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Important Heads-Up: Wholesale Line Rental (WLR) Switch-Off

October 29, 2023

The Wholesale Line Rental (WLR) switch-off is well underway.

So, what exactly does this mean for businesses like yours?

Well, it means that the traditional phone lines, known as WLR, will be gradually phased out as of September 5th 2023. As a result, your current phone numbers, equipment, and telecom reliability may be impacted.

But fret not, because we've got your back! Here are the key steps you need to take to navigate this switch-off smoothly:

Review Your Current Setup

Take a moment to evaluate your existing telecom infrastructure and contracts. Understanding what you currently have in place will give you a better sense of the changes you'll need to make.

Explore the Alternatives

We strongly recommend considering modern solutions such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). VoIP offers greater flexibility, cost savings, and advanced features compared to traditional phone lines. It's a future-proof solution for your communication needs.

Check Your Broadband Compatibility

Ensure that your broadband connections can handle the demands of VoIP or any other alternative telecom solutions you're considering. High-speed data transfer support is crucial for a seamless transition.

Get in Touch

Reach out to our team of experts who can guide you through our WLR migration plans and provide you with alternative solutions. We're here to assist you with any contractual changes or upgrades you may require.

Communicate Internally

Don't forget to inform your employees about these upcoming changes. It's important to keep them in the loop and address any concerns they may have. We are more than happy to provide training on new equipment or procedures that might be introduced.

Plan Ahead

To minimise potential disruptions, mark the critical dates associated with the WLR switch-off on your calendar. Avoid any last-minute rush to migrate by planning ahead. Remember, the switch-off is scheduled for September 5th.

Test and Deploy

To ensure a seamless transition, it is crucial to test and deploy the new telecom solutions well in advance. Our team will be there to assist you at every step of the way, making sure the process is smooth and hassle-free.

At DF Communications, we are committed to helping you through this transition period. If you have any questions, concerns, or simply want to chat, feel free to reach out to our dedicated customer support team. We are here to provide you with the best telecommunication services.

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