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1 NOW Broadband Super Fibre - 1 Month Contract
Unlimited Data
63Mb average 1 months £65 set-up cost £22 p/m per month Full details Go 0330 041 2479 What's this number?

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NOW Broadband Super Fibre - 1 Month Contract
  • £22 per month
  • 63Mb average speed
  • UNLIMITED downloads
  • 1 month contract
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  • Phone

    Line rental included. Evening & weekend calls +£4. Anytime calls +£8

  • Extras

    NOW Broadband Offer: 18+. UK only. Prices may change during this period.

Pricing calculation:

Monthly Cost: £22
Set-up Cost: £65
Rewards Saving: £0
Effective Monthly Cost: £34.75

Pricing Calculation

Effective monthly cost = This shows how much you are effectively paying each month over the length of the contract by taking into account rewards savings and one-off fees. The calculation for this is monthly cost x length of contract + setup cost - rewards savings.

Monthly cost = What you'll pay each month. This does not include additional fees, such as phone calls, which may be added to your bill.

Setup cost = The cost of installation, postage for the Wi-Fi router, and any other one-off charges.

Rewards saving = The value of vouchers and other perks included with a deal such as cashback, bill credit or a gift card which you can claim.

2 NOW Broadband Fab Fibre - 1 Month Contract
Unlimited Data
36Mb average 1 months £65 set-up cost £20 p/m per month Full details Go 0330 041 2479 What's this number? Offer details and pricing
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NOW Broadband Fab Fibre - 1 Month Contract
  • £20 per month
  • 36Mb average speed
  • UNLIMITED downloads
  • 1 month contract
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  • Phone

    Line rental included. Evening & weekend calls +£4. Anytime calls +£8

  • Extras

    NOW Broadband Offer: 18+. UK only. Prices may change during this period.

Pricing calculation:

Monthly Cost: £20
Set-up Cost: £65
Rewards Saving: £0
Effective Monthly Cost: £30

Pricing Calculation

Effective monthly cost = This shows how much you are effectively paying each month over the length of the contract by taking into account rewards savings and one-off fees. The calculation for this is monthly cost x length of contract + setup cost - rewards savings.

Monthly cost = What you'll pay each month. This does not include additional fees, such as phone calls, which may be added to your bill.

Setup cost = The cost of installation, postage for the Wi-Fi router, and any other one-off charges.

Rewards saving = The value of vouchers and other perks included with a deal such as cashback, bill credit or a gift card which you can claim.

3 Cuckoo 67Mb Simple Broadband
Unlimited Data
67Mb average 1 months £60 set-up cost £29.99 p/m per month Full details Go Offer details and pricing
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Cuckoo 67Mb Simple Broadband
  • £29.99 per month
  • 67Mb average speed
  • UNLIMITED downloads
  • 1 month contract
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    Landline Only

  • Extras

    Free Cuckoo router. 12-month price promise-no increase once contract ends. You can choose your go-live date up to 24 months from today. 1% of your bill goes to charity with Cuckoo Compass, helping to get the internet to places it's needed most.

Pricing calculation:

Monthly Cost: £29.99
Set-up Cost: £60
Rewards Saving: £0
Effective Monthly Cost: £34.99

Pricing Calculation

Effective monthly cost = This shows how much you are effectively paying each month over the length of the contract by taking into account rewards savings and one-off fees. The calculation for this is monthly cost x length of contract + setup cost - rewards savings.

Monthly cost = What you'll pay each month. This does not include additional fees, such as phone calls, which may be added to your bill.

Setup cost = The cost of installation, postage for the Wi-Fi router, and any other one-off charges.

Rewards saving = The value of vouchers and other perks included with a deal such as cashback, bill credit or a gift card which you can claim.

4 NOW Broadband Brilliant Broadband - 1 Month Contract
Unlimited Data
11Mb average 1 months £65 set-up cost £18 p/m per month Full details Go 0330 041 2479 What's this number? Offer details and pricing
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NOW Broadband Brilliant Broadband - 1 Month Contract
  • £18 per month
  • 11Mb average speed
  • UNLIMITED downloads
  • 1 month contract
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  • Phone

    Line rental included. Evening & weekend calls +£4. Anytime calls +£8

  • Extras

    NOW Broadband Offer: 18+. UK only. Prices may change during this period.

