Question: Do All Broadband Providers Use BT Lines?

Can you have broadband without a phone line?

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..

Which is better broadband Virgin or BT?

Overall. Virgin wins by a mile on speed and customer service, which are two of the most important factors when it comes to choosing a broadband provider. BT has decent technology and some great extras, but if you want fast and reliable broadband, Virgin may be the way to go.

Who is the most reliable broadband provider?

Winner: Virgin Media, Plusnet and Sky have the most customers satisfied with reliability, although some more specific satisfaction measures throw up different results. Data on customer satisfaction with fixed broadband providers is found in Ofcom’s latest Comparing Service Quality report from May 2018.

Do all broadband providers use Openreach?

More than 30 million customers use the broadband network via popular providers such as BT, EE, Plusnet, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone and Zen Internet. The Openreach network also includes landline telephone lines, meaning the majority of us are likely to use it one way or another.

Do all Fibre broadband providers use the same line?

A few providers offer broadband with fibre lines all the way to your router, though this is less common. Most fibre providers use BT’s Openreach network, including BT itself, Sky, TalkTalk, Plusnet, and EE. Others, such as Hyperoptic, have their own network of lines.

Which broadband does not need BT line?

Virgin MediaVirgin 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.