Airtel Xtreme 100mbps Hyderabad review

th4n0s

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well lads, i fell for the meme and finally got the glorious FTTH connection. :D

Price - 2828 (incl. GST) for 3 Months. No additional charges for installation.

Landline will not not be provided. you need to buy you own and use the port on router.

Speedtest



Speed test - Singapore



Speed test - NY




cloudping

Code:
US-East (Virginia)     286 ms
US East (Ohio)     289 ms
US-West (California)     257 ms
US-West (Oregon)     272 ms
Canada (Central)     300 ms
Europe (Ireland)     171 ms
Europe (London)     193 ms
Europe (Frankfurt)     157 ms
Europe (Paris)     179 ms
Europe (Stockholm)     207 ms
Middle East (Bahrain)     65 ms
Asia Pacific (Hong Kong)     92 ms
Asia Pacific (Mumbai)     33 ms
Asia Pacific (Osaka-Local)     126 ms
Asia Pacific (Seoul)     318 ms
Asia Pacific (Singapore)     64 ms
Asia Pacific (Sydney)     341 ms
Asia Pacific (Tokyo)     132 ms
South America (São Paulo)     342 ms
China (Beijing)     1325 ms
China (Ningxia)     348 ms
AWS GovCloud (US-East)     295 ms
AWS GovCloud (US)     269 ms
 

th4n0s

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This is the router they installed:




I cant find much information about it, except that it is imported from china.

router page: 192.168.1.1
username: admin
username: admin


Airtel user CP screen caps:





I changed my DNS to 1.1.1.1 (DNS queries will be routed/resolved through Mumbai CF node)
also changed few settings in firefox :)

 
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igloo

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You are from hyderabad?
2828 for 3 months with unlimited quota?
 


achaudhary997

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I guess that was a mistake from Excitel side. Cause a lot of times i have crossed 100 even 200gb/day and have not yet faced any issue.
 


JB700

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Yeah, as many problems Excitel may have, I have constantly downloaded 3-8TB of data each month when I was on their connection without encountering any problems.
 

th4n0s

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@heisenberg333 , Sorry, I don't have a router atm. will update when i have one. I don't see any option named or resembling "bridge" in router settings.

Updates:

router page: 192.168.1.1
username: admin
username: admin
It's now changed automatically to
username: admin
username: password


Observations:

Bad News:

* us.archive.ubuntu.com is horrendously slow, i get max speed of 100kbps. Note that this is the default mirror set for ubuntu and all of it's derivatives unless changed.
I suggest changing your mirror to something in Singapore (i use 0x.sg). IIT KGP(indian mirror) is a hit or miss and reputably unreliable.

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Good News:

Upon changing DNS to 1.1.1.1 all of your sanskaari (TPB etc..) websites open without a hitch.
 

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