Question: Does Ee Broadband Use BT Line?

Openreach provides the lines that connect the telephone exchange to the green cabinets, and then to your home.

Most UK broadband services (like EE, BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Plusnet) have to use these same lines to give you broadband.

Is EE broadband part of BT?

EE is the result of a 2010 merger between Orange and T-Mobile. Although they were later taken over by BT, the bigger firm kept EE’s brand separate. EE’s unlimited broadband is provided over the BT network, which means that it’s widely available to households across the UK.

Do I need a BT line for broadband?

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

How does broadband work with phone line?

ADSL broadband is provided through existing BT phone lines, and is the most widely available broadband connection on the market. ADSL broadband comes from your local telephone exchange, owned by BT, through a fixed line access network made out of copper wires. These are the telephone lines in the street.

Is EE Broadband better than BT?

BT has won the most rounds here. Its broadband comes with more features, impressive extras (BT Sport, for instance), better tech, and its base fibre package is faster. We’re going to have to give the crown to BT! However, it’s worth mentioning that it only just about pips EE in most rounds.

Are EE any good for broadband?

If you want a simple broadband package, or superfast fibre broadband to connect a whole household of gadgets, EE is a good shout. If you have an EE mobile too, EE broadband is fantastic – that extra 5GB of data on your phone every month is a seriously good bonus.

What is EE broadband speed?

Its 36Mbps broadband has an upload speed of 10Mbps, which beats the 9.5Mbps offered by the likes of Sky and BT. EE’s 67Mbps broadband has an upload speed of 19.5Mbps, which is also pretty standard. All EE broadband deals come with monthly line rental and unlimited usage with no data caps or download limits.

What is the difference between broadband and WiFi?

The word “wireless” refers to communication through radio frequencies, while “broadband” pertains to any type of high-speed communications media, which can be wired or wireless. Broadband connections include Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) and cable Internet services.

How quickly can bt install broadband?

If you’re new to BT, we’ll aim to get your BT Broadband up and running within 2 weeks, although this can sometimes take longer. If you’re moving home it may take us up to 2 weeks – occasionally longer – so please contact us when you know the date.

What exactly is broadband?

What exactly is broadband? A broadband connection is a high-speed Internet connection. Broadband usually has a data transmission rate of 265 Kbps (kilobits per second) or greater.

Does ee broadband require a phone line?

Why do I need a landline for broadband? Most UK broadband services (like EE, BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Plusnet) have to use these same lines to give you broadband. Having a landline doesn’t mean you have to plug in a phone, as you can just use it for broadband if you want.

Does Broadband require a phone line?

Most broadband providers use BT’s (www.bt.com) copper wire telephone network to deliver an internet connection to your home, and that requires an active phone line… so line rental is almost always included when you take out a broadband package. Read on and we’ll take a look at how you can get landline-free broadband.

Do I need a phone plugged in for broadband?

Even if you don’t actually have a phone plugged into the line, you’ll still be paying line rental just so you can get a broadband connection. The only major broadband provider that doesn’t require you to have a phone line is Virgin Media.

Which is the best broadband provider in UK?

The UK’s best broadband providers

  • Virgin Media Broadband: Speedy internet.
  • Plusnet: Reliable and at a great price.
  • EE Broadband: Competitive packages.
  • BT Broadband: Lots of added extras.
  • Sky Broadband: Consistent performance and attractive headline prices.

What network does EE broadband use?

EE offers three different broadband speeds to SKy’s two. They both operate on the Openreach network, which is used by the vast majority of broadband providers. EE’s Unlimited Broadband offers 10Mbps, and EE Fibre Broadband offers 36Mbps.

Is EE broadband owned by BT?

EE has joined the BT Group, home of BT Sport, BT Infinity superfast fibre optic broadband, and the UK’s biggest fixed communications network. You’ll see more from us and BT in the coming months as we begin working more closely together.