Yes, this is correct. While it is physically possible to redirect the
in-house copper, the first box in the line has to terminate VDSL not POTS
(classical telephony) and then present you with ethernet and POTS.


On Fri, 16 Sep 2016, 22:27 David Lochrin <> wrote:

> On 2016-09-16 18:08 Narelle  wrote:
> > You can repoint the daisy chain of cable that is in your house to the
> new device, but the cables do something different.
> The existing POTS cable cannot be connected to the incoming line carrying
> the FTTN service because that has a completely different (VDSL2) signal.
> The incoming line should be connected to an NBN-compatible modem.  If the
> modem has an FXS port it should then be possible to connect the existing
> POTS cable there, but with the restriction I mentioned earlier regarding
> REN loading.
> Or that's my take on it....
> David L.
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