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Best Student Broadband Plans

Best Student Broadband Plans
Monday, February 6, 2017


With more than 100 different internet providers in NZ it is confusing trying to compare student broadband deals to find the best student internet plan. 

There are plenty of student internet deals available in NZ.  To save you valuable time you could be spending studying (or playing) and to minimise the effort needed to find NZ’s best student broadband deal, we have looked at all the packages and highlighted the top student internet deals for 2017 below.

Key points that we have highlighted for you include contract length, broadband installation fees, costs for broadband router and any extras that you might have thrown in… whether they are money off or freebies! 

As with all the plans we recommend, make sure you double check all the details before you sign up to be sure the broadband plan and internet provider you have chosen is right for you.


Best student broadband deals for 2017

Stuff Fibre Student Broadband

If you are in a fibre broadband area then you can get Stuff Fibre.  No contract student fibre broadband - perfect.  We have also negotiated a great deal with Stuff Fibre for 25% off your first 3 months.  You get all their usual features, meaning you have unlimited data, free installation and a free high speed Wi-Fi router as well as NO CONTRACT.  That’s right.  It is a perfect offer for students. Click here for all the details.


Compass Student Broadband - Win Netflix for a year*!

Compass Student Broadband plans have been created especially for students and if your switch with Broadband Compare you could win one of four Netflix subscriptions for the 2017 study year!

These Compass Student Broadband plans are excellent value from a respected NZ internet provider.  Depending on the broadband connection availability at your digs these student broadband deals might be the perfect plan.

Student Broadband NZ

Firstly, they are pretty cheap. The 9 month contract term means you are only committed during your study year and Compass student broadband plans have unlimited data so you can stream away and binge on Netflix to your heart’s content... and you might even win your Netflix subscription paid for the 2017 study year!  

As with Unlimited Internet plans, you can BYO modem or buy the Compass modem, but in this case it is $70 (plus $14.95 postage and handling fee applies).  One thing to note is that these student broadband plans are based on the copper network only.  No fibre plans available.  Check out all the detail here.  

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MyRepublic Student Broadband - DUNEDIN / GIGATOWN ONLY

MyRepublic has a great Student Broadband Plan but only for Gigatown / Dunedin customers.  The MyRepublic Student Broadband Plan has a number of great features so you can start your study year off with a bang.  Grab one of the MyRepublic Student broadband plans and they will shout the flat a free 6 pack too!  This great MyRepublic Student Internet plan offers Unlimited Fibre Broadband for Dunedin Students.  It has great speeds of up to 950/500Mbps and costs $79.99/mth for 6 Months.  You will qualify for free moves, free setup, a free Countdown Gift Card and a free loan modem or router. See all the details and sign up for MyRepublic Student Gigatown Internet here.


Unlimited Internet Student Broadband

Unlimited Internet are one of, if not the, cheapest broadband providers in NZ.  Behind their incredibly good rate monthly fee, the main thing to take into account with their plans are that you need to pay a $49 set up / installation fee and you will need to bring your own modem – or you can buy theirs for $189.  Even with that taken into account their plans work out very competitive on the price front so check the option here.



Other NZ Student Broadband Plans

If you are not impressed by these student broadband plans for 2017, no worries, people have specific needs and we can’t write up every broadband plan from every internet provider – we do compare more than 2000 plans from over 100 ISP’s after all!

So, to compare all our broadband plans – just click and input your address here.


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