No, you do not need an active phone line to get an internet service on the nbn™.
Unlike ADSL, the nbn™ does not require you to have an active landline.
Most ADSL customers only have a phone line so they can have an internet connection.
Can you get NBN without a phone line?
With an NBN connection there is no need to keep an active telephone service. NBN broadband plans and bundles can be provided with no need to pay for traditional telephone line rental.The NBN network is being rolled out across the country in a number of different methods.
Will my existing phone work on the NBN?
If you have an existing analogue phone, in most cases it should continue to work on NBN Fibre connections by just plugging it in to the voice port (marked UNI-V) on the modem or NTD box. If you are connected via FTTN, FTTB, or HFC your phone service will not work in the event of a power failure.
How do I connect my phone to the NBN?
Plug one end of your RJ11 phone cable into the UNI-V 1 port on your NBN™ Connection Box, and then plug the other end into an available phone port on the nearby patch panel. Use another RJ11 phone cable to plug your phone into the corresponding phone port on another patch panel in your home.
Do you have to have a landline to have internet?
Most broadband deals require a home phone line to be in place, even if you never use it. First off, it’s important to note that landlines are still very much in use by some people. That said, there are still some options for maintaining internet connectivity without having to pay for a landline you don’t actually use.