Preparing for the nbn™ network
To learn more please visit www.nbnco.com.au
Is your home ready for the nbn™ network? To help you prepare for the switch, here is a guide on what you need to consider.
nbn™ Fibre to the Node explained (FTTN)
All types of nbn™ network connections that utilise a physical line running to the premises are considered fixed line connections. An nbn™ Fibre to the Node (FTTN) connection is utilised in circumstances where the existing copper network will be used to make the final part of the nbn™ network connection, from a nearby FTTN cabinet or micro-node to your premises.
The fibre node is likely to take the form of a street cabinet. Each street cabinet will allow the nbn™ network signal to travel over optic fibre from the exchange to the cabinet, and connect with the existing copper network to reach your premises
Your choice of provider
To get the best nbn™ network experience, check your address and contact your preferred service provider about
the nbn™ network options that are available to your premises.
Get the most from your nbn™ network connection
Consider the number of users and types of applications within your household or business. If you have many users and many
devices and you do things like stream video on a regular basis, you should discuss higher speed options with your service
provider so they can recommend the plan that’s best for you.
For more information on choosing the installation location for your nbn™ Equipment, and other advice like migrating business
services. Download the connect kit below.
Setting up your equipment
To prepare for your service over the new nbn™ network being switched on in your area, simply set up your VDSL2 compatible modem using the instructions given by your service provider. This modem should have been supplied by your service provider or, if you already have a modem, it must be VDSL2 compatible for it to work over the nbn™ network.