Great value mobile contract deals for students in 2018

Great value mobile contract deals for students in 2018

Prioritising your money is key to surviving student life. We have to balance having all the things we need with having the money to pay for them and a smartphone with a chunky data allowance features highly in that. Nobody is going to want to live without one but they can be expensive.

Jamie Kavanagh, contributor at Broadband Genie took the three providers ranked highest in Ofcom’s ‘Choosing the best broadband, mobile and landline provider – Comparing Service Quality 2017’ survey and looked at what contracts they have for students. Those companies were giffgaff, Tesco and EE who ranked highest for satisfaction according to the survey. After all, there’s no point saving money if you’re not looked after!


giffgaff are owned and run by O2 and use its network. The company doesn’t offer student discounts but is already known as a low cost operator with no contracts. You can buy ‘goodybags’ to cover your monthly use or PAYG. The lack of a contract is a big plus for giffgaff but you do have to buy your