UK Area Code information for Ringwood

Ringwood Area Code Allocation

Ofcom has allocated the 01425 area code to service Ringwood and the surrounding area on at least 1 exchange.

The Residential Area of Ringwood

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Ringwood comprises postcodes covering roughly 6,120km2 containing 655 commercial properties and 9,065 domestic properties.

Ringwood Exchange Information

Ringwood STRINGW

The Ringwood exchange has 655 commercial and 9,065 domestic properties.
Adsl Max
Fixed Rate
Fttc Range A (Clean)
Fttc Range B (Impacted)
Wbc Fixed Rate
Wbc Adsl 2+
Wbc Adsl 2+ Annex M
Some postcodes covered by this exange include;
BH24 1LA
BH24 1JX
BH24 1JY
BH24 1DG
BH24 1JZ
BH24 1LJ
BH24 1DN
BH24 1LB
BH24 1DX
BH24 1LG
BH24 1DE
BH24 1HY
BH24 1JB
BH24 1BW
BH24 1GX
BH24 1DA
BH24 1AA
BH24 1AZ
BH24 1LE
BH24 1DW
BH24 1HB
BH24 1LQ
BH24 1NS
BH24 1BN
BH24 1JA
BH24 1JS
BH24 1BZ
BH24 1LD
BH24 1HA
BH24 1DU
BH24 1JD
BH24 1BA
BH24 1HE
BH24 1AF
BH24 1BG
BH24 1AB
BH24 1EL
BH24 1EY
BH24 1LF
BH24 1EZ
BH24 1BB
BH24 1GY
BH24 1DT
BH24 1JR
BH24 1HF
BH24 1BD
BH24 1EW
BH24 1DH
BH24 1BH
BH24 1BE

Broadband Connectivity Type Definitions

Different telephone exchanges have different broadband connectivity depending on their geographic location, the consumers they serve (demand and composition of those consumers) and the competative landscape in that locale. As a result there is a mix of services and related performance which BT classify as follows;

Fixed Rate

There for three fixed rate lines; 512Kbps, 1Mbps and 2Mbps. As with IPStream 500, 1000 and 2000, these have an upstream capped at 288Kbps. Note that all of the other WBC products apart from these are strictly rate adaptive (like ADSL Max).

WBC Fixed Rate

Wholesale Broadband Connect (WBC) offers high-speed, high-performance broadband services.


BT's original ADSL2+ wholesale product with an option of an upstream cap at 448Kbps or no cap at all. ADSL2+ can achieve up to 1Mbps upstream.


ADSL2+ (also known as 21CN (21st Century Network) and WBC (Wholesale Broadband Connect) is a high speed broadband service which offers download speeds of up to 24Mbs and upload speeds of up to 1Mbs.

WBC ADSL 2+ Annex M

ADSL2+ Annex M offers up to 2.5Mbps upstream in the UK. This product is used by many businesses who could previously only find this level of upstream bandwidth with SDSL. Note that there is no option for a capped upstream with this product.

FTTC Range A (Clean)

FTTC Range A is a range where the circuits are deemed to be free of any copper line faults, and any local wiring issues (in a customer's premises). This range is often very wide for both upload and download, and does beg the question of why a copper line fault may exist without being fixed.

FTTC Range B (Impacted)

FTTC Range B is a range where circuits may have copper faults and/or internal wiring issues at a customer's site. The term impacted could be useful, as sometimes crosstalk is mentioned as something that impacts on line speeds, but there is no official word from BT on whether either Range A or Range B take into account the effects of crosstalk.

FTTP On Demand

Fiber to the home (FTTH), also called "fiber to the premises" (FTTP), is the installation and use of optical fiber from a central point directly to individual buildings such as residences, apartment buildings and businesses to provide unprecedented high-speed Internet access. FTTH dramatically increases the connection speeds available to computer users compared with technologies now used in most places.