Philip Loenneker Philip.Loenneker at tasmanet.com.au
Thu May 2 09:58:56 EST 2019

Apparently the co-contribution installation cost will not exceed $5000, but keep in mind that it's only available in areas already serviced by FttP, FttN/B, FttC and HFC. So unfortunately it isn't currently an option for those wanting to get away from the pains of Fixed Wireless.

NBN give discounts to the RSP for 3 year terms, which RSPs should pass on to the end customer. But the zone of the premises also has a significant impact on the per month price. We have to run a quote through the NBN EE portal to confirm pricing every time due to the variables that impact the final cost. 

I can't give pricing information on here, but if anyone wants an indication of price for a specific address, send me the address, speed and contract term privately and I'll get something to you. My apologies if this is a grey area in terms of list charter, but I suspect this will be a case of people asking out of curiosity rather than with an intention to purchase a product, and I don't think anyone is likely to publish much information publicly due to the complexity.

Philip Loenneker | Network Engineer | TasmaNet

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From: Beeson, Ayden <abeeson at csu.edu.au> 
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Subject: Re: [AusNOG] FTTC

That was my first thought too and I couldn't find a concrete figure per month for it, but I did find a document saying you were eligible for a free build on a 3 year contract (may be inaccurate/specific to that provider I found offering that, YMMV) so you'd basically just be paying the up-front build fee over time, but for those with bad connections that are desperate to get onto Fibre, that may be preferable.

Good to know there is another option there, even if it's unlikely most people can/will utilise it.


On 2/5/19, 7:32 am, "Philip Loenneker" <Philip.Loenneker at tasmanet.com.au> wrote:

    Enterprise Ethernet is certainly a better product, but the costs aren't necessarily suitable for a residential customer, regardless of the possibility of a free build (which is not always the case).
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    From: James Andrewartha <trs80 at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au> 
    Sent: Wednesday, 1 May 2019 4:27 PM
    To: Beeson, Ayden <abeeson at csu.edu.au>
    Cc: Philip Loenneker <Philip.Loenneker at tasmanet.com.au>; Jake Anderson <yahoo at vapourforge.com>; Skeeve Stevens <ausnog at futurecrime.agency>; <ausnog at lists.ausnog.net> <ausnog at lists.ausnog.net>
    Subject: Re: [AusNOG] FTTC
    On Wed, 1 May 2019, Beeson, Ayden wrote:
    > That is spot on, but I haven’t seen a single quote come back that was in the price range you would actually consider going ahead with.
    > Admittedly that was for FTTN -> FTTP upgrades, but still I always got the feeling those “choices” were priced to make it unaffordable to regular consumers on purpose, meaning that quote price is effectively sunk money.
    > I’ll be very interested to see what the FTTC -> FTTP quotes come back at, it’s a lot less fibre length to run but still requires a lot of the same types of work in the end so I’m not expecting much.
    $5100 https://whrl.pl/Rfme7I which is ridiculous although these posts from
    2016 https://whrl.pl/ReLT5w and https://whrl.pl/ReLVZj claim why it's expected.
    Really if you want fibre you may as well take advantage of the free builds on nbn enterprise ethernet at the moment than do a tech change.
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