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TalkTalk Fibre 65 broadband

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TalkTalk's top FTTC fibre-optic broadband clocks in at an average 67Mbps. Here's everything you need to know about the package.

Key features

Broadband type

Fibre - FTTC (fibre-to-the-cabinet)

Packages available

Broadband only, broadband and phone, broadband and TV

Router

WiFi Hub Black

Contract length

18 months

Download speed (average)

67Mbps

Upload speed (average)

17Mbps

What’s included with TalkTalk’s Fibre 65 broadband?

TalkTalk Fibre 65 comes with TalkTalk’s own WiFi Hub Black. This isn’t the same as the cutting edge router which TalkTalk’s full fibre customers get. However, it features seven antennae, four gigabit Ethernet ports, basic security features and dual band Wi-Fi technology.

You’ll also get HomeSafe, which includes parental controls with filters and timers for specific devices. It also comes with SuperSafe antimalware software and PhoneSafe to prevent scam calls on your landline.

Where is TalkTalk Fibre 65 available?

Because TalkTalk 65 uses fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) technology on the Openreach network, it is widely available across the UK. Fibre cables run to your nearest street cabinet, while the journey into your home is completed via copper wiring.

You can see if TalkTalk Fibre 65 is available where you live by using the MoneySuperMarket broadband postcode checker.

Do I need a phone line for TalkTalk Fibre 65?

Yes. In order to get TalkTalk Fibre 65, you’ll need a phone line. That’s because it’s a FTTC service, completing the journey into your home over a copper phone line.

You don’t, however, need to set up a landline phone if you don’t want to.

Don’t worry – you won’t be charged extra. It’s all included in TalkTalk’s reasonable prices.

How does TalkTalk Fibre 65 compare?

Broadband type

Router

Download speed

Upload speed

TalkTalk Fast Broadband

ADSL

WiFi Hub Black

11Mbps

1Mbps

TalkTalk Fibre 35

Fibre - FTTC

WiFi Hub Black

38Mbps

9Mbps

TalkTalk Fibre 65

Fibre - FTTC

WiFi Hub Black

67Mbps

17Mbps

TalkTalk Full Fibre

Fibre - FTTP

Amazon eero 6 or Amazon eero 6 pro

150Mbps, 500Mbps, 900Mbps

30Mbps, 72Mbps, 110Mbps

How fast is TalkTalk Fibre 65?

TalkTalk Fibre 65 has a top average speed of 67Mbps. This is more than enough for most modern homes that like to stream video, browse the web and use social media simultaneously.

Download limits

There are no download limits with TalkTalk Fibre 65, meaning you can download games, stream music and video and while away time on your tablet without any nasty slowdowns.

What type of broadband is Fibre 65?

TalkTalk Fibre 65 is a fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) broadband. That means that it offers fibre optic service to your nearest street cabinet before a phone line completes the last leg. This means it’s widely available across the UK.

Is Fibre 65 any good?

TalkTalk Fibre 65 is excellent value, offering great speeds for a low price. However, TalkTalk often rates badly for customer service with Ofcom, so it may be worth checking out customer reviews before signing up.

For a complete look at the service, see our full TalkTalk broadband review.

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