Best value TV, Phone & Broadband Packages
When it comes to sorting out your phone, broadband and TV subscription your best option is to bundle them all together with one supplier. By doing this you will really save yourself both time, hassle and most importantly, money.
As with all the main utilities, we’ve done the research for you. On this page you’ll find the best broadband, phone and TV packages for students right now.
The monthly prices are the average over the term of your contract, including all costs, line rental and installation.
The top bundle packages for students
Virgin Media – £33.90 / month
Once again, there are a host of offers and packages with Virgin, and you have the freedom to customize it when it comes to picking your broadband, TV and call options.
The deal below is our best pick for most students:
Broadband – 30Mb line speed with unlimited downloads.
Phone – Unlimited weekend calls.
TV – Basic Virgin TV package with 75 channels.
Extras – 9 month contract
You can get all this for around £33.90 a month. The best thing is that this contract fits a student tenancy perfectly because you can get a 9 month contract with Simplify Digital. You also get a £100 wine voucher. Please check the site for the latest prices.
Virgin are yet to cover the whole of the UK, so check the offer page first to see if you’re in an area they supply.
Sky – £39 / month
You can get some great package deals with Sky, and so it’s worth checking out their website to compare individual packages which suit your needs as a house.
Our top pick for students right now includes:
Broadband - 20Mb download speed with unlimited downloads.
Phone - Unlimited free evening and weekend calls.
TV - Basic Sky TV subscription.
Extras - Free Sky+ box and free installation.
All this (including the free box and installation) for just £39 a month makes this a smashing offering! Crucially for many, they also offer a minimum 12 month contract (rather than 18 month).
Remember you can customize the package to suit your wants needs, such as bolting on the sports or movie options. For more details and offers, head over to the Sky website where you can also start building your package.
BT Vision - £32.75 / month
BT Vision are a popular choice for many people, but they do ask for a minimum 18 month contract on phone and broadband (TV is 12 month) so not ideal for some student households.
If you can cope with the contract length, then this package is pretty good value:
Broadband – 16Mb line speed with 40Gb download usage.
Phone – Free evening and weekend calls.
TV – BT Vision Essential package with 54 digital channels, and catch-up (eg. iPlayer).
Extras – Free BT Home Hub, free WiFi nationwide with BT OpenZone, activation fee is £40.
You may be able to save more money on some of these bundles by using a cashback site (see ours here). Also make sure you sign up to our weekly deals newsletter below where we share the latest offers.
If you would still like to setup each of your packages separately(perhaps you have split the bills between your housemates) then make sure you check out our Student Phoneline, Student Broadband and Student TV articles.Last updated 30th November, 2012