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.
How can I get internet without a provider?
Don’t worry; even if you don’t have a regular ISP, there are still ways to go online. Here’s how to get W-Fi without an internet service provider.
Here’s how to get W-Fi without an internet service provider.
- Mobile Hotspot.
- Tether Your Smartphone or Tablet.
- Find Public Wi-Fi.
- Wi-Fi USB Dongle.
- Share Someone’s Internet.
Do I still need a landline phone?
So, if your landline is older, your reasoning is sound. If your phone line is newer, though, it’s not so simple. These lines transmit phone service over the same cables and wires used for the home’s internet connection. To work, a VoIP line needs to be plugged directly into the household’s internet gateway device.
Do I have to have a phone line for broadband?
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.