Does anybody know who wires to phone line in a new house.

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Old 08-14-11, 04:34 PM
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Does anybody know who wires to phone line in a new house.

I was wondeing if anybody knows if Verizon installs the phone lines inside the house or do they run it to the house and the electrician installs it?? Thanks in advance
 
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Old 08-14-11, 06:28 PM
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Whenever we've had any kind of phone work done inside, it's always been done by the phone company. I think it's a specialty thing.
 
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Old 08-14-11, 06:57 PM
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I believe in new construction (building a house from the ground up)...the electrician does all the interior stuff and leaves the cable hanging for the phone company to install their box and hook up to.
 
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Vic describes the way my house was done
 
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Old 08-15-11, 08:44 AM
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The real answer is...it depends. Some places it will be done by the local telephone company, some places it will be done by the general electrician, some places it will be done by a specialty (low voltage and communications) electrician, some places it might be done by a carpenter working for the general contractor and some places it could be done by some drunk hired from a day labor agency. It all depends upon the LOCAL code and licensing requirements AND the builder.

Generally speaking the local telephone company is the highest price contractor so they doing the work is rare.
 
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