What equipment needs to be installed

Quick answer

The equipment installed to connect your home to amaysim will depend on the technology used to service your home. Once you let us know your address, we'll let you know whether any equipment will need to be installed.

How will my connection be installed?

Every address in the country is mapped by the nbn (or LBNCo) to determine the type of network technology used to service your address, with each technology being installed in its own unique way.

Your address () uses nbn.


Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)

Fibre to the premises (FTTP) is the scenario where the nbn is able to run a fibre optic line all the way to your premises, terminating at a utility box that’s installed outside your home, an nbn connection box will also need to be installed inside your home.

What does Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) equipment look like?
FTTP Equipment

Things to keep in mind when your equipment is being installed

Your nbn Connection Box will need to be located close to an existing telephone wall socket and power outlet inside your home. If you don’t have an existing telephone wall socket, your technician will help you find the best location.

amaysim also recommends keeping the following things in mind when choosing where you want the connection box to be installed:

  • Choose a cool, dry ventilated area away from any water outlets
  • Choose an area that’s easily accessible in case you need to check the connection status lights

The key thing to remember is that your connection box should be installed in a location that you’re completely comfortable with.

Once your nbn connection box is set up and your service is activated, you'll need to connect it to an nbn-ready modem, which can be purchased when you first sign-up to amaysim (recommended).

Your address () uses nbn.


Fixed Wireless

Fixed Wireless is where data is sent wirelessly from a transmission tower to an antenna that has been fitted to your roof.

What does Fixed Wireless equipment look like?

Fixed Wireless

Things to keep in mind

Your nbn Connection Box will need to be located close to an existing telephone wall socket and power outlet inside your premises. If you don’t have an existing telephone wall socket, your technician will help you find the best location.

amaysim also recommends keeping the following things in mind when choosing where you want the connection box to be installed.

  • Choose a cool, dry ventilated area away from any water outlets
  • Choose an area that’s easily accessible in case you need to check the connection status lights

The key thing to remember is that your connection box should be installed in a location that you’re completely comfortable with.

Once your nbn connection box is set up and your service is activated, you'll need to connect it to an nbn-ready modem, which can be purchased when you first sign-up to amaysim (recommended).

Your address () uses nbn.


Fibre to the Node or Basement

Fibre to the Node or Basement (FTTN/B) is where a fibre line is run to a newly built cabinet (referred to as a node) in a nearby street or to the communications box in your building's basement, which is then connected to a wall socket in your home using existing copper wiring.

What will my setup look like?

FTTN

The nbn won’t need to install any equipment in your home. However, if you live in an apartment and are connecting to the nbn for the first time, an nbn technician may need to access your building's communications box (your building manager will know where this is). amaysim will let you know what you'll need to do after you've signed up, so that you can plan ahead.

Once your nbn connection is set up and your service is activated, you'll need to connect it to an nbn-ready modem, which can be purchased when you first sign-up to amaysim (recommended).

Your address () uses nbn.


Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC)

Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) is where fibre leads to a cabinet (referred to as a node) near your home. Existing ‘pay TV’ coaxial cabling is then used to connect the node to your premise which leads to a wall socket inside your home.

An nbn Utility Box will need to be installed outside your premise, as well as an nbn Connection Box inside your home.

What does the Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) equipment look like?

Installation if you don't have a Pay TV service:

HFC

Installation if you have an exisiting Pay TV or cable internet service:

HFC TV
Things to keep in mind when your equipment is being installed

Your nbn Connection Box will need to be located close to an existing wall socket and power outlet inside your premises. If you don’t have an existing wall socket, your technician will help you find the best location.

amaysim also recommends keeping the following things in mind when choosing where you want the connection box to be installed:

  • Choose a cool, dry ventilated area away from any water outlets
  • Choose an area that’s easily accessible in case you need to check the connection status lights

The key thing to remember is that your connection box should be installed in a location that you’re completely comfortable with.

