Question: How Does NBN Box Work?

Does the NBN box stay with the house?

You should keep them with the house as each modem is setup for that premises.

It’s useless outside of that premises (unless you do nasty things to it).

So your new property you won’t be able to use it..

How do they install NBN in your house?

The standard NBN installation involves installing the utility and connection boxes as close as is practical to the existing telecommunications equipment inside and outside your home. If your existing phone connection runs from the street via an underground conduit, then the NBN installer will use the same conduit.

How big is the NBN box inside the house?

It connects the HFC cable from the street to the wall outlet(s) in your premises. nbn™ utility box dimensions can vary from 215mm high x 136mm wide x 60mm deep to 330mm high x 228mm wide x 76mm deep.

Can I have NBN without a landline?

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.

How long does NBN installation take?

approximately 2 and 4 hoursIf your premises already has fibre-optic cable connected to a nbn™ Network Termination Device (NTD), standard installations normally take between approximately 2 and 4 hours. If your premises do not have the fibre optic cable connected then a standard installation could take between 4 and 8 hours.

Do I need an NBN connection box?

A full-fibre connection requires an ‘NBN utility box’ to be fixed to the outside of your premises, and an ‘NBN connection box’ installed inside your premises that your computer, router and phone will be connected to. Customers are also offered an optional back-up battery box for inside the premises.

Who provides the NBN connection box?

For nbn HFC services, nbn co supplies a connection box that plugs into the wall socket in your house.

Do I need a technician to install my NBN?

You’ll need a power source that’s within 1.5m of the modem so your phone and internet can work on the nbn. If you don’t have a power point where you want the nbn connection installed, you’ll need to get a licenced electrician to install one for you.

Is the NBN connection box a modem?

Fixed Wireless, Fibre to the Curb (FTTC), Fibre to the Premises (FTTP), and Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) all have a nbn™ installed device that acts as the modem. This means these connections only require a router for WiFi.

Is NBN connection box free?

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. … The price of NBN plans is always changing, but you can expect to pay somewhere between $60 and $100 per month for your connection.

Can I move my NBN box myself?

Yes, moving your NBN box is certainly doable. If you’ve had your NBN box installed in an awkward location, I would very much so recommend engaging a Company to come and move it.