Telephone Exchange
Ballywalter Telephone Exchange

Fibre Enabled

BT Logo Fibre to the Cabinet, Fibre to the Premises & Fibre on Demand services are available to customers connected to the Ballywalter exchange. Most customers can now upgrade from ADSL to fibre internet. Suppliers include BT Superfast Fibre, Plusnet Fibre Broadband, TalkTalk Fast Broadband, John Lewis Broadband & ee Unlimited Fibre Broadband


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County, District or Unitary Authority = Ards and North Down Borough Council.


UK dialling code (STD code) for the Ballywalter exchange is 028


The Ballywalter exchange is in the Bangor (Northern Ireland) group of exchanges.

11 telephone exchanges form this regional grouping.


OSNI Grid Ref: J 62767 68963


Exchange Address

Located at :-
British Telecom,
Telephone Exchange,
Greyabbey Road,
Ballywalter,
NEWTOWNARDS.
BT22 2NY

-> Ards -> Northern Ireland

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Exchange Location



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Openreach Identifer

  • Network identifier code for the exchange is NIBWR

Static IP Address

  • Plusnet offer their broadband customers the option of a "Static IP Address" for a one off charge of just £5. Make reliable VoIP calls, run a server, host a website or monitor CCTV remotely with a "Static IP Address" from Plusnet

Fibre To The Cabinet

  • The exchange provides fibre services.

21CN WBC

  • This exchange has not been 21CN WBC enabled

ADSL Max

  • The exchange has been enabled for ADSL Max since March 2006

ADSL

  • The telephone exchange in Ards was enabled for ADSL in September 2004

Ofcom Classification

  • The BT exchange, is classified by Ofcom as:- Market 1.

PSTN Network Switch Off In 2025

The first stage Openreach propose to facilitate the retirement of their public switched telephone network (PSTN) is to issue 'Stop Sell' dates for specific telephone exchanges. Once a 'Stop Sell' date has passed, communication providers (CP's) will be unable to order any copper based products if a fibre solution is available at the customer's premises. Accepted fibre solutions include FTTP and SOGEA/SOGFast.

Impacted product and services that will be unavailable beyond a 'Stop Sell' date include WLR3 analogue, ISDN 2, ISDN 30, LLU SMPF, SLU SMPF, Narrowband Line Share and Classic products. Additionally, 'Bandwidth Changes' to FTTC (VDSL2) will not be allowed beyond the 'Stop Sell' date. As an example, customers will be unable to move from 40/10 to 80/20 profiles once the 'Stop Sell' date has passed.

Openreach have identified 298 specific 'FTTP Priority Exchanges' that will be the first to receive 'Stop Sell' notices, see below.

Openreach declared the Ballywalter Exchange, Ards and North Down as a 'FTTP Priority Exchange' and issued a 'Stop Sell' notice effective from Friday 29th April 2022

TalkTalk LLU Services are not available TalkTalk

Sky LLU Services are not available Sky