TOP TIPS FOR STUDENTS LOOKING FOR MOBILE BROADBAND DEALS; FOR the Vast Majority of Students, Broadband Is a Basic Necessity - It Can Be Used for Research, Socialising, Entertainment and Also for Keeping on Top of Money Management
Not having online access is simply not an option for a generation that has come to rely on the internet. But on a student budget, many baulk at the cost. However, getting connected is not always as expensive as one might think.
Michael Phillips, product director, BroadbandChoices.co.uk, said: "Whether you are a first year student or heading back to do your final year, it is worth considering taking a mobile broadband service.
"Mobile deals have really come down in price over the past year and often come with some pretty good freebies attached."
He continued: "A mobile connection gives you the freedom to get online wherever you need to - in the hall of residence, at the library or in the local coffee shop.
"It also removes the thorny issue of splitting yet another utility bill with your housemates.
"Furthermore, going mobile means you can ditch the additional cost of line rental, a move which could save you around pounds 130 per year."
BroadbandChoices.co.uk offers the following tips for students choosing a mobile broadband package: Try a monthly option. If you are worried about signing up to a longterm deal, try a one- month contract. …