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Old 5th Nov 2023, 11:12 pm   #21
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Virgin Media tell us that they will be converting our phones in the New Year to an internet connection instead of the present hardwired arrangement. I understand that our phones will be connected into the router. I assume that we shall therefore no longer get the 75V 20Hz ringing current to make vintage phone bells ring.
I had this conversion done a couple of months or so back and I can confirm that my vintage bell phones still ring and receive incoming calls without problems. What they will no longer do is dial out, on trying to do so you just get the female voice saying "oops etc."

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Old 5th Nov 2023, 11:29 pm   #22
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As the OP has now resolved this issue, I'm closing this thread.
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