Do I Have To Use BT For A New Phone Line?

How much is BT line rental per month?

There are two ways to pay BT line rental: Pay monthly for £20.20 a month.

If you have a broadband and calls package this will be included in your package price.

Pay £22.20 a month (or £2 extra if part of your broadband & calls package)..

How long does it take to install a phone line?

How long will it take to get a new phone line installed? The delay between choosing a broadband provider and getting your broadband and phone activated is typically 2-3 weeks.

How long does it take to get a BT line connected?

2 weeksIf 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. Existing customer? If you’re moving home it may take us up to 2 weeks – occasionally longer – so please contact us when you know the date.

How much do bt charge to install a phone line?

Free installation with BT Infinity or £30 when taking out basic broadband. Otherwise £60 to activate an existing line or £140 to install a new line. Those on BT’s social tariff who need a new line shouldn’t have to pay anything unless there are “exceptional circumstances”.

How do I check a BT phone line?

You can also run this test automatically over the phone. Just call 0800 800 151 and quote ‘Landline fault’ when asked how we can help you today. Make sure you phone from a different number so that we can test your line whilst you’re on the phone to us.

Do you need a phone line for broadband?

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.