Telephone Exchange
Belfast Cregagh 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 Belfast Cregagh 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

Local Authority = Belfast City Council

UK area dialling code (STD code) for the Belfast Cregagh exchange is 028

International dialling code for the Belfast Cregagh exchange is +44 28 or 0044 28

The Belfast Cregagh exchange is in the Belfast group of exchanges.

19 telephone exchanges form this regional grouping.

Cregagh Belfast

Exchange Address

Located at :-
British Telecom,
Telephone Exchange,
128 Upper Knockbreda Road,

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Belfast Cregagh -> Castlereagh -> Northern Ireland

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Exchange Location

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Openreach Identifer

  • Network identifier code for the Belfast Cregagh exchange is NICRG

Your LLU Services

 Telephone Exchange, Belfast Cregagh (NICRG) 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 Belfast Cregagh exchange provides fibre services.


  • This exchange is 21CN WBC enabled


  • The Belfast Cregagh exchange has been enabled for ADSL Max since January 2006


  • The Belfast Cregagh telephone exchange in Castlereagh was enabled for ADSL in September 2000

Ofcom Classification

  • The BT exchange, Belfast Cregagh 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 581 specific 'FTTP Priority Exchanges' that will be the first to receive 'Stop Sell' notices, see below.

Openreach declared the Belfast Cregagh Exchange, Belfast as a 'FTTP Priority Exchange' as part of their Tranche 1a list of exchanges and issued a 'Stop Sell' notice effective from Tuesday 29th June 2021

LLU services from TalkTalk are available from this exchange TalkTalk

LLU services from Sky are available from this exchange Sky