How long does it take to get connected to NBN™?
Typically, NBN™ connections are completed within 2-20 business days – this varies depending on whether or not you’ve already had your NBN™ equipment installed as well as NBN™ technician availability.
How long does it take to change NBN providers?
In most cases, switching from one NBN service to another involves minimal downtime – between thirty minutes and one hour. While this depends on the technology you’re connected to the NBN with, it’s possible to be connected to your NBN provider on the same day that you play your order.
Is NBN connection compulsory?
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.
How long does it take Telstra to activate NBN?
Telstra has since advised it will take 24 to 48 hours to ‘activate.’
Can I keep my Bigpond email if I leave Telstra?
If you want to keep your Telstra email address active, you can. You can keep your Telstra email address for free for the first 12 months after you close your account. After that you’ll need a Paid Email account. It’s $79 a year which you’ll need to pay upfront.
How do I change my Internet provider?
How to switch broadband provider
- Step 1: Check you can leave your current provider. Before starting any broadband switching process, check your current contract and make sure you’ve completed the minimum term.
- Step 2: Choose a new broadband deal. Use Which?
- Step 3: Contact your chosen new provider.
- Step 4: Contact your existing provider (if required)
Can I opt out of NBN?
Residents can still opt out of a fibre connection, an NBN Co spokeswoman confirmed. But they will have no fixed-line connection once the Telstra copper network is removed under a deal between Telstra and NBN Co.
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.
Can I use my old phone with NBN?
If you have HFC nbn service, you plug your home phone directly into the green port on your Telstra modem. 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.