Do I Need A NBN Connection Box?

Do I Need A NBN Connection Box?

As part of completing your connection to the NBN, NBN Co need to install two pieces of equipment at your home.

NBN Utility Box – installed on the outside of your property.

NBN Connection Box – installed within your home and the piece of equipment which your home phone and broadband service is connected to.

How do I get an NBN connection box?

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Do I need a technician to install my NBN?

Even if you have nominated a self-installation, an nbn technician will still be required to connect your nbn service and may need access to your premises. connect your nbn service and may need access to your premises.

Is NBN connection box a modem?

Will a standalone wireless router be able to connect to the NBN? Yep, your NBN NTD box is your “modem” – all you need to do is connect an ethernet cable from the UNI-D port on the NTD box to the WAN input of your new router.

Is it compulsory to have NBN?

The NBN is compulsory, but at least 6 million Australians don’t realise it. A survey has found more than one in three Australians have no plans to switch to the NBN or don’t actually know what it is, apparently unaware that once the new network arrives their existing phone and internet connections will be switched off.

Where can I put my NBN box?

Under a standard installation, the NBN connection box will typically go inside your home near an existing telephone jack and within reach of a power point. The connection box must plug straight into the wall socket, not into a power board or double adaptor.

What lights should be on NBN box?

OpticalOffSomething external has disabled your nbn Connection Box
Solid redYour nbn Connection Box has lost connection with the network.
Solid greenYour nbn Connection Box is connected and working properly.
Flashing greenYour nbn Connection Box is working and there is normal activity on the network.

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Do I have to pay for NBN installation?

The National Broadband Network will be installed at your home free of charge. However, you will have to pay for an NBN plan to cover your monthly usage.

Do you have to join up to the NBN?

Switching to the NBN is not automatic—there are steps you need to take. Once NBN Co has announced that your area is NBN-ready, you may have up to 18 months to move your phone and internet services. You must contact your preferred service provider to move to the NBN.

How soon do I have to connect to NBN?

In most cases, you have 18 months to switch, from the date when nbn co declares your area is ‘ready for service’. To find out if you can get the services on the nbn network now, enter your address on our nbn network rollout map.

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