How does fibre connect to my home?

On installation day, a technician from the relevant NIP will go to your house to run the fibre cable from a fibre node in your area, to your property. Referred as a drop cable

They will connect the fibre cable to a device called an ‘Optical Network Terminal’ or ONT. This device converts the optical signal back into an electrical signal, so that it can communicate with the router.

The ONT device will be installed in a convenient area on your property, and the Wi-fi router will be connected to it. The technician will test the connection, ensure that everything is in order.  And Voila You are now connected to the internet.