Pricing calculation:

Monthly Cost: £18
Set-up Cost: £65
Rewards Saving: £0
Effective Monthly Cost: £23.42

Pricing Calculation

Effective monthly cost = This shows how much you are effectively paying each month over the length of the contract by taking into account rewards savings and one-off fees. The calculation for this is monthly cost x length of contract + setup cost - rewards savings.

Monthly cost = What you'll pay each month. This does not include additional fees, such as phone calls, which may be added to your bill.

Setup cost = The cost of installation, postage for the Wi-Fi router, and any other one-off charges.

Rewards saving = The value of vouchers and other perks included with a deal such as cashback, bill credit or a gift card which you can claim.

5 Direct Save Superfast Fibre Broadband Plus 1 Month
Unlimited Data
63Mb average 1 months £24.95 set-up cost £39.95 p/m per month Full details Go 0800 2802027
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Direct Save Superfast Fibre Broadband Plus 1 Month
  • £39.95 per month
  • 63Mb average speed
  • UNLIMITED downloads
  • 1 month contract
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  • Extras

    Free wireless router. Access to Direct Save Discount club included for new customers. Prices may change during this period. £39.95 cost for new installation, if required.

Pricing calculation:

Monthly Cost: £39.95
Set-up Cost: £24.95
Rewards Saving: £0
Effective Monthly Cost: £42.03

Pricing Calculation

Effective monthly cost = This shows how much you are effectively paying each month over the length of the contract by taking into account rewards savings and one-off fees. The calculation for this is monthly cost x length of contract + setup cost - rewards savings.

Monthly cost = What you'll pay each month. This does not include additional fees, such as phone calls, which may be added to your bill.

Setup cost = The cost of installation, postage for the Wi-Fi router, and any other one-off charges.

Rewards saving = The value of vouchers and other perks included with a deal such as cashback, bill credit or a gift card which you can claim.

6 Direct Save Superfast Fibre Broadband 1 Month
Unlimited Data
35Mb average 1 months £24.95 set-up cost £34.95 p/m per month Full details Go 0800 2802027
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Direct Save Superfast Fibre Broadband 1 Month
  • £34.95 per month
  • 35Mb average speed
  • UNLIMITED downloads
  • 1 month contract
Go 0800 2802027 Or call: 0800 2802027 What's this number?
  • Extras

    Free wireless router. Access to Direct Save Discount club included for new customers. Prices may change during this period. £39.95 cost for new installation, if required.

Pricing calculation:

Monthly Cost: £34.95
Set-up Cost: £24.95
Rewards Saving: £0
Effective Monthly Cost: £37.03

Pricing Calculation

Effective monthly cost = This shows how much you are effectively paying each month over the length of the contract by taking into account rewards savings and one-off fees. The calculation for this is monthly cost x length of contract + setup cost - rewards savings.

Monthly cost = What you'll pay each month. This does not include additional fees, such as phone calls, which may be added to your bill.

Setup cost = The cost of installation, postage for the Wi-Fi router, and any other one-off charges.

Rewards saving = The value of vouchers and other perks included with a deal such as cashback, bill credit or a gift card which you can claim.

7 Direct Save Unlimited Broadband 1 Month
Unlimited Data
11Mb average 1 months £24.95 set-up cost £27.95 p/m per month Full details Go 0800 2802027
Or call: 0800 2802027
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Offer details and pricing
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Direct Save Unlimited Broadband 1 Month
  • £27.95 per month
  • 11Mb average speed
  • UNLIMITED downloads
  • 1 month contract
Go 0800 2802027 Or call: 0800 2802027 What's this number?
  • Extras

    Free wireless router. Access to Direct Save Discount club included for new customers. Prices may change during this period. £39.95 cost for new installation, if required.

Pricing calculation:

Monthly Cost: £27.95
Set-up Cost: £24.95
Rewards Saving: £0
Effective Monthly Cost: £30.03

Pricing Calculation

Effective monthly cost = This shows how much you are effectively paying each month over the length of the contract by taking into account rewards savings and one-off fees. The calculation for this is monthly cost x length of contract + setup cost - rewards savings.

