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how do i find the nearest available fibre node, to my premises.

How does one find out where the nearest available fibre node is to my premises?

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Level 25: The Singularity
Level 25: The Singularity

Re: how do i find the nearest available fibre node, to my premises.

Go to http://nationalmap.gov.au

Select Add Data (on the left)

Then under Communications, there is a Dataset called Broadband Map. Click the plus sign next to it to add it.

 

Zoom in to your address on the map. This will show you the outline of your Distribution Area. Your Node will be within the area outlined that your address is in.

 

The next step is to go for a walk or drive in that area to find it.

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.
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Re: how do i find the nearest available fibre node, to my premises.

thank you. How will I know what to look for?

Level 25: The Singularity
Level 25: The Singularity

Re: how do i find the nearest available fibre node, to my premises.

Usually a Green Box on the nature strip. About the size of a large Airconditioner Unit.

Never be afraid to back yourself when trying new things, just always make sure you have 3 escape routes if things go wrong.
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Level 1: Cadet

Re: how do i find the nearest available fibre node, to my premises.

Thank you!
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Level 24: Supreme Being
Level 24: Supreme Being

Re: how do i find the nearest available fibre node, to my premises.

Image below shows what a node look like. When working out the distance will have to also measure distance to connecting pillar which could be up to 100 M from the Node in the opposite direction to your house. Below is an image of connecting pillar.

 

Image result for fttn node

 

Image result for telephone connecting pillar

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