MyRepublic connects you the nbn™ using a mix of connection types. Click here and enter your address to check which connection type is available to you.

Equipment you will need

Each nbn™ connection type needs different equipment to connect to the internet

MyRepublic will provide you with:

  • An nbn™ ready modem that can be used for all connection types (if you're not bringing your own modem)
  • Ethernet or telephone cables that will connect your modem to the nbn™ network

MyRepublic will engage the nbn™ on your behalf so that they will provide you with:

  • An nbn™ box within your home (if required)
  • An nbn™ box outside your home (if required)
  • External cabling that may be required to set up your connection to the nbn™

Click on your connection type to find out more about nbn™ equipment that will be installed.

 

  1. Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)
  2. Fibre to the Node (FTTN)
  3. Fibre to the Building (FTTB)
  4. Fixed Wireless
  5. Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC)
  6. Fibre to the Curb (FTTC)


Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)

Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) connection uses a fibre optic line directly to your home. FTTP connections require nbn™ equipment to be installed inside and outside your home. A typical FTTP setup looks like the diagram below.

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 An nbn™ technician will install the connection box, utility box, & power supply in your home.

 

Fibre to the Node (FTTN) / Fibre to the Building (FTTB)

An nbn™ FTTN connection uses the existing copper phone and internet network from a nearby fibre node to make the final part of the connection to your home.

An nbn™ FTTB connection is used when we are connecting an apartment block (or similar) to the nbn™ network. In this scenario,  a fibre optic line is run to the fibre node in the building’s communications room, and then use the existing technology in the building to connect to each apartment.

A typical FTTN or FTTB setup looks like the diagram below.

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An nbn™ technician will need to attend your home to connect your services, but will not need to install any equipment.

Fixed Wireless

An nbn™ Fixed Wireless connection connects your home by using radio signals to send data on the nbn™ broadband access network. Fixed Wireless is used when the distance between homes is large. Data travels from a transmission tower to an outdoor antenna. Fixed Wireless connections require an nbn™ connection box to be installed where the cable from the outdoor antenna enters your home.

A typical Fixed Wireless set up looks like the diagram below.

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 An nbn™ technician will install the outdoor antenna & nbn™ connection box.

Hybrid Fibre-Coaxial (HFC)

An nbn™ Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) connection uses your existing ‘pay TV’ or coaxial cable to connect your home to the nbn™. HFC connections need an nbn™ connection device to be installed where the cable enters your home.

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An nbn™ technician will install the outdoor connection equipment and connection box inside your home.
If you wish to keep using a Pay TV service, like Foxtel, you may need a 'splitter' in order for this service and the nbn™ service to work at the same time

Fibre to the Curb (FTTC)

Fibre to the Curb (FTTC) is new nbn™ technology that uses fibre close to your home, connecting to a small Distribution Point Unit (DPU), generally located inside a pit on your street. From here, the existing copper network is connected to the fibre, to form the last part of the nbn™ connection. To power your FTTC service, and provide your connection to the nbn™  network, an FTTC nbn™ connection device will be required inside your home.

A typical FTTC setup looks like the diagram below.

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nbn™ will provide you with the connection device, power cord, and phone cable used to connect to the telephone wall socket.

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