Does the NBN Offer Accurate Details For Your Address ?

We are told to go to the NBN website for details on when connections will be live in our suburb and what type of connection we will be getting. Well on FIVEaa today at 1.00pm I announced that i had done a search on my address and the information came back stating that FTTN was live in my suburb and I could switch now. Unfortunately I am getting Fixed Wireless and not until later in the year , I did inform my contacts at the NBN who remarked via email that it was a ” good catch ‘ and they would tell the web people. Well as of today it is still wrong , so the question arises , how many other suburbs are being given wrong information.I have also keyed in varying addresses in my area to find the same result. So head on over to NBN and check your address , you maybe able to get the NBN now or maybe not if the information is inaccurate.

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Questions I Am Asked About the NBN

Will switching to the NBN be quicker than my current connection ? In the majority of cases , depending on the plan you choose and the provider yes. One thing that will definitely improve is the upload speed. How do I know when the NBN is coming to my suburb ? You will be letter-boxed and representatives will knock on your door or go to the NBN website to get the date. What happens to my phone line and phone number ? To be sure you keep your phone number, ask your service provider to confirm that they will keep your phone number when you transfer your service over to the nbn™ network. However with some providers they are under no obligation to do this. What happens during a power failure ? You will lose your phone line and internet access so consider a UPS which may help for a while until the power comes back on. – NBN advice on power outages Which plan should I choose ? Not the cheapest or the slowest as you may notice little difference from your current setup and remember not all telcos are created equal. I would avoid the 12/1 mbps plan which… Read More

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10 Tips On The NBN

You will know when the NBN is coming – NBN will letterbox drop your suburb numerous times and you can go to the NBN website , key in your address and find out a date , even for the next several years There are 4  types of NBN that the average household should be concerned with fibre to the home , fibre to the node , wireless and satellite – most people now will get fibre to the node , wireless and satellite NBN is not just all about the download it is about the upload speed as well Not all telcos are created equal – choose your provider carefully – either stick with your current provider – if they support the NBN or move but remember your email address To be sure you keep your phone number, ask your service provider to confirm that they will keep your phone number when you transfer your service over to the nbn™ network. If you have a medical alarm – register it with the NBN then households with medical alarms can be identified where additional support may be needed for the household’s move off their existing network. If you have an installer… Read More

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Suggestions If You Are Suffering from Slow Internet Speed

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Online Shopping Tips – Adobe Software – Christmas Tips – NBN

Shopping Online This Christmas – Tips  Research Sites And Sellers Research a site through Google before you buy from a seller that you have not done business with.  Some attackers try to trick you by creating malicious websites that appear legitimate, so you should check the site before supplying any information. Is The Site Legitimate Before you entering personal and financial information to make a transaction, look for signs that the site is secure. This includes a closed padlock on your web browser’s address bar or a URL address that begins with https. Do not use unsecured wireless networks to make an online purchase.  Protect Your Personal Information:  When making a purchase online, only fill out required fields on a vendors checkout form.  Check the website’s privacy policy to understand how your information will be stored and used. How Will You Pay   Credit cards are the safest option because they may allow buyers to seek a credit from the issuer if the product isn’t delivered or isn’t what was ordered.  Credit cards may have a limit on the monetary amount you will be responsible for paying if your information is stolen and used by someone else.  Keep A Paper Trail Print and save… Read More

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