Monthly cost = What you'll pay each month. This does not include additional fees, such as phone calls, which may be added to your bill.

Setup cost = The cost of installation, postage for the Wi-Fi router, and any other one-off charges.

Rewards saving = The value of vouchers and other perks included with a deal such as cashback, bill credit or a gift card which you can claim.

8 NOW Broadband Brilliant Broadband + Entertainment Membership
Unlimited Data
11Mb average 12 months £5 set-up cost £23.99 p/m per month Full details Go 0330 041 2479 What's this number? Offer details and pricing
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NOW Broadband Brilliant Broadband + Entertainment Membership
  • £23.99 per month
  • 11Mb average speed
  • UNLIMITED downloads
  • 12 month(s) contract
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  • TV

    Ent. Month Membership at £5.99 for 12 months then £9.99. 12 Sky TV channels including Sky Atlantic, 100 free-to-air channels, Catch-Up TV and 250+ box sets

  • Phone

    Line rental included. Evening & weekend calls +£4. Anytime calls +£8

  • Extras

    NOW Broadband Offer: 18+. UK only. Prices may change during this period.

Pricing calculation:

Monthly Cost: £23.99
Set-up Cost: £5
Rewards Saving: £0
Effective Monthly Cost: £24.41

Pricing Calculation

Effective monthly cost = This shows how much you are effectively paying each month over the length of the contract by taking into account rewards savings and one-off fees. The calculation for this is monthly cost x length of contract + setup cost - rewards savings.

Monthly cost = What you'll pay each month. This does not include additional fees, such as phone calls, which may be added to your bill.

Setup cost = The cost of installation, postage for the Wi-Fi router, and any other one-off charges.

Rewards saving = The value of vouchers and other perks included with a deal such as cashback, bill credit or a gift card which you can claim.

9 NOW Broadband Super Fibre + Free Anytime Calls
Unlimited Data
63Mb average 12 months £5 set-up cost £22 p/m per month Full details Go 0330 041 2479 What's this number? Offer details and pricing
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NOW Broadband Super Fibre + Free Anytime Calls
  • £22 per month
  • 63Mb average speed
  • UNLIMITED downloads
  • 12 month(s) contract
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  • Phone

    Anytime calls £0pm / £8pm after 12 months.

  • Extras

    NOW Broadband Offer: 18+. UK only. Add an Entertainment Membership for just £5.99pm / £9.99pm after 12m. Prices may change during this period.

Pricing calculation:

Monthly Cost: £22
Set-up Cost: £5
Rewards Saving: £0
Effective Monthly Cost: £22.42

Pricing Calculation

Effective monthly cost = This shows how much you are effectively paying each month over the length of the contract by taking into account rewards savings and one-off fees. The calculation for this is monthly cost x length of contract + setup cost - rewards savings.

Monthly cost = What you'll pay each month. This does not include additional fees, such as phone calls, which may be added to your bill.

Setup cost = The cost of installation, postage for the Wi-Fi router, and any other one-off charges.

Rewards saving = The value of vouchers and other perks included with a deal such as cashback, bill credit or a gift card which you can claim.

10 NOW Broadband Fab Fibre + Free Anytime Calls
Unlimited Data
36Mb average 12 months £5 set-up cost £20 p/m per month Full details Go 0330 041 2479 What's this number? Offer details and pricing
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NOW Broadband Fab Fibre + Free Anytime Calls
  • £20 per month
  • 36Mb average speed
  • UNLIMITED downloads
  • 12 month(s) contract
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  • Phone

    Anytime calls £0pm / £8pm after 12 months.

  • Extras

    NOW Broadband Offer: 18+. UK only. Add an Entertainment Membership for just £5.99pm / £9.99pm after 12m. Prices may change during this period.

Pricing calculation:

Monthly Cost: £20
Set-up Cost: £5
Rewards Saving: £0
Effective Monthly Cost: £20.42

Pricing Calculation

Effective monthly cost = This shows how much you are effectively paying each month over the length of the contract by taking into account rewards savings and one-off fees. The calculation for this is monthly cost x length of contract + setup cost - rewards savings.

