Your Best School Year Yet with Spectrum

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The school year is right around the corner, and while you’re stocking up on school supplies or getting your wardrobe ready to head back to class, you might need a little extra help getting ahead of those assignments. Having the right internet service is crucial to staying on top of classwork whether you’re in elementary school, middle school, high school, or college. That’s why Spectrum is looking to become a part of your back-to-school shopping list, with offers that will keep students logged on and learning.

Back to School Offers

Having internet access at home and school is more important than ever for students all over the United States. After COVID-19 forced many to learn from home, internet connection proved a necessity for everyone from kindergarten up. Spectrum is helping college students in participating areas sign up for Spectrum TV® and Internet®, giving them blazing-fast speeds of up to 500 Mbps (with Spectrum Internet Ultra) and hundreds of cable and streaming channels. With Spectrum, you get TV and Internet + a free modem and On Demand TV with over 85,000 movies and TV shows PLUS Showtime included for the first 12 months!

Spectrum Internet offers three fast and reliable internet plans to support all devices, starting at speeds of 200 Mbps. The flagship internet package starts at $49.99/mo, helping students get assignments done faster. Plus, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that your devices are safe, as you can enroll in free antivirus software to protect your schoolwork from any hidden dangers online.

While getting through the school day and taking care of assignments is important, students need to relax after a long day. Spectrum provides family access to faster internet with the Internet Ultra plan. With faster download speeds, this package is designed for more reliable performance and ultra-low lag times. At $69.99/mo, the Internet Ultra plan offers more support for smart home devices and working in the cloud, giving applicants more than just a strong start to their daily classwork. You can opt for Spectrum’s Internet Gig plan to get the fastest speeds, with a limited-time offer of $89.99/mo. It’s the best for listening to music and podcasts or streaming movies and TV.

No matter which Spectrum Internet plan you choose, you’ll be set up with a free modem to connect to your WiFi network at home. You’re granted access to out-of-home WiFi via access points all over the United States. You also never have to worry about data caps slowing down your internet coverage. Plus, there are no long-term contracts to get bogged down in, and rates that stay the same even if you score on a deal during a promotional period.

Spectrum Double Play

When gearing up to go back to school, you’re certainly going over that school supply list in depth to make sure your backpack is ready for day one. You might take advantage of deals on certain school supplies to make sure your lockers are ready for the new school year. No dorm room is complete without HDTV. Now Spectrum provides plenty of options to support your entertainment needs. When the deal is available, it makes it worthwhile. That’s why Spectrum is offering up their top-tier cable TV service alongside their high-speed internet plans as part of their Double Play plans.

You can pair Spectrum Internet Ultra with the Spectrum TV Select plan. With this pair, you’ll get fast internet speeds, while also gaining access to 84 channels including ESPN and FS1 for the sports fans in your family. You’ll also get CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC to stay on top of the important information of the day. This Double Play plan comes in at $89.98/mo for a 12-month deal. You’ll also get access to Showtime at no additional cost. Plus, with Spectrum TV and Internet together, you’ll never have to worry about hidden surcharges and fees sneaking up on you with each monthly bill.

It’s the perfect setup for college students living off their campuses or families looking to unwind with their kids after a long school day and homework. You can also pair Spectrum TV’s Choice 15 plan with the Internet Ultra plan, getting basic channels along with 15 networks of your choice from a given list at $79.99/mo. There’s also Spectrum TV’s Essentials, 74 channels including Animal Planet and History Channel, alongside the Internet Ultra plan, all at $69.99/mo to get you going from the beginning of the school year.

If you want to be able to record your favorite TV shows and watch them after you complete your coursework, you can tack on a single DVR for another $4.99 per month, or go for multiple DVRs at $9.99 per month. You can even upgrade your Spectrum Internet plan to 1 Gbps of speed for another $20 each month.

Bringing Spectrum to School

The best part about teaming up Spectrum TV and Spectrum Internet is that you get the benefit of so many additional services from network activation, all at no additional cost. Spectrum is teaming up with campuses across the United States to offer activation at affordable prices, including:

  • North Carolina State at Raleigh
  • University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina – Greensboro
  • North Carolina Central University
  • University of South Carolina – Columbia
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • Minnesota State University – Mankato
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Tampa
  • University of South Florida – Main Campus
  • University of Idaho
  • Washington State University
  • Montana State University
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of Georgia
  • University of South Carolina – Upstate
  • Auburn University
  • University of Louisville
  • Ohio University – Main Campus
  • The University of Texas at Arlington
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • California State University – Long Beach

You’ll even get the added benefit of avoiding outstanding obligations with a long-term deal. Spectrum is giving you more than just top services for your back-to-school shopping list.

Spectrum is now getting in on your school supplies with pens for new customers that they’ll be able to use in the classroom or while learning from home due to COVID-19 protocols. If you need to listen to your teacher with headphones, don’t splurge on overpriced earbuds. Spectrum has you covered with its own line of buds that will sit comfortably while you listen to the latest lecture. Keep your desk in order with a Spectrum magnetic alligator, which will hang tight to that hefty syllabus if you need to reference it. You can also keep yourself looking good for your return to school with a navy blue compact mirror. Checking the mirror is also a good opportunity to get your Spectrum lip balm on.

From lighting-fast wireless speeds to a good look in your compact mirror, Spectrum has plenty to offer back-to-school shoppers, and now is the time to take advantage of this promotional period. Spectrum TV and Spectrum Internet will help get you through the school year, allowing you to complete assignments, attend classes, and have a little fun when all is said and done.



Up to 300 Mbps
Wireless speeds may vary


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$114.97 Per month for 12 mos*

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