Run Fiber Optic Box From the Optical Network


Fiber optic box will connect the Internet as well as provide other beneficial connections for items like televisions or telephones in the future. You can only install fiber optic boxs in your home if it’s available in your area. To determine this, you’ll need to contact your local phone company. Where there is fiber optic service available, there will be a distribution box in the neighborhood and another box on a phone pole that shouldn’t be more than a few hundred feet away from your house.

Step 1 - box to the House

Get the box from the local box to your house. This is something you can’t do yourself. Instead, you’ll need to connect your phone company and a technician will do the work.

The fiber optic boxs will end up in an optical network terminal on the side of your house. It could also be located in the basement or in the garage. It’s from here that you’ll run the fiber optical lines into your house for phone, Internet and TV.

Step 2 - Check Appliances

It’s all very well having fiber optic box in your house, but you also need phones and a set top box that will work with it. Check your phones to see if older models wont work with fiber optic box. If they don't, you’ll need to buy new phones that are compatible with fiber optic technology. Similarly, make sure your set top box is set up to work with fiber optic box. If not, contact your box provider for assistance.

Step 3 - Running box

You’re going to need to run fiber optic box from the optical network terminal into your house where it will meet the network box for your phone. Unless you’re comfortable working with phone terminal connections, you’ll need to employ a qualified phone engineer to take care of the work.

For your box, you’ll be establish a connection from the optical network terminal to your house’s coaxial network. Again, unless you’re very competent, this work should be carried out by a professional.