Wifi Modem

Discussion in 'BSNL broadband' started by narasimhan1990, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. i'm planning to buy a new wifi enabled mobile phone.
    i have(own) bsnl type 1 modem(ut300r2u) which does not have wifi.
    so i'm planning to buy wifi modem.

    can i exchange my type 1 modem for a wifi one provided by bsnl. r the modems provided by bsnl reliable? which one to select. here's the link
    Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.

    if it's not reliable suggest alternatives.
  2. essbebe

    essbebe LEARNER

    If modem on rent you can exchange it.
    Will be given 50% on total rent paid+deposit paid for outright purchase only of old modelUt300R2U.
    See FAQ45 under broadband.

    2. Confirm you have a desktop/laptop wifi enabled
    to check the wifi settings in new WIFI router.
    if correctly set ( new wifi router)
    WIFI network name may appear in the phone .)

  3. meetdilip

    meetdilip The Wizard

    Get yourselves a modem from BSNL. They are good and BSNL will configure it to you according to the settings. For rent it is Rs. 80 per month or Rs. 1600 + tax for outright purchase.
  4. i own the modem.

    i have desktop. no laptop

    the reason for changing to wifi modem is because i'm getting a new wifi enabled mobile phone.
  5. meetdilip

    meetdilip The Wizard

    Good. It is better to get modem on rent.
  6. why is renting better?

    since if i pay rent(rs 80 per month) for say 2 yrs i'll be paying it's actual price.

    and which bsnl modem to select among these.
    Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.
  7. essbebe

    essbebe LEARNER

    Wifi modem
    (a) PURCHASE
    cost Rs 1600+ Taxes approx Rs 165/=Total cost Rs 1765/=
    (Modem Replacement for 12 months )
    Security Deposit Rs 1000/= ( no Tax)
    Rent at Rs 80/=P.M paid for say 20 months Rs 1600/= + taxes
    50 % of this Rs 800/=+taxes
    Deposit Rs 1000/=
    Modem is yours. ( some refund ?)
    See FAQ45 in Broadband.
    ( free replacement for 20 months)
    (c)you decide to buy a better model
    like Buffalo/Linksys/FDlink/Netgear etc.
    Return rental modem any time say within 3 or 6 months.
  8. k thanks. i'll just rent it then. just 1 more doubt. what is the advantage in having voIP enabled modems?
  9. arpit20one

    arpit20one Member

    one more thing while using a wifi enabled phone....it will always show 'no web gateway reply'...to overcome dat problem...u have to goto router settings and remove da option of connecting to internet through username and password...then only ur phone will will work with wifi....for security..enable WEP security in router setting and set a password for dat...!!!
  10. gaggan4392

    gaggan4392 New Member

    That means PPPoE mode...........
  11. ya i know that wifi works only in pppoe mode.
    and can i use pc(ethernet), mobile(wifi) as well as laptop(wifi) at the same time.
  12. essbebe

    essbebe LEARNER

    Enable DHCP in your modem/router.
    Also UPnP if seen.
    Mentionmodem/router/wifi make/model etc.
    In computer TCP/IP Properties
    Obtain Ip address automatically.

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