A network outlet (port):

  1. Is required for a wired network connection.
  2. Has a white faceplate with identifying letters and numbers on it for each outlet.
  3. Needs to be activated to provide access to the network.
  4. Can be activated for access to different network services.

You can find out if an existing network outlet is active by plugging your computer into it and confirming you have network connectivity. Alternatively, contact AskOtago to check this for you.