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TalkTalk wholesale broadband service

In addition to BT as a backhaul, we also have wholesale interconnects to TalkTalk. This is an alternative carrier network using their own backhaul connections (i.e. links across the country) to connect us to their equipment in telephone exchanges. The wiring from the exchange to your premises is still BT, but using an alternative carrier provides a level of redundancy - i.e. it is not likely that both BT and TalkTalk will have problems at the same time.

ADSL Features using Talk Talk back-haul

Installation£50.00Normal install price of new service where there is no existing broadband on the line.
Monthly (line only)£12.20 pcmMonthly cost for (broadband) line only, applicable when this is an extra line on the same site on our older units based tariff.
Monthly (2 units)£20.00 pcmMonthly cost with the minimum 2 units per month of usage allowance on our older units based tariff.
Daytime usage
(units tariff)
GB/unitDaytime period (9am-6pm Mon-Fri except hols) usage is GB/unit.
Evening/weekend/holiday is 50GB/unit
TechnologyADSL2+ADSL2+ is the newer broadband protocol allowing higher speeds that ADSL1. The exact speed depends on line length and quality. Use the line checker to confirm likely speeds for your line.
MigrationFREENormal migration price applies.


Annex-M£12.00 pcmAnnex-M (higher upload rate available).


Marketing statement: The speed of the service depends on the distance from the exchange to your premises, the type and quality of cable, may depend on other factors such as local radio interference, and can change over time. Use the availability checker to get a forecast of the speed for your specific location.

Warning: The speed estimate is usually quite good, but this is an estimate and is also very much outside our control. In general lines get close to or more than the forecast. If we can identify that there is a fault causing a lower than expected speed we will work to rectify that fault. However, simply having a lower speed than you would like is not always a fault.

Technical statement: ADSL2+ technology can allow download speeds up to 24Mb/s. This equates to around 21Mb/s of IP throughput, under ideal conditions.


You can change from BT lines to TalkTalk. Use the normal broadband order form to request an upgrade.

Usage tariffs

We offer a range of tariffs, including packages for home users (Home::1) which allow usage from 200GB per month. You can change tariff any time you want at no cost, taking effect from your next billing month. If you do not use all of your quota in a billing month, half of the unused about is added to the next month as a quota bonus.

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