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=== "Cable" ===
 
=== "Cable" ===
subscribers to TransACT's "cable"/Phase 1/VDSL1 service have '''two''' Cat 5 network cables run to their premises
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Subscribers to TransACT's "cable"/Phase 1/VDSL1 service have '''two''' Cat 5 network cables run to their premises
 
*one services plain old telephone (POTS) only
 
*one services plain old telephone (POTS) only
 
**plug in existing telephone handsets
 
**plug in existing telephone handsets
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*the second services Internet '''and''' ''optional'' "WebTV"
 
*the second services Internet '''and''' ''optional'' "WebTV"
   
subscribers need to be careful not to plug equipment into the incorrect socket
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Users need to be careful not to plug equipment into the incorrect socket as this has reportedly caused equipment failures.
*has reportedly caused equipment failure
 
   
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TransACT might agree to "underground" these cables, at customer expense
 
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Note that TransACT are currently (as of 2013/2014) completing their upgrade of areas serviced by VDSL1 to VDSL2.
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Changes include much higher data rate capabilities and the discontinued use of one of the two pairs of wires run into your premises. Phone services will then become piggy-backed onto the same pair as used by the data only wiring, in much the same way as ADSL uses the same household wiring for phone & data services.
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TransACT might agree to "underground" these cables, at customer expense.
   
 
=== ADSL ===
 
=== ADSL ===

Revision as of 14:50, 12 January 2014

"Cable"

Subscribers to TransACT's "cable"/Phase 1/VDSL1 service have two Cat 5 network cables run to their premises

  • one services plain old telephone (POTS) only
    • plug in existing telephone handsets
    • can also be used with FAX
  • the second services Internet and optional "WebTV"

Users need to be careful not to plug equipment into the incorrect socket as this has reportedly caused equipment failures.


Note that TransACT are currently (as of 2013/2014) completing their upgrade of areas serviced by VDSL1 to VDSL2.

Changes include much higher data rate capabilities and the discontinued use of one of the two pairs of wires run into your premises. Phone services will then become piggy-backed onto the same pair as used by the data only wiring, in much the same way as ADSL uses the same household wiring for phone & data services.


TransACT might agree to "underground" these cables, at customer expense.

ADSL

TransACT installers wire a fixed "splitter" at customers premises (usually withing the ceiling space)

  • phone socket usually remains at original location
    • plug in existing telephone handsets
    • can also be used with FAX
  • socket for Internet service is wired at location of customer's preference (if practical)
    • choose location suitable for WiFi coverage, if appliable
    • also choose location from which wired LAN cables could be run in "star" topology

NBN

Would conform with NBN practice. See previous section

see http://www.transact.com.au for further information

--Rpeters 12:36, 1 September 2013 (EST)