited broadband, Free installation . You can sign up to apply for the One Big Switch offer here .
Pure Telecom . have a broadband-only offer costing €360 in year one. The monthly charge is €50, reduced to €30 for the first 12 months. . Speeds of up to 100Mbs depending on line and location. 12-month contract.
Vodafone has a broadband and phone bundle priced at €420 for the first year. (€35 for the first 12 months then €55 a month) With broadband speeds of up to 100Mb and unlimited downloads ( 1 Tb fair usage cap) and unlimited calls to Irish landlines.
Here is a summary of the prices of the Best Broadband Deals for Students with speeds of at least “up to” 100Mbs and with unlimited data. Prices include any setup or activation fees.
Cost over 12 months
|One Big Switch||€360||12 months||100Mb|
|Vodafone||€420||12 months||100Mb||Anytime calls to Irish landlines.|
|Pure||€360||12 months||1000Mb||No calls|
Figures checked Feb 2023
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