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Wires coming from telegraph poles ( telephone)

Can anyone help me please.

I have the old fashioned wires coming across my trees in the garden. Are they still active on VM telephone reception ?. Who responsibility are they ?. Do we still need them ?.

 

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Hello

Telephone wires that come from a pole are not Virginmedia they are BT / Openreach, VMs cable come from street box in a channel to front of property.

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hi no all Virgin Media cables are run underground. This would belong to BT and you would need to contact them to remove/disconnect from the pole.

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Thank you for your comments . However: if my tree fell and ripped the wires down ( not in use) . Can I be liable ? What is the legal stance ?.
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As these are not VM equipment the best place to ask these type of questions is with BT / Openreach.

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as said these nothing to do with VM they are BT/Openreach so why ask that question here - you need to be on the BT forum or contacting them

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Thank you DJ shadow will do !
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Re: Wires coming from telegraph poles ( telephone)

Found this on telecom's website: https://community.bt.com/t5/The-Lounge/Dangerous-wires-trailing-from-telegraph-pole-advice-please/m-... 

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