Are Optus nbn modems locked?
Hi @Kco21, Optus modems are not locked. Please note you are best to speak with our Technical Support team via the messaging service to assist you further.
Can nbn cut you off?
Old services will be cut off Once NBN Co notifies you that you are able to switch to the NBN, you may have up to 18 months, and sometimes as little as 90 days, to find an NBN telco and plan. You can get an estimate of the switch-off date in your area by using the NBN Co’s address checker .
Why is my nbn not connecting to the internet?
Solid red (or blinking) There may be a line fault or problem affecting the nbn™ connection box. Turn off power to the nbn™ connection box and contact your phone and internet provider. If that doesn’t work, contact your phone and internet provider.
Why is my Optus home internet not working?
Reset the connection: Turn your modem and your computer off and leave them off for 60 seconds. Turn both devices back on and allow a few minutes for them to reconnect.
How do I connect my Optus modem to NBN?
Grab the Ethernet cable with yellow connectors. Connect one end of the cable to the yellow Ethernet Port on your shiny new modem and the other to the back of your computer. If NBN Co. connect your address using NBN Fibre to the Basement or Node, you’ll connect your Optus modem to the NBN wall socket.
Can I use a Optus modem with Telstra?
No you can’t use a Telstra modem on the Optus network. The details won’t be in the Optus system. You need an Optus cable modem. Yes if you bridge another router to your Optus modem then you’ll get a new IP.
Do I need to keep my landline with NBN?
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.
How do I fix NBN WiFi?
Power off your modem for 15 minutes to allow connection to re-establish with the network. Turn off the computer/device that you are connecting with then turn it back on again and reboot the modem. You may need to reset your modem to its factory settings.
Can I use my own modem with Optus NBN?
If you have a home phone number with Optus on the NBN and you intend to use it, you must use the Optus supplied modem as your main network connection as the modem is specially configured to your phone number.
What lights should be on my Optus NBN modem?
The Connection light should be solid blue. Flashing blue means it’s configuring. If there’s a solid or blinking red light, contact Optus technical support. The DSL and Internet lights should be solid blue, with blinking blue indicating that it’s configuring your NBN connection.
Is there anything better than NBN?
For those looking for an alternative to the traditional NBN, home wireless broadband is a good place to start. Home wireless broadband works by connecting to mobile networks in much the same way as a phone does.
Will my home phone work with NBN?
Most touch-dial handsets will work on the nbn network. However, older-style rotary-dial phones and hardwired phones won’t work on the nbn network.
Why is Optus internet so slow?
There are a few reasons you may be experiencing slow data speeds. It may be due to environmental factors, high volume web traffic or your 4G device has moved into a 3G coverage area. These troubleshooting steps can help to resolve your problem.
Optus Modem Optus modems are not locked, but they may not work with other providers. It’s better to check with your new service provider to assist you further.
Is the network termination device a modem?
The Network Termination Device is the box NBN Co installs inside your home that you in turn connect to your Optus nbn modem. It will already be connected to a power supply unit (and possibly a back-up power supply unit).
Does nbn use existing Optus cable?
Once at the node, nbn HFC uses the existing cables to make a connection to your home.
Can I use my Optus NBN modem with another provider?
Generally, Optus modem wont work with a different provider but you can certainly check with them as the new service provider will be the bets to answer this. If you would be coming to Optus, then some modems not supplied by Optus can work but there is very limited support we can offer for these.
How do I fix NBN without internet?
Is nbn connection box a modem?
Fixed Wireless, Fibre to the Curb (FTTC), Fibre to the Premises (FTTP), and Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) all have a nbn™ installed device that acts as the modem. This means these connections only require a router for WiFi. A great modem router is essential in order to get the most out of your nbn™ connection.
Is the nbn box a router?
HFC NBN: You’ll need a router. This will plug into the NBN connection box. Fibre to the Node NBN: You’ll need a modem router. This will plug into the telephone socket used to facilitate your NBN connection.
Is it easy to get NBN with Optus?
It’s easy with Optus nbn home internet. Once you’re Optus nbn home internet ready, it’s time to get connected. Find out how.
Is it OK to remove Optus cable from house?
Now that I have the NBN connected, I would like the Optus cable feed-in removed from my house and the pole on the street.
How to get the most out of Optus 4G?
Find out how to get the most out of your Optus 4G Home Internet service, including WiFi tips and tricks, by following the link below. You can also find troubleshooting steps for any issues you might be experiencing with speeds or dropouts. Looking for help with your Optus Mobile Broadband service?
Where can I get help with my Optus broadband?
You can also find troubleshooting steps for any issues you might be experiencing with speeds or dropouts. Looking for help with your Optus Mobile Broadband service? Follow the link below for help testing your internet speed, connecting your WiFi, troubleshooting dropouts, and more.