Telephone Exchange
Bearsted Telephone Exchange

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Local Authorities = Maidstone Borough Council & Kent County Council


UK area dialling code (STD code) for the Bearsted exchange is 01622

International dialling code for the Bearsted exchange is +44 1622 or 0044 1622


The Bearsted exchange is in the Maidstone group of exchanges.

15 telephone exchanges form this regional grouping.


Bearsted


Exchange Address

Located at :-
British Telecom,
Telephone Exchange,
Forge Lane,
MAIDSTONE.
ME14 4DT

Bearsted -> Kent -> South East

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Openreach Identifer

  • Network identifier code for the Bearsted exchange is NDBEA

Your LLU Services

 Telephone Exchange, Bearsted (NDBEA) has been unbundled by TalkTalk

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 Bearsted exchange provides fibre services.

21CN WBC

  • This exchange has not been 21CN WBC enabled

ADSL Max

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

ADSL

  • The Bearsted telephone exchange in Kent was enabled for ADSL in February 2001

Ofcom Classification

  • The BT exchange, Bearsted is classified by Ofcom as:- Market 2.

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.

Openreach have identified 384 specific 'FTTP Priority Exchanges' that will be the first to receive 'Stop Sell' notices, see below.

Openreach have not identified the Bearsted Exchange as a 'FTTP Priority Exchange' and the 'Stop Sell' date will be September 2023.

LLU services from TalkTalk are available from this exchange TalkTalk

LLU services from Sky are available from this exchange Sky