Problem with cabling of landline phone sockets with modern broadband router technology
In my home I have a landline phone system installed by BT many years ago. The main phone cable enters into the house and my home is wired to provide extension landline phone sockets on the wall of pretty much every room. So for many years I've been able to plug in landline phones everywhere.
A few years ago I signed up to BT based broadband service using an internet router plugged into the "master socket" giving me internet connection around the house in addition to continuing to obtain landline phone service through all the wired extension sockets.
Today I was speaking to my internet provider about upgrading to latest "full fibre" service, but suddenly a serious problem was flagged concerning use of my array of phone sockets. Apparently the latest technology has changed and landline phones now are plugged directly in through the internet router. I'm told this means all my extension phone sockets around the house will all cease to work. I gather that to continue to use my many phone sockets around the house I will need to obtain some gadget they referred to as a "base-station" together with appropriate cabling to re-connect all my phone sockets. Unfortunately my internet provider does not offer this service.
Can someone please clarify the situation as to my being able to continue to use my many phone sockets around the house with a new technology router. Will all my phone cabling have to be ripped out and replaced or is there any way in which I can continue to use the existing phone socket cabling?
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