[LINK] NBN upgrade questions

Carl Makin carl at stagecraft.cx
Tue Oct 9 13:31:06 AEDT 2018

Hi David,

> On 9 Oct 2018, at 12:46 pm, David <dlochrin at key.net.au> wrote:
> On 9/10/2018 11:59 AM, Carl Makin wrote:
>> I think that with FTTP and Fixed Wireless, NBN provide the connecting equipment and just hand you an ethernet cable.  It’s then up to you or your ISP to provide the rest.
> I believe the NBN equipment also includes at least one POTS telephone port.

Only on FTTP.  There is no POTS port available with Fixed Wireless.

>> As to performance,
>> . ADSL2, 1.1KM from the exchange, 14/.8 Mbit/s
>> . iiNet VDSL2, through two nodes to the supernode (long distance), 33/2.5 Mbit/s
>> . NBN VDSL2, 95/35 Mbit/s
> Wow!  I get about 21 & 6 Mbit/sec FTTN on the end of 1Km of copper.

That sounds about typical for 1km of copper.  We must be real close to the FTTN cabinet, but I haven’t been able to locate it yet.


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