Telephone Query

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So on Friday i tried to use my telephone and there was no dial tone.

I have 2 lines coming into my house and all 3 have no dial tones, Contacted my telephone company they told me they haven't placed any block or barres etc. But all my broadband connections still work fine. BT openreach said there is no faults.

What next!!! Any phone engineers on here :p

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    lightening storm the other night ??

    maybe the adsl spiltters that plug in the sockets are fried ?

    try the phone direct in the sockets ??
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  • yea tried test sockets, tried different phones and different filters.

    Guess ill need to wait till monday :(
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    pcombo wrote: »
    So on Friday i tried to use my telephone and there was no dial tone.

    I have 2 lines coming into my house and all 3 have no dial tones, Contacted my telephone company they told me they haven't placed any block or barres etc. But all my broadband connections still work fine. BT openreach said there is no faults.

    What next!!! Any phone engineers on here :p

    ??? Please explain.
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  • macman wrote: »
    ??? Please explain.

    Well the physical line that comes into the house is capable of running 2 lines i.e 2 different numbers.

    theres 4 sets or wires, 2 for each box.

    I have 2 physical lines but only 3 are connected up.

    But for some reason all dial tones are not there since friday, but the broadband and incoming calls are working.
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    It's not uncommon for broadband to carry on working when dial tone is absent.

    Report the fault(s).
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