Now, though, BT’s standard and full-fibre package come without line rental. This means you won’t have to pay for a phone line.
However, TalkTalk broadband packages still come with a telephone line, so you will need to fork out for line rental too.
What is TalkTalk monthly allowance
You can set a monthly allowance in My Account to avoid running up a large bill.
When you join us or change your TalkTalk plan, we’ll automatically set your monthly allowance to £100.
This means you won’t exceed your limit when making calls or TV purchases outside of what’s included in your plan or Boosts.
What happens when TalkTalk contract ends
What happens when you don’t renew your contract. At the end of your contract your services will continue and will be charged at the rate as detailed within your email from us.
The price stated doesn’t include any additional services you may have, such as TalkTalk TV, calling boosts or security.
Can you end TalkTalk contract early
TalkTalk’s broadband contracts are usually 18 months long. However, If you are adamant about leaving TalkTalk, you can pay an exit fee to leave early; the size of this fee varies according to the package you have, but works out at roughly a tenner for every month left on your contract.
Who is better BT or TalkTalk
Winner: Draw – TalkTalk speeds are more reliable at entry-level superfast but BT have the edge on faster deals.
BT offer advertised broadband speeds of 10Mb, 36Mb, 50Mb, 67Mb, 100Mb, 500Mb and 900Mb while TalkTalk offer 11Mb, 38Mb, 67Mb, 145Mb, 290Mb and 550Mb.
Does TalkTalk router have a built in modem
The Wi-Fi Hub comes with a built-in ADSL/VDSL modem that’s preconfigured to connect to TalkTalk but it also offers an Ethernet socket for an external WAN connection, so if you’re with a different ISP you can use it in partnership with a standalone modem, or simply hang it off your existing router.
Can I freeze my TalkTalk account
TalkTalk do not offer suspension of service for set periods. You have to weigh up the cost of paying for the time you are going to be away against the early termination charges if you are still within you contract period.
Can I leave TalkTalk without penalty
If you’re out of contract you can leave penalty-free anyway. TalkTalk customers who are no longer in their initial contract term (typically 12-18 months) can walk away without penalty.
Usually it’s 30 days’ notice to leave, but if switching it usually allows you to go once it’s had the request from the new provider.
Is TalkTalk WIFI fast
Option 3 – TalkTalk Fibre 65 Over 6x faster than standard broadband, TalkTalk Fibre 65 has an average download speed of 67Mbps.
It comes with a smart ‘Wi-Fi Hub Black’ router to offer you the best Wi-Fi signal around your home.
Does TalkTalk affect credit score
Plusnet and Now Broadband don’t carry out credit checks. So, if you’ve got bad credit and want home broadband, they’re a good bet.
TalkTalk, Virgin Media, Sky and BT all check your credit rating before accepting you as a customer and will likely all use different rating criteria.
Is TalkTalk WIFI better than Sky
TalkTalk wins here by offering a faster fibre speed than Sky, and a faster Ultrafast package – where available.
What happens if I cancel my direct debit with TalkTalk
When you cancel your direct debit with TalkTalk, you will not be charged a cancellation fee, but you will be charged for the usage of the service so far.
To cancel your debit, you have to call the company support and have your problem attended to.
Do TalkTalk use Openreach
TalkTalk. TalkTalk also runs on the Openreach network, which allows it to offer its own Superfast Fibre package with similar average speeds of 67Mbps.
TalkTalk is known for its competitive pricing, and regularly has some market-leading fibre broadband deals.
Is TalkTalk super router any good
It may not have some of the useful features of third-party routers we’ve seen, such as guest networks, but Talk Talk’s Super Router has seriously impressive performance on 802.11n 5GHz and 802.11ac modes.
Unless you want fancier features or more fine control over your network, you shouldn’t be in a hurry to upgrade.
Why is my TalkTalk router flashing orange and white
A flashing orange and white light on your TalkTalk box means it’s trying to connect to the internet.
If your router continually blinks orange and white, then you have a connection problem.
Is TalkTalk Fibre really Fibre
In the UK, TalkTalk now offers full fibre broadband from £32 per month on their Full Fibre (FTTP) service.
Making use of a fibre optic connection all the way into your home, it can deliver faster download speeds of up to 900Mbps.
You’ll also benefit from a more reliable connection and an inclusive Amazon eero router.
Do you need a telephone line for broadband
In most cases, you need an active phone line to get standard ADSL broadband along copper phone wires, or fibre broadband into your home.
The reason most broadband services require line rental is that your broadband and phone share the same phone line.
Are 0330 calls free from a landline
The main advantage of using an 0330 number is the cost. The number costs exactly the same as if you were calling a normal landline number to a home or business for example.
Therefore you will be charged the same amount as the usual national or local numbers that start with the area codes ’02’ and ’01’.
Is TalkTalk Supersafe boost free
It’s included on all TalkTalk home broadband and home phone packages at no extra cost, but you’ll need to dial 1472 to switch it on.
Do I need to tell my broadband provider I am switching
Once you’ve contacted your new provider to begin the switching process, both your new provider and old provider must both send you a letter to inform you of the switch.
The letter from your old provider must include details of: the services which will be switched; any services which are not affected; and.
Is an 0300 number free from a mobile
The cost of calling 0300 numbers is the same as calling a standard landline number, be it from a landline or mobile.
Can I cancel broadband if not working
In general, yes. If you decide to cancel your broadband before your minimum term is up, you’ll usually need to pay an exit fee.
What you’ll pay depends on the provider. But it’ll typically involve paying off the remaining months of your contract, plus the cost of any equipment provided, such as a router.
What is the charge for 0345 numbers from a landline
Many organisations use 03 numbers as an alternative to more expensive 08 numbers. For example, many public sector bodies have moved from 0845 numbers to 0345.
Calls cost no more than calls to geographic numbers (01 or 02). Calls from landlines are typically charged up to 16p per minute.
Are 0333 numbers free from mobiles
Calling an 0333 number from a mobile is the same as calling any other 01 or 02 landline number.
The charges will be exactly the same and with the majority of service providers offering tariffs that include monthly minutes as part of their package, you won’t have to pay anything on top of your contract.
How long before my broadband contract ends Can I switch
You can switch your broadband contract whenever you like. However, if your existing contract has a minimum term and you’re still within that period, you’ll likely have to pay an early exit charge.
What can I do with my old router UK
Recycle your old router You can use a site like Recycle Now to find your nearest electrical recycling centre, who’ll be happy to take any old router off your hands.
Check out their site to find an electrical recycling centre near you.
Can I cancel an online purchase
If you want to back out of an online purchase, the first thing to do is check the company’s cancellation policy, which you can usually find on the order page.
Many companies, like Amazon, let you cancel an order if it hasn’t shipped yet, while others require you to cancel within an hour of ordering.
What do 0333 numbers cost
Information on calling 0333 numbers 0333 numbers are charged at the same rate as to any landline.
This is the same for all 03 numbers, as regulated by Ofcom – and is true regardless of whatever method you use to call up.
How do I fix the orange light on my router
Simply unplug your router from its power source, leave it for about 15-20 seconds, and then plug it back into power.
If the orange light turns white, it means you fixed your problem.
Should I press the reset button on my router
So when should you press the Reset button? We suggest only pressing the Reset button if you wish to clear your device of all configurations (intentionally) or if you cannot recover your network password (in the case of routers) and have attempted all other methods of troubleshooting.