[LINK] NBN upgrade questions

David dlochrin at key.net.au
Tue Oct 9 18:08:52 AEDT 2018

On 9/10/2018 1:52 PM, Hamish Moffatt wrote:

> No, NBNco provides the modem for FTTC. They call it an NCD. Although it's just VDSL2, the NCD also provides the power to the device out in the pit. Hence a standard modem isn't enough.

Is that the case for an HFC-based service?  I understand NBNCo. provide a box which just converts the HFC signal to Ethernet, but does it also provide power to something in the pit?

David L.

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