Best broadband deals for university students 2019

University flatmates choose broadband plan
Sunday, February 17, 2019

If you are heading to university in 2019, then you’ll be in the market for a new broadband connection. As a university student you will be looking for the best value student broadband deal possible.

If your new flat at university is shared with a few other students then you are going to need the best student internet plan possible – to make sure you have the bandwidth for multiple users downloading and streaming content.  Broadband Compare has student broadband plans from all the different internet providers in New Zealand

There are a number of broadband plans that are perfect for a university student flat – so we have put together some tips below to help you choose the perfect student broadband plan. The simplest way to find the best broadband deal around is to have us check the best broadband plan available at your student flat address.

Top tips for choosing a student broadband plan for your flat

The best broadband deal isn’t always a “student” plan

University broadband deals aren’t always different from the usual broadband plans, and as a student, you may not actually be best served by not buying a specific student broadband deal. A great value no contract broadband plan from providers like Stuff Fibre, MyRepublic or Voyager could be your best option. Find the best broadband deal available at your address

Speed matters

If your new flat at university is shared with a few other students then you are going to need to best student internet plan possible to make sure you have the bandwidth for multiple users streaming content. There is nothing worse than a buffering or slow connection when you are working toward a deadline because your flatmates are having a Netflix marathon, streaming music or having a gaming session. Having an ultrafast, unlimited fibre broadband connection will be vital for a harmonious flat! Find the fastest broadband deals available at your address

Don’t get tied into a 12-24 month contract - try a no-contract plan

Signing up for a 12-24 month contract can be a great way to get a low monthly rate for your broadband, but you often have to pay an expensive cancellation fee if you want to cancel the contract early. If you aren’t planning to live in your student flat for a full 12 months, we can help you find a great no contract plan. Find the best no contract student broadband plans

Consider a Prepay Broadband Plan

Life as a student can mean being on a budget and cashflow can be tight. Did you know that prepay broadband or pay-as-you-go broadband is a thing? This is a super-flexible no contract option for paying for your broadband. You simply top up your broadband account, like you would a prepay cell phone. Find pay as you go broadband plans here 

Setting up a new Student flat? Make life easy by bundling your broadband and power

If you are setting up a new student flat, why not make like easier and save money by bundling your broadband and Electricity? You can get some great savings and cross 2 chores off your To Do list! Contact Energy is currently offering a great deal to get broadband from $59.99/ month when you bundle your Broadband, electricity and gas. Unlimited data with no fixed term contract, and no break fees.  Learn about Contact broadband bundle deals

Student Broadband on Broadband Compare:

Get in touch with Broadband Compare on one of the pages below to help us find the best student broadband plan for you. 

Best internet providers for students - Click here 
Find the cheapest internet provider for students - Click here 
Broadband deals for NZ students - Click here  
Broadband for Students - Click here 
Compare broadband plans for students - Click here 
Internet providers for students - Click here


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