Wiring insurance is an optional add-on to your Orcon home line and broadband services. It covers the cost of repairs for faulty wiring inside your home that could be impacting your Orcon services.
Wiring Insurance Features
This optional assurance covers the cost of on-site repairs to faulty internal wiring relating to the homeline and broadband connection, up to and including the Jackpoint on the wall. This includes:
- Interference on your phone line or the line not working that is caused by the internal copper wiring and RJ11/BT Jackpoints.
- Broadband faults such as frequent disconnections to the broadband service or a loss of broadband connection caused from internal copper wiring or Jackpoint faults
- If your Splitter becomes faulty the cost of repair or replacement will be covered
- Wiring from the Jackpoint to other devices such as modems and computers.
- Ethernet wiring from the modem to other Ethernet sockets in your house
- Changes that are not related to a fault, such as moving, adding or changing sockets.
- Repairs to wiring or sockets that have not been installed to by a qualified technician.
- External cabling between your premises and another building on your property.
- Set-up of a new broadband connection and wiring at a new or existing premise.
- The purchase and installation of a Splitter.
- Repairing damage caused by natural disasters, building alterations, refurbishments, animals (including rodents), insects or vandalism, these are usually covered by insurance policies
Wiring Insurance FAQs
Wiring Insurance is highly recommended; it acts like insurance if something goes wrong with your internal wiring or sockets.
- For a small fee of $3.00 per month, Orcon can arrange for a qualified telecommunications technician to repair your internal wiring and sockets.
- If you do not take Wiring Insurance, you will be responsible for the repairs inside your premises. This means that if any repairs are required, you would arrange your own local electrician to carry out the work. Alternatively, you can request Orcon to organise a technician to complete repairs although you will be liable for charges up to $230.
Wiring Insurance is $3.00 per month and you are required to retain this service for a minimum of 12 months.
If a technician carries out repairs inside your premise, Orcon will on-charge the costs involved. This can be up to $230.