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Meteor, HEAnet give students and teachers new deal on mobile data

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25 August 2014

Meteor is offering reduced rate 4G mobile broadband to 180,000 third level students and some 50,000 primary, second and third level educators under a three-year partnership with HEAnet.

Under the deal, customers can choose from a 30-day SIM-only offer or six-month mobile broadband contract with a choice of 4G dongle or other compatible mobile Wi-Fi  device.

There is also a choice of data services with a 25Gb allowance for €9.99 or €19.99 for a 50Gb allowance.

Meteor head of product Kealan Donoghue said: “Meteor will be providing students with competitively priced, reliable mobile broadband offers plus access to Meteor’s 4G network to help them navigate successfully through academic and social life – both key parts of being a student. We’re delighted to introduce these offers and hope we play our part in speeding up study, research and making term time hassle-free for students and staff in HEAnet institutions across Ireland.”

HEAnet chief executive John Boland said: “At HEAnet we are committed to providing affordable e-infrastructure platforms to support our education and research community. Being a student comes with its financial demands and these Meteor offers represent great value for students and staff with seamless, reliable mobile broadband.”

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