I've looked quite hard and couldn't find any discussion on the issue. I'm thinking of moving to VDSL2, mostly for my uploads. (Fibre is by July 2016.) While I haven't quite decided, I may move to (or stay with) one of the providers providing free installation with a contract. (I don't really think I need it but I guess because of too many people who thought they didn't but did, it seems most no longer make it optional.) However this is a fairly old house with old wiring. It doesn't have an ETP. The demark point is the first junction box in the premises.* The cable itself comes up in ducting under the house.
Anyway, so I'm wondering what with the standard Chorus install provided by the ISPs for "free". I know normally they're supposed to install a master splitter at the ETP, and then run Cat5e minimum to a designed RJ45 port they install in the premises (unless there's already Cat5). What are the standards in a case like mine? Do they route the cable outside and install an ETP then do a normal install? Do they just install a master splitter under the house and route Cat5e from it to the designed jackpoint? Most importantly, do they say my install is too unstandard and I have to pay more? Do I have any say in what they do in this regard?