ACT FIBERNET: Why we will never offer Unlimited Plans


SunnyBoi

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How is ACT in BLR ? Any quick reviews ?
Am hearing a lot about bad cc experiences.
It is awesome when it works however when its down for a physical reason like a damaged cable, it can take an eternity for them to fix.

Customer care is one of the absolute worst I've seen. Thankfully one can raise complaints on the android app and if the problem is not at the last mile, it gets resolved fairly quickly.
 

hawk128

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How is ACT in BLR ? Any quick reviews ?
Am hearing a lot about bad cc experiences.
Had ordered a week back. ACT guys installed it today despite lockdown.

Have a new Archer C50 router.
Getting lower speeds on wifi ac. Not sure why. Reset it once already.

ACT - 150mbps line on Archer C50 router
Direct to laptop - 98mbps ( 10/100 port !)
Wifi AC router - 2.4G - 75mbps
Wifi AC router - 5G - 80mbps

also, You Broadband - 200mbps line on TPlink Wifi N router
Wifi N router - 73mbps
 

indy1811

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I enrolled to this but my speed is still around 90 MBPS. Why is that so?

Can we people from the other districts expect speeds like in Hyderabad?
Do you have a gigabit router and LAN port/5ghz band on your laptop? If not, 100mbps is the max speed you can expect.
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Had ordered a week back. ACT guys installed it today despite lockdown.

Have a new Archer C50 router.
Getting lower speeds on wifi ac. Not sure why. Reset it once already.

ACT - 150mbps line on Archer C50 router
Direct to laptop - 98mbps ( 10/100 port !)
Wifi AC router - 2.4G - 75mbps
Wifi AC router - 5G - 80mbps

also, You Broadband - 200mbps line on TPlink Wifi N router
Wifi N router - 73mbps

That router doesn't have a gigabit port so the max speed you'll get will be limited to 100mbps!
 
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hawk128

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That router doesn't have a gigabit port so the max speed you'll get will be limited to 100mbps!
I have mentioned that already.
Its the Wifi ac that's concerning. Either a bad chip or maybe thats its max. performance.
 

indy1811

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I have mentioned that already.
Its the Wifi ac that's concerning. Either a bad chip or maybe thats its max. performance.

How do u expect more than that when the speed coming in to your router through the LAN port won't cross 100mbps?

When they mention 800mbps/1300mbps etc on the box, it's never for a single connection. It is the theoretical output over multiple devices which the router can support. In practice it won't reach even 75% of claimed speed...
 

hawk128

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How do u expect more than that when the speed coming in to your router through the LAN port won't cross 100mbps?

When they mention 800mbps/1300mbps etc on the box, it's never for a single connection. It is the theoretical output over multiple devices which the router can support. In practice it won't reach even 75% of claimed speed...
Ohh the WAN port ; my bad.
 

hawk128

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I'm on ACT 150mbps line.

Can someone please suggest a good dual-band router ?
(tplink c1200, Netgear R6260, DLink DIR825AC)
 

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I am really disappointed with the D-Link router firmware upgrades. They are not regular like Tp-link.

Will recommend TP-LINK.
 

technofast

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I'm on ACT 150mbps line.

Can someone please suggest a good dual-band router ?
(tplink c1200, Netgear R6260, DLink DIR825AC)
TP-link C1200. Have been using it for more than a year after upgrading from netgear. Good reach through walls. But 5Ghz works well only up to 50 mts.
 

princeoo7

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Woh people here talking about 150mbps and that too for good price and I am stuck paying 1300 inr for 20mbps unlimited no fup