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Onestream broadband network: what line does it use, and what availability

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Last update: May 29, 2023
Fernando Carrillo
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Onestream network, created in 2018, has since become one of the leading broadband networks in the UK because of its affordable and fast internet. In this guide, the network onestream runs on will be explained. As well as the available speed, the countries it is currently accessible, how to check speed your status, and other information which will aid you as you begin your journey into being a user.

What network does Onestream use?

For those of you wondering what network onestream uses, it uses openreach. Onestream Fibre is comparable to the entry-level fibre services from BT, Sky, and TalkTalk. It implies that while most of the connection uses a fibre network, the final stretch into your home is on Openreach’s ageing copper network.

BT Group's wholly-owned subsidiary, Openreach, is responsible for maintaining the copper and fibre lines that link homes and businesses to phone and broadband service.

Fixed-line phone lines, DSL broadband, and fibre-optic broadband are all services offered by Openreach. Additionally, it offers TV services and performs repairs and installations for more than 590 communication companies. To guarantee that the network's cables can sustain the quickest internet speeds, Openreach also invests in upgrading.

You probably have an Openreach modem (also known as an ONT) installed if you are a onestream customer. You can connect to our FTTP fibre network for broadband and voice services by using this white box, which is connected to a fibre-optic cable that enters your home.

Where is Onestream’s network available?

Onestream's network is available in over 35 countries in North America, South America, EMEA, and APAC. Although, it is predominantly available in the United Kingdom as it was founded there.

How to check the availability of Onestream’s broadband network

To check the broadband onestream in your area, use the Down Detector website. The Down Detector automatically and frequently checks the status of services. Before determining whether onestream's broadband offered in your location is down, you can take the following actions to get your internet back:

  • Restart the router.
  • If the speed of all your devices is slow, try using another device. If not, the issue could not be with your Wi-Fi.
  • Move your router—where you place it greatly impacts how well your Wi-Fi works.
  • To avoid interference, move it away from your phone and other electrical appliances.
  • Devices that do not need internet access should be disconnected.

If, after following these instructions, you are still having problems, visit the Down Detector website.

It cannot guarantee complete correctness, though, as it relies on user-reported concerns because of this. You can check the OneStream Live status to see whether there is a widespread outage and OneStream Live is unavailable or if your issue is unique to you. To let others know the situation, kindly report any problems.

Another way to check your network status is by taking the speed test. Taking the speedtest is straightforward. On your browser, search for onestream speedtest. After doing that, click on the first page that pops up. From there, hit the start button you see, and the test will automatically weigh the strength of your speed.

How fast is Onestream’s network?

Onestream Broadband offers FTTC broadband, which means that its speeds are restricted to 80 Mbps, and it does not have the ultra-fast broadband that some providers have already begun offering.

Onestream offers two average download speeds: 45 Mbps and 67 Mbps.

For daily activities like watching TV online in the evening, listening to music on smart speakers, and working from home, these are both more than adequate.

They fall short of the expanding range of ultrafast speeds, which is something to consider if your household is larger or you rely on quicker connections for business, school, or amusement.

Additionally, while repairs should be simpler, there is now no chance of receiving better speeds because they use Openreach's outdated copper network to make the final leg to your home.

Onestream Fibre 20 has an average upload speed of 1.5 Mbps, Onestream Fibre 55 offers 7.5 Mbps, and Onestream Fibre 80 offers the best upload speed, averaging 17.5 Mbps. In general, upload speeds are less important to most people than download speeds, but they are helpful if you routinely use video calling, play multiplayer games online, watch live streaming video, or frequently upload documents.

Onestream provides its broadband packages with various contract periods, with prices that can differ significantly even for the same speed. Twelve, eighteen, or twenty-four months are offered to customers. However, there is no choice for a one-month contract.

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Fernando CarrilloRoams
Actualizado por Fernando Carrillo

Fernando estudió Administración, Publicidad y Relaciones Públicas. Con más de dos años de experiencia en Roams, Fernando es experto en el asesoramiento sobre telefonía, tarifas de móvil e internet. Además, también es especialista en canales de televisión y las distintas ofertas que tienen los operadores con tv.

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Edited and revised por Nadia Pérez