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  1. andrew8902

    Extending the broadband from the Openreach 5C master socket

    Hello. I have a BT openreach master socket (new type with built in filter) and I want to extend the broadband about 3m away and hide the cable in the wall. How can I connect the cable from the FILTERED part of the master socket as I do not want to use a filter at the new point? I want to use a...
  2. S

    UK BT Telephone and Broadband

    Hi. Since the bad weather yesterday evening, we lost both telephone (i.e. no dial tone), and broadband. The cable comes up the wall outside, into a plastic box which serves both ourselves and our neighbour. 2 wires are connected inside the box, which goes through the wall to our BT Openreach...
  3. R

    Electricity/Water and Broadband cable to shed

    Hi, I have got amour covered electricity and Broadband cable ready to be buried in the garden to run supply to my shed. And I am going to run water up there as well. My plumber said I need 25mm water MDPE pipe. So I thought it would be good to get threes times the amount and use as...
  4. P

    Worst broadband providers

    I see Talktalk have beennamed as worst broadband provider for the second year running. I was with them for quite a few years, but left when they upped their prices and then lost all the data. Mind you, I've made some very nice Asian friends because of it, they phone me quite often to help me...
  5. A

    Broadband to garden office: a tale of moving master BT sockets, WiFi woes and long ethernet cables

    Hi Everyone, First post for me, I've not been able to find out a solution to my problems so hoping someone can help me here. I've added a few photos and drawings to help with my explanation below: The phone line coming into the house in a rather bizarre location - an upstairs bedroom (see...
  6. E

    Telephone Line Question

    Not sure if this is in the correct section Hopefully someone can help me with this one So recently rewired a house and included was some additional telephone points. All cables installed correctly away from mains cables The telephone points are wired in cat 5e There are two slave points and...
  7. O

    BT Broadband and Network dropping out..

    Over the last couple of days our internet connection and rather bizarrely, the internal connections to al our devices seem to drop out/lock out. I've been running both the 2.4 ghz and the 5 ghz wifi and I have just turned off the 5 ghz to see if this helps. We also have a number of powerline...
  8. N

    Solar iBoost Problem

    This could prove a head scratcher. A few days ago I installed, at home, a Solar iBoost and I must say with my 3.92 South facing array it appears to work well. BUT, there is a problem and I wonder if any of you have come across one similar. The day I installed it was a very wet one. Soon after...
  9. J

    SKY Customer Services

    I've been signed up with SKY for the past 11 months, I get my phone line, TV & broadband through them. When I took out the package they promised me the world and were very helpful but after about a month my broadband speeds slowed down to less than 1 Mbps. I emailed them and they said it's...
  10. B

    Telephone points etc

    How many of you guys take on work wiring phone points an the like? Recently I have been asked to do this sort of work. I mean wiring a new phone point extension is simply enough but what about when it comes to fault finding, upgrading junction boxes to master sockets etc? Should sparks really be...
  11. 7

    please help telephone and broadband new build annix wiring

    Hello there Currently first fixing a small annix building basically customer is having this annix built in the garden and is requiring 2 BT telephone points and would like to be able to use internet broadband from both points. My question is do I run a telephone cable from existing house to new...
  12. R

    Domestic Telephone Slave help

    Good evening chaps, ran a slave socket off the master telephone point using contacts 3 and 5 as i always do, the slave socket will ring from an incoming call and has dial tone but will not make or answer a call. I am thinking maybe i need to connect terminal 2 as well but just after some...
  13. L

    Using a landline to control the heating system.

    Hi All, I've had a request from a customer who is 'remodeling' his house and wants to be able to remotely control the heating from his mobile to a LANDLINE connection, now it has to be a landline as the house is is a 'dead zone' for mobiles. I've seen a couple of systems on the net but these...
  14. L

    Problem with phone extension

    Hi All, Not sure if this is the right forum for this post as it's for a phone. The issue is as follows. Cust asked us to move his master socket to the incoming BT line as someone previous had put it in the middle of the chain of 4 sockets. All was well and we have a dial tone on ALL sockets...
  15. G

    Domestic telephone connection..

    Had to swop out an old BT master box today.. but found that the colour coding of the incoming cores differs to modern cable.. the master plate appeared to have 3 connectors marked A,B, and C. Only the the A & B connectors had cores to them.. A=orange (solid colour) B=white (solid colour)...
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