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BT i - Plate Broadband Accelerator


This product has been discontinued by the manufacturer, where available alternative products can be found below. This page is for information & reference only!

Replaced by MK3 VDSL/ADSL Faceplate.


BT iPlate Broadband Accelerator, manufactured by Pressac UK who supply BT Openreach.

BT Wholesale has developed the BT iPlate broadband accelerator, a unique filter that isolates the ringwire/bellwire, minimising any interference & a filter for small Repetative Electrical Impulse Noise (REIN). Easily installed by the consumer without disconnecting any wires eliminating the time, trouble and cost of requiring a visit from an engineer. A benchmark study on 36,000 lines showed that the iPlate can:-

  • Boost line speeds typically by 1.5Mbps.The actual change will vary from line to line (some have even recorded increases of up to 4Mbps!)Although speed improvements are likely,they can’t be guaranteed. The iPlate broadband accelerator also helps to stabilise the broadband connection.
  • Extend the reach by up to 10db (which should help poorly performing long lines)
  • Reduce lost connections by 20% and error rates by 45%

The BT iPlate broadband accelerator is suitable for both ADSL1 and ADSL2 lines.


  • Provide a filtered ‘bell wire’ which reduces the amount of noise picked up by home extension wiring from affecting the broadband ADSL signal.
  • Provide common mode filtering of RF signals without affecting frequencies in the ADSL band.

Key Benefits

  • Maximises the potential performance of an ADSL line
  • Can be installed by the customer without engineering assistance
  • Requires no disconnection of any wiring

Latest Version! You need an NTE5 type socket (Pictured Right) to fit a BT iPlate NTE5 BT/Openreach Master SocketNTE5A Master Socket

If you do not have an NTE5 see HERE for details on why the iPlate is NOT for you but how you can have the same benefits!

This product has been discontinued by the manufacturer, where available alternative products can be found below. This page is for information & reference only!

Replaced by MK3 VDSL/ADSL Faceplate.

£4.33(£5.20 inc VAT)

Replaced by MK3 VDSL/ADSL Faceplate.

BT Openreach MK3 VDSL iPlate - Premium vDSL/ADSL Faceplate


Mk3 BT Openreach vDSL Faceplate BT Openreach vDSL Faceplate-Rear

Same benefits as NTE5 bell wire filter! This faceplate provides the same benefits as the NTE5/BT Broadband Accelerator bell wire filter with the ADDITION of vDSL/ADSL filtering.


BT vDSL/ADSL Interstitial faceplate (vDSL IPlate) filter for super fast vDSL services such as BT Infinity. Designed to plug into a standard NTE5 telephone socket it is easy to fit, no rewiring is required as the faceplate fits between the existing NTE5 front lower faceplate and the rear of the NTE5 socket. Centralised vDSL filtering is then provided negating the need for plug in microfilters with an RJ45/RJ11 socket providing the connection for a modem/router. Alternatively, provision is made for a hard wired connection to the modem via a two way IDC connector on the front (circled below). This faceplate is backwards compatible with all ADSL services & represents the latest and best in broadband faceplates available on the market. The latest Mk3 version adds an improved RF filter for line stability (a filter for small Repetative Electrical Impulse Noise-REIN) & features differential and common mode filtering performances past 30Mhz. When fitted to the NTE5A master socket BT refer to this setup as "Type 7: Service Specific Faceplate (SSFP) Infinity".

vDSL Mk3 IDC Extension Terminals

IDC connections for vDSL extension

vDSL MK3 filter PCB Design

High quality PCB design

MK3 vDSL faceplate fitted to NTE5 socket

vDSL plate fitted to NTE5 (available separately)


ADSL faceplate note If you are replacing an ADSL faceplate you will need the original lower front of the NTE5 socket to fit onto the vDSL faceplate as pictured above. If you do not have this part you will need to purchase a complete NTE5 as they are not available separately.


Key Features

  • Line: BS6312 approved integrated 431A plug.
  • CCU: BS6312 approved 4 way 401A socket (filtered).
  • VDSL Modem: Direct coupled RJ45 socket (RJ11 compatible) Direct coupled 2 way IDC connector.
  • Approved by BT Openreach for vDSL connections.
  • Designed for self install without the need to disconnect existing extension wiring.
  • Filters all connected voice equipment so negating the need for microfilters.
  • Moulded from V0 rated material colour matched to BT 1P white.
  • Supplied with long length mounting screws.
  • Differential and common mode filtering performances specified past 30Mhz.
  • NEW IMPROVED RF Filter for increased line stability.
£16.80(£20.16 inc VAT)
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