Telephone Exchange
Consett Telephone Exchange

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Local Authority = Durham County Council


UK area dialling code (STD code) for the Consett exchange is 01207

International dialling code for the Consett exchange is +44 1207 or 0044 1207


The Consett exchange is in the Consett group of exchanges.

9 telephone exchanges form this regional grouping.


Consett


Exchange Address

Located at :-
British Telecom,
Telephone Exchange,
Parliament Street,
CONSETT.
DH8 5DH

Consett -> Durham -> North East

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Exchange Location



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Openreach Identifer

  • Network identifier code for the Consett exchange is NECN

Your LLU Services

 Telephone Exchange, Consett (NECN) 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 Consett exchange provides fibre services.

21CN WBC

  • This exchange is 21CN WBC enabled

ADSL Max

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

ADSL

  • The Consett telephone exchange in Durham was enabled for ADSL in May 2002

Ofcom Classification

  • The BT exchange, Consett is classified by Ofcom as:- Market 3.

Historic Fact

  • Before PhONE Day On 16th April 1995, the STD Code For This Exchange Was 0207

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 Consett 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