Telephone Exchange
Ringford 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 Ringford 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 = Dumfries and Galloway Council


UK area dialling code (STD code) for the Ringford exchange is 01557

International dialling code for the Ringford exchange is +44 1557 or 0044 1557


The Ringford exchange is in the Kirkcudbright group of exchanges.

9 telephone exchanges form this regional grouping.


Ringford


Exchange Address

Located at :-
British Telecom,
Telephone Exchange,
Ringford,
CASTLE DOUGLAS.
DG7 2AL

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Ringford -> Dumfries and Galloway -> Scotland

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Exchange Location



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Openreach Identifer

  • Network identifier code for the Ringford exchange is WSRIN

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 Ringford exchange provides fibre services.

21CN WBC

  • This exchange has not been 21CN WBC enabled

ADSL Max

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

ADSL

  • The Ringford telephone exchange in Dumfries and Galloway was enabled for ADSL in November 2005

Ofcom Classification

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

Historic Fact

  • Before PhONE Day On 16th April 1995, the STD Code For This Exchange Was 0557 22

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 Ringford Exchange, Ringford as a 'FTTP Priority Exchange' as part of their Tranche 1b list of exchanges and issued a 'Stop Sell' notice effective from Wednesday 13th October 2021

TalkTalk LLU Services are not available TalkTalk

Sky LLU Services are not available Sky