Telephone Exchange
Belfast Fortwilliam 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 Fortwilliam 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 = Belfast City Council.


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


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

19 telephone exchanges form this regional grouping.


Fort William Belfast


Exchange Address

Located at :-
British Telecom,
Telephone Exchange,
138 Somerton Road,
BELFAST.
BT15 4DH

-> Belfast City -> Northern Ireland

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Exchange Location



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Openreach Identifer

  • Network identifier code for the exchange is NIFWM

Your LLU Services

 Telephone Exchange, Belfast Fortwilliam (NIFWM) 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 Fortwilliam exchange provides fibre services.

21CN WBC

  • This exchange is 21CN WBC enabled

ADSL Max

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

ADSL

  • The Belfast Fortwilliam telephone exchange in Belfast City was enabled for ADSL in March 2001

Ofcom Classification

  • The BT exchange, Belfast Fortwilliam 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. 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 221 specific 'FTTP Priority Exchanges' that will be the first to receive 'Stop Sell' notices, see below.

Openreach declared the Belfast Fortwilliam Exchange, Belfast as a 'FTTP Priority Exchange' 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