Connection to BT phone line

  F O X 01:52 17 Oct 2006

I have had some problems picking up the ADSL signal from my phone sockets - on extension sockets the connection is very hit and miss. Well actually it is miss most of the time with a very occasional hit.

If I plug my modem router into the front of the BT master socket it is better, but still unreliable. So far the only way I have found to get a reliable connection is to take the faceplate off the master socket, put a splitter/filter into the socket behind, and then plug the back of the faceplate into the splitter and leave it hanging off the wall. It works, but it's hardly an ideal solution - I could live with the router plugged into the faceplate, but would really prefer to be able to connect it to one of the extension sockets.

Has anybody else experienced this problem &/or does anybody know what the solution might be? Does this mean that connections within the master socket itself are a bit dodgy? What's the best way to resolve it?

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