by JP2121
New Member

My broadband is working but not my phone line.

 
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EE Community Support Team

Re: My broadband is working but not my phone line.

Hi @JP2121.

 

Welcome to the EE Community.

 

What is happening with your phone line for it not to work?

 

Do you get a dial tone on your line?

 

Jon

by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: My broadband is working but not my phone line.

Welcome to EE's Home Broadband Forum.

Do you get a dial tone? Does it announce your correct no. when you dial 1470 17070?

 

Have you tried plugging the phone in the hidden test socket?

 

You probably have a "one-leg broken" fault (technically "HR Dis"). A landline consists of 2 wires, both of which are need for voice, but only any 1 for BB. Usually when this happens the BB runs slower than usual.

 

To confirm this Please post your full router stats. For a BrightBox: login and go to Advanced Settings/ System/ (A)DSL Status. Also post 'Time Connected:' from initial Status page. Full router stats are key to any speed & connection issues.

 

It is likely that the break occurs between you & the exchange, but it needs EE to call out BT Openreach to fix it.

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