Once your nbn connection box is set up and your service is activated, you'll need to connect it to an nbn-ready modem, which can be purchased when you first sign-up to amaysim (recommended).

Sorry, your address is not yet nbn-ready. For more details about the technology that is likely to be used at your address, please check the nbn website.

This means that amaysim nbn is not available for (change?)

Get notified once amaysim nbn is available for you.

Check your address to find out exactly what equipment will be installed at your address.

Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)

Fibre to the premises (FTTP) is the scenario where the nbn is able to run a fibre optic line all the way to your premises, terminating at a utility box that’s installed outside your home, an nbn connection box will also need to be installed inside your home.

What does Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) equipment look like?
FTTP Equipment

Things to keep in mind when your equipment is being installed

Your nbn Connection Box will need to be located close to an existing telephone wall socket and power outlet inside your home. If you don’t have an existing telephone wall socket, your technician will help you find the best location.

amaysim also recommends keeping the following things in mind when choosing where you want the connection box to be installed:

  • Choose a cool, dry ventilated area away from any water outlets
  • Choose an area that’s easily accessible in case you need to check the connection status lights

The key thing to remember is that your connection box should be installed in a location that you’re completely comfortable with.

Once your nbn connection box is set up and your service is activated, you'll need to connect it to an nbn-ready modem, which can be purchased when you first sign-up to amaysim (recommended).

Fixed Wireless

Fixed Wireless is where data is sent wirelessly from a transmission tower to an antenna that has been fitted to your roof.

What does Fixed Wireless equipment look like?

FWireless

Things to keep in mind

Your nbn Connection Box will need to be located close to an existing telephone wall socket and power outlet inside your premises. If you don’t have an existing telephone wall socket, your technician will help you find the best location.

amaysim also recommends keeping the following things in mind when choosing where you want the connection box to be installed.

  • Choose a cool, dry ventilated area away from any water outlets
  • Choose an area that’s easily accessible in case you need to check the connection status lights

The key thing to remember is that your connection box should be installed in a location that you’re completely comfortable with.

Once your nbn connection box is set up and your service is activated, you'll need to connect it to an nbn-ready modem, which can be purchased when you first sign-up to amaysim (recommended).

Fibre to the Node or Basement

What will my setup look like?

FTTN

The nbn won’t need to install any equipment in your home. However, if you live in an apartment and are connecting to the nbn for the first time, an nbn technician may need to access your building's communications box (your building manager will know where this is). amaysim will let you know what you'll need to do after you've signed up, so that you can plan ahead.

Once your nbn connection is set up and your service is activated, you'll need to connect it to an nbn-ready modem, which can be purchased when you first sign-up to amaysim (recommended).

Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC)

Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) is where fibre leads to a cabinet (referred to as a node) near your home. Existing ‘pay TV’ coaxial cabling is then used to connect the node to your premise which leads to a wall socket inside your home.

An nbn Utility Box will need to be installed outside your premise, as well as an nbn Connection Box inside your home.

What does the Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) equipment look like?

Installation if you don't have a Pay TV service:

HFC No

Installation if you have an exisiting Pay TV or cable internet service:

Pay TV
Things to keep in mind when your equipment is being installed

Your nbn Connection Box will need to be located close to an existing wall socket and power outlet inside your premises. If you don’t have an existing wall socket, your technician will help you find the best location.

amaysim also recommends keeping the following things in mind when choosing where you want the connection box to be installed:

  • Choose a cool, dry ventilated area away from any water outlets
  • Choose an area that’s easily accessible in case you need to check the connection status lights

The key thing to remember is that your connection box should be installed in a location that you’re completely comfortable with.

Once your nbn connection box is set up and your service is activated, you'll need to connect it to an nbn-ready modem, which can be purchased when you first sign-up to amaysim (recommended).

Your address is nbn-ready, but our plans aren't available for your address.

This means that amaysim nbn is not available for (change?)

Get notified once amaysim nbn is available for you.

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