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How to set up your Internet, TV and home phone connection

Landline and broadband

  • A home phone is called a "landline" in the UK.
  • An Internet connection is often called "broadband".

Home phone and Internet providers

Most Internet providers will offer an "obligatory" landline together with the broadband package - which is the equivalent of a minimum charge of roughly £20 per month to get a phone and Internet connection.

Fibre is not available everywhere in London, contrary to what one could believe.

Internet speeds vary depending on your address. You can check the speed on your street here:

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