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O2 and HEAnet, have announced a new low cost internet offer for students.
New deal from O2 and HEAnet provides flexibility and great value.
The deal will be available from 3rd September 2012 to students and staff at HEAnet member institutions.
From as little as €9.99 per month students can avail of half price internet and a free modem on a 12 month contract – helping them to study, socialise and surf online. There is also a range of other internet options available for smartphones, laptops and tablets. For example if a student wants a shorter term contract they can avail of a nine month or 30 day rolling contract, or they can purchase internet add-ons for their smartphone for €9.99 per month.
Signing up to an O2/HEAnet student internet offer gives students access to exclusive O2 educational and lifestyle treats, including a €20 discount for any smartphone bought online, plus access to the exclusive O2 Priority Moments, like discounted cinema tickets.
HEAnet provides high quality internet and associated ICT services to higher education institutions and research organisations. This means the offer will be available to all students and staff in the country’s Universities, Institutes of Technology, Third Level Colleges and research organisations.
Commenting, John Boland, CEO of HEAnet said: “Our students need anytime/anywhere access to their e-learning platforms, along with online research and collaboration tools.”
Maria O’Neill, Head of Consumer Marketing at Telefónica Ireland, which operates the O2 brand, said: “We understand that students are under significant financial pressure, particularly at the beginning of the college year. We also know students need flexibility on how they access the internet which is why we are making this offer available across a range of devices. We are delighted to work with HEAnet to give students and academic staff access to O2’s leading edge mobile internet services at a great price.”
Students can sign up to O2’s discounted internet offers on campus, in store or online from 3rd September 2012.
For more details visit our website: http://www.heanet.ie/services/cm/existing_agreements/O2_HEAnet_Student_Deal or O2: http://www.o2online.ie/o2/shop/student/