Here's a link to an article highlighting the effects of BTs announced line rental increases.

Anyone using broadband across our 7 parishes will be affected by these increases as the sole delivery is via Openreach (a BT company) telephone lines.

Makes interesting reading, seeing the increase from 2008 to the current price.

B4RS Community Fibre is planning the removal of this broadband "tax" by providing battery backed telephone services over the fibre optic cable to let you keep your number and use your telephone via B4RS broadband, even in the event of a powercut!