Adapter Before you move to our fibre landline service as part of this migration, we’ll let you know in writing around three months before the migration takes place in your area. Our letter will provide more details on why this is happening.
Around 3 weeks before the migration, you'll receive an email and a text with further info on how to order your adapter. Once you have the adapter, you can use it to plug your phone into your hub.
Router Plugin Port Once the landline cable has been attached to the adapter, you’ll need to plug this into the first grey on your hub (also known as RJ11).
Please don’t plug the adapter into the yellow ports, these are only for ethernet (RJ45) connections. You must ensure that you plug your landline with the adapter into port 1, which will be the top one.
Handset compatibility Any corded or cordless landline handset should work with our adapter, with the small exception of a few much older models. If your handset wasn’t working previously via a wall socket and doesn't work when connected to your hub with the adapter, this is an issue with the handset and we would advise trying a different model in the first instance.
If you have multiple portable DECT handsets in the home then you will only need to connect the master handset into your hub with the adapter, meaning it needs to be located near the hub.
If you have multiple handsets that aren’t portable and connect to extension sockets in your home then you may need a technician visit to make some in-home wiring changes.
Broadband service Your landline & broadband services run on separate channels, so having both running through your hub won’t impact the quality of your broadband service.
Hi amber, did you find an answer to your question? I have a friend who was just switched to this new system and they are being asked to pay to have their extensions set up by a technician even though the change is being forced upon them. That seems very unreasonable to me.
I have a similar issue to Ambey. My home phone system has several Virgin Media sockets around the house which are fed directly from a cable coming from the outside box. The main socket fed by this external cable is nowhere near my Router. How will I get these sockets working after switchover?