Set up Ultra Broadband FTTB

Select your hardware to get started.

TPLinkVR1600v_mini
TP-Link VR1600v only
FTTB NTU
TP-Link VR1600v with a Network Termination Unit (NTU)

 

TP-Link VR1600v only

Follow the instructions below to set up your ULTRA FTTB.

First, ensure you have:

  • Your iiNet TP-Link VR1600v modem.
  • A message from us advising you to plug in your modem.
  • An electrical outlet near your telephone wall socket.
  1. Connect the power cable from your modem's Power Port to an electrical outlet.
  2. Connect the included phone cable from the grey DSL port on your modem to your telephone wall socket.
  3. Make sure the electrical outlet for your modem is on, and press the modem's Power button.
  4. Allow 15 minutes for your modem to boot up and connect automatically.
  5. Check the lights on your modem. If the Internet light is green, you can start connecting your devices and get online.
  6. To plug in additional devices via Ethernet cable, simply connect the Ethernet cables to any of the four yellow LAN ports on your modem.
  7. If you wish to use your Ultra FTTB Phone service, plug a compatible handset into the grey Phone1 port on your modem.
    TP-Link VR1600v FTTB plugin diagram (no NTU)
  8. If you wish to connect your devices via WiFi, you'll find the WiFi name and password on the barcode sticker at the bottom of your modem. 
    TP-Link VR1600v barcode sticker example - WiFi details

We recommend connecting over the 5GHz WiFi channel for faster performance. See Improving WiFi Signal.

 

TP-Link VR1600v with a Network Termination Unit (NTU)

Follow the instructions below to set up your ULTRA FTTB.

First, ensure you have:

  • Your iiNet TP-Link VR1600v modem.
  • A message from us advising you to plug in your modem.
  • An electrical outlet near your telephone wall socket.
  1. Connect the power cables from your modem's Power Port to an electrical outlet.
  2. Connect the power cables from your Network Termination Unit (NTU)'s Power Port to an electrical outlet.
  3. Connect the included phone cable from your modem's grey DSL port to the NTU's Modem port.
  4. Connect the other included phone cable from your NTU's Uplink port to your telephone wall socket.
  5. Make sure the electrical outlets for both devices are on, and press the modem's Power button.
  6. Allow 15 minutes for your modem to boot up and connect automatically.
  7. Check the lights on your modem. If the Internet light is green, you can start connecting your devices and get online.
  8. To plug in additional devices via Ethernet cable, simply connect the Ethernet cables to any of the four yellow LAN ports on your modem.
  9. If you wish to use your Ultra FTTB Phone service, plug a compatible handset into the grey Phone1 port on your modem.
    TP-Link VR1600v FTTB plugin diagram (with NTU)
  10. If you wish to connect your devices via WiFi, you'll find the WiFi name and password on the barcode sticker at the bottom of your modem. 
    TP-Link VR1600v barcode sticker example - WiFi details

We recommend connecting over the 5GHz WiFi channel for faster performance. See Improving WiFi Signal.