Who is responsible for Telstra pits?
1.1 Telstra has responsibility for the Telstra communication pits. 1.2 Remediation of the communication pits is under the control of Telstra. Telstra is responsible for the safe operating procedures, the engagement of subcontractors and ensuring subcontractors have adequate training, supervision and systems in place.
Can a phone line work without power?
If you have a “corded” phone, then yes your landline telephone will work during a power outage. If you have a “cordless” phone, then it will not work, because a cordless phone requires electricity to transfer the signal from the base to the handset.
How do I report a phone line fault Telstra?
Call 13 22 03 to report the fault and set up call forwarding.
Can you drive over a Telstra pit?
Re: Telstra Pit in Driveway I wouldn’t be driving over the existing pit as the standard pits and lids are not designed to withstand traffic. It would need to be replaced with a trafficable lid (and possibly reinforcing to the pit itself.
How deep is a Telstra pit?
The minimum depth of cover for these conduits is normally 300 mm or 450 mm if the conduit runs parallel with the property boundary for some distance before it enters the property.
What are the disadvantages of a landline phone?
3 Disadvantages Of Sticking With Your Landline Telephones
- You’re still paying for long distance. With landlines, long distance charges are inevitable.
- You’re forced to work in your office. This may not sound like a big deal at first.
- You’re enduring inevitable interruptions.
Is a landline still necessary?
The primary reason people keep their home phone is in case of an emergency. In the event of a power outage or if cell service is interrupted, many people feel that landlines are necessary if there is a crisis. If this is a concern for you, it might be a good idea to retain a landline phone service.
What happens to my landline when NBN is connected?
If you have a Fixed Wireless nbn connection, you can choose to keep your existing copper phone line. This means you can use your phone during a power failure, depending on your handset. You plug your modem into the connection box, and your phone into the modem.
How do I report a phone line problem?
Opt to call the customer service line on your phone bill using an online calling service or another person’s phone in order to report directly that your phone line is fault. Request a service order so that they will be sure to respond to your service call promptly. Check your phone after the service call.
How much does it cost to relocate a Telstra pit?
Basically – $2.2K to cut concrete for the new spot, dig a hole, fill in the old pit hole with sand, provide a new pit (pits cost about $300) plus a $2 sleeve to cover the cable. It’s a great scam by Telstra – you have to use them, and you gave pay to upgrade their obsolete unsafe equipment on public land.
How deep are NBN cables buried?
Definitely not being too fussy – it has to be buried at least 300mm and at most 500mm underground, and covered with at least 100mm of aggregate before backfilling.
Is there any reason to keep a landline phone?
Will landline phones become obsolete?
No one can say when the final step will be taken, but most in the industry expect that within about 10 years, the U.S. landline telephone network will no longer exist. Indeed, we are already farther along in the nationwide VoIP transition than you may think.
What happens to landline phone with NBN?
How do I troubleshoot a landline phone problem?
Unplug the short telephone cord and plug in your corded phone and determine if the problem still exists. If you do not have a clear dial tone, the problem is with the AT network. Unplug the corded phone and replace the short telephone cord. Make sure you close and tighten the Telephone Network Interface cover.
Does NBN run through phone line?
The good news is that, unlike ADSL, the nbn does not require a phone line to deliver the internet to your premises. This is a digital phone service that functions through your nbn service, but it’s important to note that, unlike landlines, if you have a power outage you will not be able to use a phone powered by VoIP.
Does a landline work when the power goes out?
How deep should Telstra cables be?
It must be 450mm deep if under public footways, and 300mm otherwise. *but* if you can’t dig (like it’s solid rock) you may not have to dig at all, like medium duty metallic conduit.
What will happen to the telephone and the mobile without electricity?
In other words, it takes very little power to operate a telephone. So even if the power goes out in your house, the phone still gets the power it needs through the phone line. And at the phone company office there is an extensive battery system, as well as a backup generator, to supply power during a power failure.
How do you fix a phone line problem?
When to call Telstra to report a fault?
Get in touch with us, 24×7 Call 13 22 03 immediately, and say ‘report damages’, if you’ve found a serious fault with our equipment. If you think damage to our equipment might be a danger to yourself or the community, you should call us. Someone’s been injured by an accident involving our equipment
How to report damage to a Telstra payphone?
Or press here to report a payphone that has a fault or needs attention. If you think damage to our equipment might be a danger to yourself or the community, Call 13 22 03 immediately, and say ‘report damages’ if: Thank you for using this service.
What’s the number to call to complain about Ausgrid?
For TTY (teletypewriter) services call 13 36 77 then ask for 13 13 65. For speak and listen services call 1300 555 727 then ask for 13 13 65 . This complaints procedure can be translated or provided in Braille or audiotape upon request.
Is it dangerous to have a Telstra Cable on the ground?
A cable on the ground may be dangerous to you or others. Please report this damage to a Telstra consultant on 13 22 03 to enable us to address the problem in a timely manner. Does the cable cross a road? * Yes No