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senor
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Home phone on NBN

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My home phone is via the nbn modem - can I conect a standard phone when I go away and leave the nbn modem turned off ?

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Level 24: Supreme Being
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Re: Home phone on NBN

To access message bank from mobile dial your number as soon as you hear the message bank greeting press 9 then enter your password and follow the prompts.

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Level 24: Supreme Being
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Re: Home phone on NBN

If you go away you cannot connect normal phone to wall phone socket and turn modem. The phone service is no longer delivered as a separate analogue signal over the copper wires. It is delivered as part of the digital data and a modem is required to convert the signal back to a normal analogue signal compatible with a normal phone which can be plugged into green phone socket on the back of the modem.

 

It is okay to turn modem off while away. If the modem is turned off all incoming calls will be redirected to message bank.

senor
Level 2: Rookie

Re: Home phone on NBN

Thank you for that - how do I access the message bank remotely from my mobile ?
Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being
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Re: Home phone on NBN

To access message bank from mobile dial your number as soon as you hear the message bank greeting press 9 then enter your password and follow the prompts.
senor
Level 2: Rookie

Re: Home phone on NBN

Thank you very much for your help :-)
Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being

Re: Home phone on NBN

@senor
I made a mistake in previous post, With NBN dial # at the greeting not 9 to retrieve the messages.

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