I simply want someone/an engineer to visit, assess current status and tell me how we can get it fixed. I tried online last night and had to go through all the reset router steps, lie, etc before someone would actually respond and then - typically - the connection was lost ?! We have unreliable internet - it fails daily and not just with wireless devices, those connected via ethernet too. I believe there may be an issue in that the primary phone socket to the house may have been removed and therefore the router is plugged into a secondary outlet??? A BT engineer did visit a few years ago, a visit I was prepared to pay for, however, it transpired that the issue was actually a BT one and not ours. On recent inspection we found that the state of the BT connections coming into our house may not be helping our problems - see photos - so far I haven't found a way to bring these to BT's attention but I've enrolled in this community in the hope that we can get some help.
Wow... was there something covering that collection of wires before? Also to confirm are BT your provider?
The most common cause of dropouts is noise on the line which could be due to the wiring outside. Try a quiet line test with a corded phone (preferred} 17070 option 2 any noise report a line fault on 151, don't mention broadband.
If you do have noise on the line an engineer will be sent out and you can ask him to sort that mess outside while he's there.
Hi @Bunty29 and welcome to the community.
I'm sorry you've had so many problems with the connection. Looking at your pictures I'd be fairly certain that's where the problems are. As the other guys have mentioned the best place to start would be a quiet line test. If you hear noise report it on 151 and arrange an engineer visit. Can you let us kn ow how you get on with that?