Can you move a BT junction box?
Re: Moving BT junction box If the junction box is where the external cable enters the house, only Openreach will be able to completely remove it and re-locate it to another position as it will involve replacing the external cable to the new location.
How do I extend my phone line to another room?
It’s not hard to extend a line from an existing phone jack to a new one in another room. Simply unscrew the existing jack from the wall, and attach the color-coded wires for the new cable to the matching terminals. Then run the cable to the new jack and attach the matching wires to it.
How much does it cost to move a telephone socket?
The cost will be in the region of £130. If you call out an Independent Telephone Engineer some will be reluctant to touch the main telephone socket as this is down to Openreach to maintain.
How do I get my BT phone line moved?
Yes, you can, To take your rented phone with you when you move house, just contact one of our customer advisors on 0800 800 150 (Monday to Saturday, 08:00 – 20:00) to transfer the account over to your new address.
Can I use a BT master socket as an extension?
You can run a normal internal extension yourself, but if you wanted the master socket moved, you would have to pay for it. You would have to ask BT for a socket move, or internal shift.
How much does it cost to get a BT socket moved?
For all BT customers you can dial 150 to call the Sales Department and book an appointment to move the master socket. The cost will be in the region of £130. If you call out an Independent Telephone Engineer some will be reluctant to touch the main telephone socket as this is down to Openreach to maintain.
Can a telephone engineer move a master socket?
You could move the Master Socket but get things wrong and BT will charge you to reinstate the wiring. Therefore, work should be completed by an experienced telephone engineer. Master Socket Test Plate The correct way of wiring a Master Socket (or as BT call it an NTE 5) is for your telephone line to electrically connect to it first.
What’s the best way to move a master socket?
Trailing wires present a trip hazard and will wear through if positioned under carpet, therefore best to move master socket to a more practical position. An ideal solution is to move Master Socket to the lounge – close to the TV. The Broadband Router connects to the telephone line, Ethernet leads connect the hub to your Sky TV Box or X-Box.
Where is the master telephone socket in a house?
Your main telephone point may not be in an ideal location. In some houses I’ve been to, the Master telephone socket is in the hallway and not next to an electrical socket. This is impractical when it comes to plugging in a router, hub or cordless phone.
Can a BT master socket be moved to another location?
Yes..! I have seen master sockets installed in various strange places. BT engineer London can move any socket to any location you require. If your master socket is in the wrong place, we can move it. you don’t have to put up with. the master socket needs to go at this point“.