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Telecommunications companies in Woking

​​There are plenty of good local telecommunications companies in Woking who come well recommended by your neighbours.

We have two quick and easy ways to find a reliable local telecommunications contractors near you:

  1. Search for local telecommunications companies in Woking and contact them yourself

  2. Use our handy request a quote feature and we’ll find them for you – tell us what you need doing, we’ll reach out to recommended telecommunication installation experts in your area and they'll contact you directly.

  • What is telecommunications?

    Telecommunications is the term used to refer to any technology that involves sending signals and messages over long distances – typically using cable, telegraph, telephone, or broadcasting equipment.

    As far as the average household is concerned, the main telecommunications systems that we use are telephones, the internet, radio and television.

    How does telecommunication work?

    In order to function, a telecommunication system is made up of a number of different elements that allow a signal to be carried over distances. Simply put, here’s how a telecommunication system works:

    1. The system needs a transmitter to take the initial piece of information (or message) and convert it to a signal

    2. With the signal ready to go, the system has a transmission medium that carries the signal – such as wire, radio waves or optical cables

    3. Finally, a receiver then takes the signal and convert it back into usable information that can be understood

    Need to hire a local telecom engineer?

    Whether you need a new phone line installed or a home network set up, it’s always good to get advice from local telecom engineers before you get started.

    Find the best local telecom specialists near you with our quick and easy online search. Or request a quote and we’ll reach out to multiple local tradespeople for you and they’ll get in touch with you directly.

  • What does a telecommunications technician do?

    The typical work of a local telecom engineer includes a range of jobs, including:

    • Setting up mobile and fixed communications and data networks, including phone lines and WiFi systems

    • Finding and fixing faults with phone lines and telecommunications equipment

    • Laying and testing underground and underfloor cabling for telecommunications systems

    • Providing professional advice on telecommunications systems

    • Installing and repairing fibre optic equipment

    • Installing, testing, repairing, supporting and updating equipment in homes or businesses

    • Setting up, testing and maintaining network security systems

    • Laying and connecting copper or fibre optic cabling in the street, in buildings or on other sites

    • Installing satellite and radio equipment and mounting antennae on buildings or masts

    Hire qualified telecom engineers

    When it comes to choosing which local telecom engineer to hire for the job, always make sure that they have the relevant skills and qualifications to carry out the work to a professional standard. And, if possible, hire an engineer that has an accreditation from a recognised national organisation, such as the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) or the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (ITP).

    Want to speak to local telecom engineers in Woking?

    Sometimes it helps to have a quick chat with local telecommunications companies to understand what options are available in your area and how much they’ll cost.

    If you’re ready to reach out to local telecom engineers, you’re in the right place. We can help you find the best tradespeople in your area with our quick and easy online search – or request a quote and we’ll get multiple local telecom engineers to contact you directly.

  • What are the advantages of telecommunication?

    Thanks to advances in modern technology, our lives have been revolutionised thanks to the wonders of telecommunications. Voice calls, video conferencing, and instant data sharing have all become part of our everyday ways of communicating.

    Here are some of the reasons why telecommunication is so great:

    • It provides quick and accessible communication

    • We can communicate with multiple people at one time

    • Using telecommunication means we don’t have to be in the same place as (or even close to) the people we’re communicating with

    • It gives us global access to each other

    • Video calls allow us to see and hear each other around the world

    • Often it’s free when you use web-based telecommunication platforms

    Want to find out more about local telecom services?

    When planning a project that requires any type of telecommunication work, it’s important to speak to local telecom specialists to understand what’s involved and how much it will cost. Experienced local telecom engineers will be able to advise on the options available and what’s best for your needs.

    Keen to get started? Search for the best local telecom engineers in Woking and get in touch with them yourself. Alternatively, you can get multiple quotes from local telecom experts by using our request a quote feature – simply post details of what you need and we’ll get reliable local tradespeople to contact you directly.

  • How much does it cost to have a phone line installed?

    The average cost of installing a new phone line in a property varies depending on the telecommunication company that you choose to hire. Here are some of the typical costs for phone line installation with some of the main telecommunication companies in the UK:

    • BT – £140

    • EE – £30

    • Plusnet – £49.99

    • Post Office – £60

    • Sky – £20

    • Virgin Media – £40

    Home network installation costs

    With the huge shift towards working from home, having a home network is something that more and more homeowners are opting for to give them better connectivity for their work.

    The average cost for installing a home network is around £150 - £200, depending on the specification of the network, the technology required, and the complexity of the installation.

    Quotes for phone line installation costs

    To get accurate prices for new phone line costs in your area, we always recommend getting at least three quotes from local telephone engineers near you. By shopping around you can make sure you're paying a fair and competitive price for the work.

    Thankfully, our request a quote tool makes getting multiple quotes super easy. Simply post details about the phone line installation work that you need help with and we’ll send it out to the best local tradespeople in your area, who will contact you directly. Try it out – it's quick and easy!