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We have a Tevion Symphony G15 twin phone set and cannot get a dial tone.It was working perfectly prior to this.I have trie setting it back to its default mode but nothing.The BT line is working as our broadband connection is fine.Other than neithermaking calls or receiving them the handsets appear to be working ok. Any suggestions?

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  • alistairstei Sep 05, 2009

    It is not a cell phone. It is a base station with two handsets. It shares the same landline with our broadband. Both were working fine until the other day when we found we could neither receive or make telephone calls. The internet connection is the one with which I am emailing you. I think the problem lies either in the base station or the handsets.

    Does this help?


  • alistairstei Sep 05, 2009

    This is not a cell phone. It is a base station with two handsets. It shares a common landline with our broadband

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Need clarification! You have a regular hard phone line and a new phone line that is using a cable modem for dialing?? And since the broadband has been installed you no longer have the regular land line dialtone?? If so a couple of things. Did you port your phone # to the new carrier (have the same phone # now on broadband?) if so it will kill your other phone because you can only have the same # with one carrier. If you kept your old # and just installed a new # with broadband then its quite possible the new phone company didn't know you still had another active line and cut the lines to install theirs, you need to notify them in advance if you have 2 lines from 2 companies. If this is the case you need to contact them so they can come back out and run their own lines (should not cost anything). If you call your original phone company they may charge you a maintenence fee...

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    James Brooks Sep 05, 2009

    Right, I didn't say cell (land line/hard line). If you having problems calling/receiving the first step is to contact the phone company. Do you have a standard corded phone laying around to test the lines? Also make sure the cables didn't get unplugged. The thing with broadband phones is they don't plug directly into the wall outlet but into the black box with flashing lights and goes though the cable line for your phone (use to work for Comcast). Make sure that's plugged in correctly if so try resetting the modem first and if still nothing you need to contact the phone service provider, ther're usually some things they can do over the phone before sending out a tech...



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