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Understanding the Switch Off – What is Stop Sell?

To help us prepare for the digital upgrade Openreach has started their stop sell on analogue phone lines to new customers – this will be a phased operation due to be completed by September 2023 across the UK.

It’s important to note however that in some locations where FTTP is available, the stop selling in this area could be before that time. Once 75% of homes and businesses connected to a particular exchange can get full fibre broadband the stop sell will be implemented.

When Openreach is planning to withdraw a product, there is an intermediate stage called stop sell whereby further sales of that product are stopped. This ensures that the total number of lines remaining on that product does not increase, to facilitate the subsequent withdrawal of the product.

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Withdrawal

Traditional phone lines to homes and businesses will no longer be supported after this time. That’s why it’s imperative to start thinking about your transition to digital sooner rather than later.

Customers will be expected to have migrated their services to alternative products.

Looking after our customers

For customers of Deep Blue, there is no need to worry about the upgrading process. The company’s dedicated team will keep a close eye on the availability of FTTP in your area and get in touch with you as soon as it is available. They will discuss the various options with you and help you choose the most suitable one based on your specific requirements. So, sit back and relax, knowing that the experts at Deep Blue have got you covered.

What happens if you are not a customer of Deep Blue?

If you are not currently a customer of Deep Blue and are concerned about the upcoming switch to digital services, there’s no need to worry.

Switching to Deep Blue is seamless and easy, and our team will guide you through the entire process. We offer a range of flexible and affordable packages designed to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes.

Our services are future-proof, meaning that you can rest assured that your business will be equipped to handle the demands of the digital age for years to come.

We pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service, and our team will work closely with you to ensure that you get the services you need to keep your business running smoothly.

So, if you’re looking for a reliable and trusted telecoms provider, look no further than Deep Blue– call 0333 240 9100 to find out more.

The Deep Blue Networking Group

Deep Blue Networking is a brand new venture which wil bring together a group of dynamic business men and women in Yorkshire to support and work together in a relaxed environment.

It will give you an opportunity to present your business to a wider audience, search out a local reliable supplier or simply catch up with likeminded professionals, the Deep Blue Networking group is the no pressure solution. By joining you can:

• Start and contribute to online discussions on Linkedin

• Enjoy relaxed networking events in local venues after work

• Perform even?

• Act as a mentor to other businesses and individuals

• Create mutually beneficial working relationships

• Contribute to local charities

The first gig is booked for May 10 at The Royal Oak in Wetherby at 6pm. The entrance fee is £10 and you need to sign up for membership through our website or Linkedin. Click here for more details. This promises to be a refreshing change from the traditional networking formula. As an early member, you’ll get the chance to shape the direction (and song choices) of the Network. We look forward to welcoming you.