Quick Answer: Can I Move My BT Phone Line?

Can I move a BT master socket?

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.

This installation by Openreach shows a situation you don’t have to put up with.

Drilled through the wall and installed the socket in a more acceptable location..

Do you need a BT line for Sky?

SKY use ADSL2+ and ADSL/MAX to provide their broadband products and they all run on BT copper so yes you need a BT phone line for SKY broadband. You do not need a BT line for connecting a SKY box to the phone system, a VM phone line is fine.

How much does it cost to move a BT master socket?

If you ask Openreach to move the BT master socket, they will charge somewhere around £150. You may have to wait a fair while for the work to be done. It’s not worth the wait, cost, or hassle.

How much does it cost to move a BT phone line?

BT Basic customers can spread the cost over 12 months. £30 for a new line or reconnecting line. No charge for switching from an LLU provider. Free to start a stopped line, or transfer an active line from another provider.

Can I move my BT phone number?

If you are an existing BT customer, it may be possible to take your number with you when you move. Customers coming back to BT may also be able to keep their current number. To transfer your existing BT account from your old address to your new one, click here.

How much does it cost to have an extra phone socket?

You can order up to five extra sockets at one time. How much do extra copper phone sockets cost*? There’s technician call out fee of $92 plus an additional fee for each socket. The additional fee depends on how hard the installation is.

How much is UK line rental?

The price of line rental varies from one broadband provider to the next. You can typically expect to pay somewhere between £12 and £20. Always compare the full prices, to make sure you’re getting the right deal.

Can you have 2 BT master sockets?

You can only have one master socket ( the newer type is the one with a removable front plate) and all other telephone points should radiate out from there.

Do I have to use master socket for broadband?

Master socket with two sockets You must always plug your Hub into the broadband connection on your master socket. If you plug it into a phone socket or extension, it just won’t work.

How do I move my phone line to another room?

Hi Robert, 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 install a BT landline?

If you are ordering a BT Phone package, you may have to pay a connection charge but we’ll let you know when you order. There is usually a £70 fee for activating an existing line that is provided by BT or another provider, and a £140 fee for installing a new line.

Can Sky move my phone socket?

Sky can arrange a master socket relocate for you. However, there are some things to consider: It’s recommended that the homeowner be present to discuss the location of the socket with the engineer. Although you’ll book a visit with Sky, the work will be completed by an Openreach engineer.

How much does it cost to have a phone line moved?

Standard relocation to an existing line: $59 for the first service and $59 for each additional service connected at the same time. Relocation which requires a technician visit: $125; and $75.50 for each additional service connected at the same time.

Who can move my telephone point?

Use an Experienced Telephone Engineer You could move the Master Socket yourself however if you get things wrong BT will charge you to reinstate the wiring. Therefore, work should be completed by an experienced telephone engineer. The NTE 5 needs to be connected before any of your own extension wiring.

How much is BT Basic line rental?

The monthly line rental only costs £5.16 (including VAT) a month. As well as getting free weekend calls (up to sixty minutes duration) to 0845 and 0870 numbers, it comes with a call allowance of £1.50 and a £10 monthly price cap. If you would like to add broadband to a BT Basic line, the total cost of this is £10.07.