What is an ONT?

An ONT is an Optical Network Terminal. This device connects the fibre that has been wired to the outside of your house, to your modem.
This ONT is supplied by your FNO (Fibre Network Operator. You can chat to us about who your operator might be. There are quite a few different FNO's in South Africa. EG: Frogfoot, Vumatel, Metro Fibre, OpenServe etc.

The ONT is a small white plastic box that will be placed on your internal wall. 

It’s important that you think about where the ONT is placed before our technician arrives for your 'Agree' appointment as this can affect your broadband experience. Your modem will plug into your ONT so it should ideally be:

  • close to a power socket (the ONT is powered by a 12v adapter)
  • where you’re using the internet the most.
  • centrally located in your home if possible as that’s how your wifi works best
  • close to data-hungry devices like televisions, stereos, and home servers..

    Please Visit our website to sign up for FTTH or FTTB
    www.thefibreguy.co.za

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