Technical Guides


Technical Guides

   nbn™ Fixed Wireless (FW) service

   nbn™ Fibre to the Block (FTTB) service

   nbn™ Fibre to the Curb (FTTC) service

   nbn™ Fibre to the Node (FTTN) service

   nbn™ SkyMuster Plus Satellite service

   nbn™ Service Classes

             

 

     Email Services

     SMTP Server

     Internet WAN port

     Internet Speed Test

 

Author: Cablefarm   Date Posted: 5 July 2019  

SMTP Server

Simple Mail Transport Protocol (SMTP) servers were a standard feature in each and every ISP network many decades ago.  Everyone had one or more.  The fun quickly got spoiled by spammers abusing the SMTP servers to send out their unwanted commercial mail and malware messages.  And since then, no ISP has an open SMTP server anymore.

Today, one can have a more sophisticated and free e-mail account with Google, Yahoo and many others. Look under "Mail" to sign up with someone.

 

 


Australia has retired our old and proven analog colour television standard (the German PAL system with dual carrier stereo sound), which had served the country well for something like four decades. It's gone, and it won't be back. We now have our state-of-the-art digital television, and in Australia the current standard for terrestrial television broadcasting is called DVB-T. Satellite broadcasting is...


Vantage Broadband does not provide any E-mail services with your broadband subscription. Free and very good E-mail account services are readily available from Google, Yahoo, and others.

E-mail is an everyday tool for most of us.  And whilst in the beginnings of the public dial-up Internet it was c...


ELECTRICAL SAFETY RECALL for Mesh WiFi extender models Amplifi AFI-HD and Amplifi AFI-P-HD

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NBNco - Fibre to the Curb (FTTC)

Your home router/Wi-Fi box needs to be configured for EWAN with PPPoE.  Vantage Broadband will provide you with the login credentials.  If you need any help, ring us and we'll send out a technician to do the setup for you.

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Check your Internet connection speed the easy way.  

Goto https://fast.com

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NBN co - Fibre to the Node (FTTN) connection

You need to procure your own VDSL2 modem/wifi box.  Buy one in the shops or order one from Vantage Broadband.

The modem needs to be connected to a telephone socket to connect with the NBN.  Ensure no filters or any other equipment is plugged into the same phone line.  It should only have the new VDSL modem connected and nothing else.

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NBN Co - Fibre to the Block (FTTB) connection

You need to procure your own VDSL2 modem/wifi box.  Buy one in the shops or order one from Vantage Broadband.

The modem needs to be connected to a telephione socket to connect with the NBN.  Ensure no filters or any other equipment is plugged into the same phone line.  It should only have the new VDSL modem connected and nothing else.

Connect the modem as per the diagram above and configure the line credentials (VDSL username and password) as supplied to you by Vantage Broadband.   When in the ...


Connecting to the Vantage Broadband Service Ethernet WAN port

In some Residential Estates and some Apartment Buildings with their own wired internal network, the Vantage Broadband Internet Service will be delivered on a wall plate with an RJ45 type WAN connector.  This is a so-called Wide Area Network (WAN) p...


NBN Co will install with their own staff or with their own contractors a Network Termination Device (NTD) with four data connectors of the type RJ45 marked Uni-D 1~4, and two phone connectors of the type RJ11 marked Uni-V 1~2.

There will be a fibre connection box nearby as well, and a mains power supply unit. &...


Author: Cablefarm   Date Posted: 10 February 2021  

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In some locations an nbn™ Fixed Wireless (FW) service is available.  This requires an antenna to be installed on your roof to link up with a nearby NBN tower.

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NBN Fixed Wireless - Antenna

nbn™ contractors will install an antenna on the roof and an indoor box inside the house near a power point to power the antenna. This ...


Service Class 0 This is a location that will be serviceable by fibre to the premises (FTTP). You won′t be able to activate the service just yet as the nbn™ are still running fibre between the pits. til the area is ready for service.