This approach means we're assessing what network technology may be available, and then using what we can to deliver a fast solution for each individual area.
All types of nbn™ network connections that utilise a physical line running to the premises (FTTP, FTTN, FTTB) are considered nbn™ Fixed Line connections. The difference between each type of connection simply comes down to how we utilise existing network technology in connecting the nearest available fibre node to your specific premises.
nbn™ Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) is the scenario where we're able to run a fibre optic line all the way to your premises.
nbn™ Fibre to the Node (FTTN) is where we run nbn™ Fibre to a newly built cabinet and then connect with the existing copper network.
nbn™ Fibre to the Building (FTTB) is generally used when we're connecting an apartment block or similar type of building to the nbn™ network.
nbn™ Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) is used in circumstances where the existing ‘pay TV’ or cable network can be used to reach your premises.
These types of connections are used mostly in regional and remote areas, where premises are spread out geographically over many square kilometres.
nbn™ Fixed Wireless is a form of connection where data is sent from a transmission tower and travels wirelessly to an antenna that has been fitted by an nbn™ approved installer to your roof.
The connection of some remote and rural locations services over the nbn™ network can be delivered via our Sky Muster™ satellite. In this scenario a satellite dish is installed on the premises and receives the nbn™ network signal from the Sky Muster™ satellite.