Will I need a telephone line to get broadband?

Access to broadband is most common across Solihull and Warwickshire through ADSL – which requires a telephone line. However, we are starting to see increasing rollout of Fibre to the Premises (FTTP), which uses fibre connections right to the door and therefore does not require a telephone line. FTTP is not available in all areas.

However, there are other ways to receive broadband that do not need a telephone line:

  • 3G and 4G mobile phones
  • Satellite
  • FTTP (Fibre to the Premise) – only available in some areas
  • Wi-Fi connectivity in town and city centres

For a description of each of these technologies please see our Jargon Buster

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