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Options for your access technology


Through business nbn® Enterprise Ethernet, we’re committed to giving you more business grade products to suit your needs.


World-class connectivity

business nbn Enterprise Ethernet is designed to comply to Metro Ethernet Forum specifications – providing you with access to a technology designed to adhere to international standards. nbn’s fibre-based product – business nbn Enterprise Ethernet – provides service providers access to wholesale symmetrical speeds from 10Mbps to 1Gbps (identical wholesale download and upload).* Talk to your provider about the actual speeds you can expect to experience when you switch to a business nbn powered plan – including during peak times.

nbn is planning to develop a roadmap to further expand and enhance on the wholesale speeds and features available to providers.

  business nbn™ Enterprise Ethernet FTTP
Architecture Fibre from premises to the Fibre Access Node (FAN) Gigabit Passive Optical Networks (GPON)
Performance Specified performance parameters

Frame delay, Frame delay variation and Packet Loss
Specified performance parameters

Frame delay, Frame delay variation and Packet Loss exist, but not as stringent as
business nbn™ Enterprise Ethernet
Symmetrical/Asymmetrical Symmetrical speeds only Asymmetrical and symmetrical wholesale speeds
Bandwidth 10/10 to 1/1 Gbps 5/5 to 100/100 Mbps symmetrical (TC2) traffic 12/1 to 1000/400 Mbps
Standard Service Level Agreement (SLA) between nbn and providers (enhanced service levels also available) Standard SLA is 12 hours (24x7)

Optional 8, 6 and 4 hours (24x7)
Standard SLA is next business day, business hours

Optional 12, 8, 6, 4 business hours (24x7)
Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Compliant Yes No
NTD Business grade Standard

Even more choice

nbn currently offers a range of wholesale traffic classes to service providers, so providers can prioritise traffic and employ capabilities like VLAN transparency to help you get the most from your service. Learn more about nbn’s wholesale traffic classes and the wholesale data prioritisation options available to providers to help them support your business.

Supporting collateral

A suite of documentation has been created to provide further information to end customers and service providers to better prepare for a change in access technology to nbn Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) or business nbn Enterprise Ethernet.

* Your experience, including the speeds actually achieved over the nbn broadband access network, depends on the technology over which services are delivered to your premises and some factors outside our control (like your equipment quality, software, signal quality, broadband plans and how your service provider designs its network). nbn is a provider of wholesale speeds to internet providers. nbn wholesale speed tiers available to your internet provider vary depending on the access technology in your area.