Question: Do I Need A BT Line For Broadband?

Which broadband does not need BT line?

Virgin Media is the only major broadband provider within the UK to provide broadband without a phone line, due to the fact that it has its own fibre broadband network separate from BT’s..

How do you get WIFI if you don’t have a phone line?

Fixed wireless internet Certain internet providers, such as AT&T, offer fixed wireless home internet that you can get without a phone, cable or a fiber line. Fixed wireless internet is particularly helpful if it’s available in a rural area where you don’t want to buy satellite service.

How does broadband without phone line work?

Unlike standard ADSL, fibre optic broadband is supplied through cables that run separately from the phone network to your home. This means you can get internet access without an active phone line and your connection will be much faster.

Can you get Internet for free?

The FCC Lifeline program can provide reduced-cost or even free internet access. You can go to the Lifeline Support site to check your eligibility and to apply to the program. You can also check out our in-depth analysis of government programs for free and low-cost internet.

Can I have BT broadband without a landline?

Yes, you’ll need a BT phone line if you want to get BT Broadband and BT TV.

Can I get broadband without line rental?

Virgin Media (www.virginmedia.com) is the only major provider in the UK able to offer broadband that doesn’t need a phone line. Since it has its own fibre network separate from BT’s, it can bring a broadband connection to your home directly – completely eliminating the need for a landline.

Do you need a landline to have broadband?

Even though you can theoretically get cable or fibre broadband without line rental, it can be hard to find a provider actually offering broadband without a landline. Currently, Virgin Media is the only major ISP that lets you sign up for broadband without a phone line.

Can you just have broadband with BT?

We have two types of broadband: superfast fibre BT Infinity and standard BT Broadband. BT Infinity gives you a superfast fibre optic broadband connection with speeds of up to 76Mb which lets you do more online, with everyone online together. It’s great for downloading or streaming movies, TV shows and music.

Do I need a BT phone line for Sky Broadband?

SKY use ADSL2+ and ADSL/MAX to provide their broadband products and they all run on BT copper so yes you need a BT phone line for SKY broadband. You do not need a BT line for connecting a SKY box to the phone system, a VM phone line is fine.

Who does broadband without a phone line?

Virgin Media Virgin Media’s fibre optic broadband operates independently of the national telecoms network once owned and still mostly looked after by BT. It means Virgin Media can give you broadband with average speeds of 362Mb, with no need for a landline.

Do I need a phone line for a wifi router?

The router needs a secondary piece of equipment — a modem — to make the Internet connection. DSL modems use phone lines to connect your network to the Internet, and the router connects to the modem, not the phone line. Wireless routers plug into modems, not phone jacks.