Does Virgin Media Include Line Rental?

Do I need a landline anymore?

Most locations in the UK will be able to get broadband with no phone line, however, it will depend on which type of broadband connection you have.

Since ADSL broadband is delivered via a phone line, you’ll need a landline in order to access the internet, even if you don’t want or need one for calls..

Can I just unplug my landline phone?

Even if your landline is included in your broadband, you still might save money by unplugging the phone – as well as putting an end to random nuisance calls. … To ditch the landline and save money, start by checking whether you are still paying for a call package.

Is a phone line required for Internet?

You don’t need a phone line in order to get Internet service. In fact, most cable companies offer Internet service by hooking up the coaxial cable line to a special cable modem. … Additionally, if your computer is capable of receiving a wireless signal, you can hook the cable modem to a wireless router.

Do I need line rental with Virgin Media?

Virgin Media broadband Virgin Media ( is the only major provider in the UK able to offer broadband that doesn’t need a phone line. Since it has its own fibre network separate from BT’s, it can bring a broadband connection to your home directly – completely eliminating the need for a landline.

Has Virgin stopped line rental saver?

Unfortunately the cable operator has now quietly stopped offering LRS to new customers, although VM’s website does say that the discount is still “available to existing customers renewing an existing line rental saver plan” (here). …

Does Virgin install phone lines?

For Virgin Phone we’ll either install a standard phone socket to connect to, or in some areas you may connect your home phone directly to our Hub 3. For Virgin Broadband, we’ll then run cable from the wall point to your new Hub.

Does Virgin use BT phone lines?

Virgin do not use any BT infrastructure, so this will not affect your current phone service as this line is not used by Virgin. The only issue you will have is if you re-join BT (or any other company that uses a BT line) you will have to pay you new provider to have it re-installed.

Can I cancel my landline and still have Internet?

Can I keep my internet if I cancel my landline service? No, of course not. Your broadband is delivered through your landline. You can of course cancel the landline and start a new mobile internet connection with another provider, but it will cost more and be slower.

Can I just have TV from Virgin?

Mix TV is the package you get if you just sign up for Virgin Media TV. So no phone line, no broadband, just telly. All this arrives via the Virgin TiVo box, which allows you to pause, rewind and record. … There’s also the option to pay extra for Virgin’s bigger, better V6 box.

Do Virgin Media prices include line rental?

(1) Prices include line rental where packages include home phone. No changes are being made to call costs, call packages or TV add-ons. Virgin Mobile customers, who saw prices increase by up to £39/year in July, are also unaffected.

Can I cancel my phone line with Virgin?

If you need to talk to us give our team a call on 150 from your Virgin Media phone or mobile, or 0345 454 1111 * from any other phone. *For details about how much it costs to call our team from a Virgin Media home phone, visit

What phone line does virgin use?

Virgin runs on its own exclusive network, whereas BT operates over the widely used Openreach network, but whatever package you currently have – broadband, TV or phone – switching between the two need not be a hassle.

Can you get internet without a provider?

Public WiFi (With a VPN!) These are great options to access WiFi without an internet provider. Some people can even access them from inside their homes! … There are also networks of private WiFi hotspots that offer premium prepaid internet access that’s much cheaper than using mobile data.

What is BT line rental saver?

Learn more about BT Line Rental Saver, where you pay 12 monthly payments of line rental in advance, at a discounted price to the standard monthly price.

How much is BT line rental saver?

Its monthly line rental costs £16.40/month. What does BT say? A spokesperson for BT says: “Customers who take Line Rental Saver can save £20.40 a year against BT standard line rental.