NBN built a hut behind the Telstra exchange in Redlands, Queensland after running out of room for equipment inside the main exchange building.
Andrew Sadauskas travelled to Queensland as a guest of NBN.
The OLT is used to supply NBN’s fibre-to-the premises brownfield network and some recent fibre-to-the-basement deployments in the area.
Pictured: An Alcatel-Lucent 7210 SAS-R access aggregation switch (AAS) with 40 ports.
NBN chief architect Tony Cross holds a fibre-to-the-distribution-point (FTTdp) unit which will be placed in a pit outside a customer’s premises.
A multi-dwelling unit (MDU) was hooked up to the Optus HFC network as part of NBN’s hybrid-fibre coaxial (HFC) trial.