Will I need a telephone line to get broadband?

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

Ways to receive broadband that do not need a telephone line include:

  • 3G & 4G mobile phones
  • Satellite
  • FTTP (Fibre to the Premise) – (where available)
  • 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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