Is VDSL a BT Infinity?
BT Infinity uses an FTTC setup, with fibre connections running to a junction box that will be on, or very close to, the street where you live. The final stage, running from the junction box to your home, uses a VDSL connection over existing copper phone lines.
Is BT fibre a VDSL?
The fibre terminates in a new roadside cabinet containing a DSLAM, from where the final connection to the customer uses VDSL2 technology.
Can I use different router with BT?
No, the Hub needs to be specially designed to work with Fibre so you can only use the BT Smart Hub or the BT Home Hub 5, Hub 4, Hub 3 or the earlier BT Infinity Hub. The Hub 3 and Hub 4 also need to have an Openreach modem that was fitted by an engineer.
What is the best modem for VDSL?
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Can you use your own router with BT Infinity?
Yes, you can use almost any wireless router.
Is VDSL and FTTC the same?
VDSL is FTTC. VDSL is a term made up by Openreach, it stands for Veryfast Digital Subscriber Line. No other Network Provider or ISP uses the abbreviation because really there’s no such thing.
Is VDSL the same as FTTP?
~ What is FTTP (Fibre to the Premises) Broadband? FTTP is a true fibre Internet service. With FTTP your internet service is delivered over fibre optic cable all the way between your home and the exchange. Unlike ADSL/VDSL/FTTC, your ‘broadband’ connection isn’t presented over the telephony copper pair at all.
What router does BT fibre use?
A BT Infinity Router is designed to be used with Fibre Broadband via an Openreach Modem.
Can I use a third party router with BT?
Re: Using a 3rd party Router BT doesn’t require anything specific at all. You just need an appropriate device for the type of service you have. If you have FTTC, you just need a VDSL modem/ router.
Do I need a BT router for BT?
No, there is no obligation to use a BT Home hub. Provided you are opted in to BT Wifi, you are free to use any BT WiFi hotspot, as its included as part of your contract. Many people on this forum use third party routers, I use one.
Does VDSL need a different modem?
Will I need new equipment for Ultra-VDSL? Yes you will! A VDSL connection requires a VDSL-compatible modem/router in the same way that an ADSL connection requires an ADSL-compatible modem/router.
Are all VDSL modems the same?
Both modems have features that set them apart that depend on the type of service you have. For example, if you have VDSL service, you must use the compatible VDSL modem in order to achieve optimal Internet speeds. The primary difference between a VDSL modem and a DSL modem is the connection required.
Can I use a 3rd party router with BT?
Is BT ADSL or VDSL?
Is fibre better than VDSL?
With speeds of 100MBps and up, ultra fast fibre broadband is more reliable and faster than average broadband speeds for ADSL or VDSL. Unlike the copper based network, fibre is not distance sensitive, so there are no connection interruptions or dropping speeds.
Is VDSL good?
VDSL provides a dedicated line and a more reliable internet experience than ADSL, our basic broadband service, and is available today to 80 percent of the country right now.
Does FTTP need VDSL?
For both FTTN and FTTB (Fibre to the Building), the piece of equipment you’ll need is a VDSL2-ready modem router. The router lets you share your nbn™ connection with the household, so you can have multiple users on the same connection.
Can I use my own router with BT fibre?
Yes, as long as it’s compatible with our broadband service.
Can I replace my BT Hub with another router?
Re: Replacing my BT smart hub Fast. Unless you have FTTP, you will need either a modem/router or separate modem.