To continue having a fixed home phone and broadband service, you’ll need to switch to phone and broadband services on the nbn network.
In most cases, you have 18 months to switch, from the date when nbn co declares your area is ‘ready for service’.
Is it compulsory to connect to the NBN?
Despite this, connecting to the NBN is compulsory, with existing telephone and internet connections switched off to make way for the rollout. For those who missed the memo, the NBN is not an “opt in” technology.30 Oct 2017
Do I have to pay for NBN installation?
The National Broadband Network will be installed at your home free of charge. However, you will have to pay for an NBN plan to cover your monthly usage. The price of NBN plans is always changing, but you can expect to pay somewhere between $60 and $100 per month for your connection.
Do you need NBN to have a home phone?
Do I need to have a home phone service when I’m connected to the nbn™ network? While a home phone service is not required to access broadband services on the nbn network, all fixed nbn network connections provide the option for a phone service.
Is there an alternative to the NBN?
And as long as you can get a decent mobile signal at your home, home wireless is a great NBN alternative. Many home wireless connections are limited in terms of the speeds they can offer. But the major exception to this is Optus wireless broadband.