No, you do not need an active phone line to get an internet service on the nbn™.
Unlike ADSL, the nbn™ does not require you to have an active landline.
Most ADSL customers only have a phone line so they can have an internet connection.
Does NBN come through phone line?
With an NBN connection there is no need to keep an active telephone service. NBN broadband plans and bundles can be provided with no need to pay for traditional telephone line rental.The NBN network is being rolled out across the country in a number of different methods.
Do you need a landline phone to have Internet?
You don’t need to sign up for landline phone service just to have internet service via a landline. Most of the major cable and DSL service providers offer internet-only services.
Is NBN connection compulsory?
Despite this, connecting to the NBN is compulsory, with existing telephone and internet connections switched off to make way for the rollout. For those who missed the memo, the NBN is not an “opt in” technology.
Is there an alternative to the NBN?
And as long as you can get a decent mobile signal at your home, home wireless is a great NBN alternative. Many home wireless connections are limited in terms of the speeds they can offer. But the major exception to this is Optus wireless broadband.