[chbot] Recommendations for fibre in CHCH
ewblen at e.email
Fri Mar 5 03:02:39 GMT 2021
On 5/03/21 3:55 pm, Spencer Travers wrote:
> Talking about Christchurch, the ONT is owned by Enable and is part of their network. Enable is not a retail ISP.
> An ISP typically supplies a Wi-Fi router that connects to the ONT via ethernet. Confusingly, this is often still called a "modem" by many ISPs (to be fair, many of these do also contain ADSL/VDSL modems). If your ISP provides a VoIP service, this normally plugs into the ATA built into the ISP router. In some less common cases the phone plugs into the ONT.
AFAICS (at my mother's), Spark's ONT also provides the ATA (i.e. telephone), and connects to the wifi router to provide internet access.
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