If you have a Fixed Wireless nbn connection, you can choose to keep your existing copper phone line.
This means you can use your phone during a power failure, depending on your handset.
If you don’t need a copper phone line, you can switch your phone to the nbn network.
Does NBN need a phone line?
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. Most ADSL customers only have a phone line so they can have an internet connection.7 Feb 2019
Can I get broadband without a landline?
Even though you can theoretically get cable or fibre broadband without line rental, it can be hard to find a provider actually offering broadband without a landline. Currently, Virgin Media is the only major ISP that lets you sign up for broadband without a phone line.5 Sep 2019
Can I get NBN fixed wireless?
How do I get connected to the nbn™ Fixed Wireless service? If the nbn™ network is available at your address, you can order a service and choose a plan that suits your needs from your preferred phone or internet provider.
Do you have to have a phone line for Internet?
Most broadband providers use BT’s (www.bt.com) copper wire telephone network to deliver an internet connection to your home, and that requires an active phone line… so line rental is almost always included when you take out a broadband package. Read on and we’ll take a look at how you can get landline-free broadband.11 Dec 2017