How do you connect Chorus fibre?

How do I activate my fibre connection? Simply call your broadband provider and mention you already have fibre installed and only need to activate your connection. Alternatively, call Broadband Compare on 0800 000 305 and they’ll walk you through your options. They can also help you activate your fibre connection.

How is fibre cable connected?

Fiber to the curb (FTTC) means your fiber connection goes to the nearest pole or utility box—not an actual concrete curb. After that, coaxial cables will send signals from the “curb” to your home. This means your connection is made up of part fiber-optic cables, part copper wires.

What fibre cable is Chorus?

We recommend a minimum cable specification of Cat6 (UTP) from the home distributor box to each jack point. So you want to install your own fibre cable from the ETP to the home distributor box? The preferred composite cable used to connect to the Chorus network is the Prysmian Opticat cable.

What lights should be on Chorus box?

Chorus ONT. Off – No power to the ONT. Red – Operating from battery not mains power. Green – Operating normally from mains supply.

What lights should be on fibre box?

Optical/GPON light: No light = No active service on this line. Solid Red light = Issue detected, contact your internet service provider. Solid green light = Optical signal is good, and service is available. Flashing green light = Optical signal is good, and the service is being used.

Can fibre cable be joined?

Simply put, fiber optic splicing involves joining two fiber optic cables together. The other, more common, method of joining fibers is called termination or connectorization. Splicing is also used to restore fiber optic cables when a buried cable is accidentally severed.

How do you run fiber through walls?

You can use a fiber ethernet card, with the appropriate transceiver and cables or patch panel. Or you can use a media converter, which is just a little box with connections for power, copper ethernet, and a fiber transceiver. Or maybe just two transceivers, in which case you need one for the copper side as well.

How do you install fibre broadband?

We build the fibre from the street to your property and connect it to a small box installed on the outside of your house called an external termination point (ETP). If your existing copper phone line is connected by aerial cable or an underground pipe, we usually install your fibre cable in the same way.

What is the agree process for fibre installation?

Discussing the different installation methods that can be used to complete your fibre connections is part of the Agree process, where our technician will meet you at your property for an hour to agree an installation plan before work begins.

How do I get chorus to dig a trench?

You can ask your broadband service provider to place an Overhead to Underground (OHUG) order for Chorus to do the work. The other is more a DIY option where you dig a trench with guidance from our technician on where to dig to ensure it complies with network connection requirements.

How long does the initial meeting with a chorus technician take?

The initial meeting with a Chorus technician takes approximately an hour. Any work that needs to be completed both inside and out on your property will be noted on an agreement form completed by your Chorus technician which you’ll be asked to sign.