Can I Move My Telephone Master Socket?

Is it illegal to move 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..

How much do bt charge to move a phone line?

Transfers from BT, their resellers or LLUs are free, restarting a stopped BT line is also free. Installing a new line or restarting an LLU line costs £49.99. Transfers from other BT resellers are free. A new line, or moving from an LLU will cost £60, although promotional discounts are often available.

Does BT replace old master socket?

The Master Socket belongs to BT, ergo the replacement is free”. But if you just ask for a Master Socket replacement it will cost you £99.

How much does BT charge to move a 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.

Can I plug router into extension socket?

Telephone Extension Socket Installation You could just have a standard telephone extension socket installed that would allow you plug your router into a new location. … This means that if you’re to connect your internet router into the telephone extension it will not connect to the internet.

Who is responsible for master phone socket?

OpenreachOpenreach are responsible for everything up to the master socket. That includes the master socket itself, but the removeable faceplate seems open to debate. However, if the line is damaged within the boundary of the property, then Openreach may charge you to fix it.

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.

Will Sky move my master socket?

As @daveNOS has mentioned, 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.

Does Sky router have to be connected to master socket?

It doesn’t have to be in the master socket, but Ideally it should be as you will get the best speed there. You will generally lose speed at the extensions.

Do I need a BT master socket?

You do not need a master socket as such, but it helps to improve speed. The fact that Openreach could not get it to work, would mean that the commissioning test would have failed, and service would not been shown as active, as the test has to be done, and the results uploaded to the BT server, for this to happen.