Does Sky use BT line
SKY use ADSL2+ and ADSL/MAX to provide their broadband products and they all run on BT copper so yes you need a BT phone line for SKY broadband. You do not need a BT line for connecting a SKY box to the phone system, a VM phone line is fine.
Are BT and Openreach the same company
In March 2017, BT Group plc agreed to make Openreach a separate company, Openreach Limited, with its own staff and management, but with the network assets continuing to be owned by BT plc for land-contract reasons, and with Openreach Limited being wholly owned by BT Group plc, BT plc’s parent holding company.
Who uses BT Openreach
Openreach is a huge division of BT, or British Telecommunications PLC, now known as BT Group. BT Openreach was established in 2006, owns the telecommunications pipework and phone cables in the UK, and employs 32,000 people.
Does BT Fibre use phone line
Fibre cables run from the exchange to the cabinet on your street, which then connects to your home via the ol’ copper phone line. This is the kind of fibre broadband you’ll get from Openreach-based providers, including BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Plusnet, Vodafone, and EE.
Which is better broadband Sky or BT
Winner: Sky’s fibre broadband plans are cheaper than BT’s.
It’s worth noting that BT’s mid tier package, BT Superfast Fibre, is considerably faster than BT Superfast Essential yet costs almost the same price. Sky Fibre and Sky Fibre Unlimited are cheaper than BT Superfast Fibre but quite a bit slower.
Do you have to pay BT line rental with Sky
Line rental is included as standard with both BT and Sky products, but BT does offer free weekend calls, whereas Sky does not – you can choose to either pay for the calls you make or pay extra for an inclusive calls package. However you do need BT broadband to get BT TV.
Are EE owned by BT
EE (formerly Everything Everywhere) is a British mobile network operator, internet service provider and a division of BT Group. It is the largest mobile network operator in the UK, with 29.6 million customers and the largest operator of 4G services in Europe.
What company owns BT
BT Group is a holding company; the majority of its businesses and assets are held by its wholly owned subsidiary British Telecommunications plc. BT’s businesses are operated under special government regulation by the British telecoms regulator Ofcom (formerly Oftel).
What does a BT Openreach engineer do
As one of our engineers you could be responsible for building our network, or installing and maintaining broadband for our customers – covering residential customers as well as businesses on behalf of a variety of communication providers.