Monthly cost = What you'll pay each month. This does not include additional fees, such as phone calls, which may be added to your bill.

Setup cost = The cost of installation, postage for the Wi-Fi router, and any other one-off charges.

Rewards saving = The value of vouchers and other perks included with a deal such as cashback, bill credit or a gift card which you can claim.

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What is student broadband?

Broadband deals for students can be a tricky subject. Cost is always going to be important, but lengthy contracts also make things difficult if you’re not going to be living in the same house for at least 12 months.

Some broadband providers have recognised the need to provide a specialist student broadband service and offer broadband contracts to fit within term times.

Why should I choose a student broadband deal over home broadband?

Most home broadband packages have a minimum contract term of 12, 18, or 24 months, which can be a problem if you're a student who may not be staying in the same place all year. Cancelling early will incur additional fees, which isn’t ideal for those stretched student finances.

A student broadband deal has a shorter contract so you won’t be hit with cancellation fees at the end of the school year.

Which providers offer student broadband deals?

In the past, we’ve seen student broadband packages from Virgin Media, BT, and Sky. But they are not available all year round, and may only become available around the summer months in the lead up to a new school year.

Does student broadband include Wi-Fi?

Almost every broadband deal will include a free Wi-Fi router for sharing the broadband and networking your devices. If it is not free, there will be a relatively affordable one-off charge. You may also be able to use your own Wi-Fi router, but check with the provider in advance.

Why can’t I find any student broadband deals?

Student broadband deals are not common. They’re only offered by a few providers and are only available for a limited time, usually around the summer when it’s most likely people will be looking for a student broadband deal to start in September.

When student deals aren’t available, our comparison table will display other packages we think students may find useful.

What are some alternatives to student broadband?

  • No contract broadband. 

With a no-contract (or rolling monthly) deal you’ve got a 30-day agreement with the provider, which means it can be cancelled at any time without having to pay for more than the remaining month.

  • Short term contracts

Short term contracts have you sign up for a slightly longer period than no contract packages, typically three or six-month terms. But these types of broadband deals are now rare so you might find that it isn't an option, or your choice of providers is very small.

  • Broadband with no setup fee

Not quite an alternative, but a convenient money-saving option. Some deals offer broadband with no upfront fees, which can be a cost-effective option. You can use the filters on the table above to see these deals.

Can I get student broadband without a phone line?

Virgin Media offers student broadband without a phone line. All other ISPs use the Openreach (BT) telephone network and require an active telephone line. In almost all cases the phone and broadband will be sold as a bundle, however you can choose whether or not you want inclusive calling. 

Can I get student broadband with TV?

Student broadband with TV is available from Virgin Media. Another option to consider is a NOW broadband and TV bundle, which is available on a one month contract.

Do I need to pass a credit check?

Most broadband packages require you to pass a credit check; this isn't as strict as applying for a loan or credit card, but if you don't have great credit you could find that some providers aren't available. In that situation, you'll need to look at broadband deals without a credit check.

Is student broadband right for me?

The shorter contracts of a student broadband deal can save a significant amount of money compared to the early cancellation of a lengthier agreement.

However, with so few options you may not find a service suitable for your needs. Student broadband packages also assume you’re only going to be there during term time, but it’s not unusual for students to live in the same house all year round. In that situation, the best Wi-Fi deals for students are the same as any other home broadband user.

If this is your situation, a long term unlimited broadband and phone contract is the best value option. You’ll get the best deals when signing up (free setup, free equipment, perhaps a few months of free or half-price broadband) and the monthly costs will be lower. You might even find some good rewards, such as cashback from Plusnet or even a pre-paid Mastercard. It can often work cheaper out to bundle calls, broadband and even TV into the same package, rather than separate TV, phone and broadband only deals.

Can I use mobile broadband instead of student broadband?

With a choice of long and short term contracts and pay-as-you-go deals, mobile broadband is a very flexible alternative and may be the ideal solution for some students.

But mobile broadband does rely on access to a strong signal. And the relatively small data usage caps of many deals make it ill-suited to shared houses, or even one person using it for data-hungry activities like video streaming.

For further help, and to discover whether mobile broadband could be suitable for you, read our guide to using mobile broadband at home.