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PTCL Introduces WiFi Routers for DSL Customers

By  | 29, Jan 2010 | 74 Comments



PTCL WIFI Router PTCL Introduces WiFi Routers for DSL Customers

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL) is now giving WiFi routers to its broadband customers, for wireless connectivity.

If you don’t know, WiFi routers will act exactly as your DSL modems, however, with a difference that WiFi routers can broadcast wireless signals with limited coverage – that is sufficient for in-house use.

So if you use laptop or other wireless devices, such as IP cameras etc, you can ask PTCL for WiFi routers, instead of wired routers (DSL modems).

All this comes with additional rental of Rs. 200 per month. However, this service has no extra cost for broadband customers having Smart TV.

Tariff will be

  • 1Mbps Broadband: Rs 1399
  • 2Mbps Broadband: Rs 2199
  • 4Mbos Broadband: Rs 5199

By the way, Link Dot Net is already providing WiFi routers to its customers with additional charge of Rs. 100 per month.

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  • samz

    Can existing customers ask to replace their using/current Modem? Or can they switch to this new offer or is it for new customers only?

    What about for those people who are using student packages?

    • Tahir Mueen

      The modems will be replaced & I can extend help in this regard but I will charge nominal fee for this. If you need help in this regard pls contact at __________ or email at:i will help u in this regard

      [Comment Edited]

      • dido

        i am have dsl modem student package 1Mb and want to place an order for wifi router..whom to contact??? can you give me any helpline number?? also how much am i supposed to pay monthly??

        • saddam

          CONTACT ME 0312682004
          FOR PTCL WIFI ROUTER

          • Nabeel

            Above cell number is invalid as it’s only 6 digits…It must be 7 digits after code!!
            Fake………..

          • Adeel Shehzad

            bhai ma na la ni ha…………… cantact me me 03418707265

    • Bilal

      Go & buy TP-Link Router cheapest one you get in 2k.
      Then why u want to pay 200 every month.

    • Tahir Mueen

      This is for all Customers but not for Student Package there are Rs200/- extra charges for those who have DSL ONLY & NEW CUSTOMERS & no charges if somebody has SMART TV. If anybody needs help pls contact me at: _______________ or EMAIL: ____________ I will extend all help on NOMINAL CHARGES for those who can pay otherwise NO CHARGES. Thank you.

      [Comment Edited]

    • arselan

      yep i have ordered to install a new wifi router @Rs.100 per month and i was using normal router ZTE before

  • AZ

    whats the range of in feet/meters?
    is there any security setup so that only access is protected by passwords?

    • admin

      yes security is there

    • Zeerak

      Range is around 50 ft in an average home.

  • Faheem

    What if one is using Student’s package?

  • Faheem

    i am an existing PTCL smart TV user can i ask them to replace my router ??? :O

    • Tahir Mueen

      Faheem if you are existing PTCL SMART TV USER pls tell me ur location & I can help u in this regard. Please contact me at ___________ or i will charge very nominal fee for help in this regard.

      [Comment Edited]

  • Shoaib Ahmed

    im already a ptcl DSL user what if i want to change my DSL modem to DSL wifi router modem.

    • Tahir Mueen

      Shaoib sb aoa ur modem will be changed & I can extend help in this regard by charging a nominal fee pls contact at ___________ or email at: i will extend all help to u in this regard

      [Comment Edited]

  • http://www.koolmuzone.com Hamad

    Very stupid to pay 200 per month for a device that is not going to urs either and again very stupid if someone waited for PTCL to introduce this.

    Go buy your TPlink router sets for as low as 1700 Rs

    • Faheem

      already av 2 …. wots bad in getting a third one ;)

    • http://artsyhands.com/ Waisybabu | artsyHANDS

      Agreed.

      It will be much much cheaper in the long run to pay once for your own router, rather than to give an extra 200Rs. per month.

  • http://www.giantclassified.com Muhammad Ali

    in link dot net & ptcl…what abt student package??
    and wifi range??

  • Ahsan

    Can i access its on my wifi enable mobile n95

    • http://www.bstelecom.tk Ehtesham ul haq

      yes can access it on ur mobile device

  • http://techvivid.com Bilal

    The problem is for those who want to operate dsl broadband with additional wifi configuration, that is lan and wifi both operatable, for those users tp-link or linksys wifi routers is the best option as only one time payment of 2200 or 5000. and there would be no additional charges of 200/mo like ptcl

  • imi

    200 per month if u use dsl for 5 months 200×5=10000

    y dun buy tplink routers or linksys for just 2000 and 4000 respectively

    • Zeerak

      Correction: 200 x 5 = 1000

    • Baloch

      Math padho bache. bht kamzor ho math mein.

      • Kamran

        hahahaha

        main ny suna hy ke ye sirf 24 months ke leya charge ho ga

  • ahsen

    yes, student package users can replace there modem with wi-fi routers with no charges and 200rs extra they have to pay per month so this 800rs student package now will be 1000rs per month !

    • samz

      What will be the cost of such modem in the market?

  • Saad Waseem

    Note to all above: TP-Link Wireless Router plus ADSL+ modem is 3100 for 54Mbps, and 3700 for 108Mbps.

    • admin

      Just to add, for 9/10 systems, 54 Mbps router is good. Merits mentioning, WiFi routers share speed amongst the channel…! meaning that, i there is one link, all 54 Mbps will be fully used by one system. If another system comes in, this channel will be divided and half of the bandwidth will be allocated to each computer.

  • Ahmed

    Get a used better brand router in 2000 to 3000 as otherwise you will be paying 2400 to PTCL in one year and still will never own the router.

  • http://propakistani.pk Muhammad Zohair Chohan

    Just heard that this wifi router is not available with student packages….! :(

  • Monster

    Brother aaj kal PTCL DSL k saath bohat problem chal rahi hai baar baar disconnect ho jata hai…or khud he chal parta hai

  • http://www.infopakistan.pk K. Shahzad

    They may have advertised now, but one of my friend using wifi router taken from PTCL on PTCL DSL from at least six months.

    • Kazim Ali

      wifi coverge not good.not more then 40-50 feet

  • http://www.sms4share.com Usman

    What’s the point of getting this if you have to pay 200/month??

    Why not get yourself a TP link WiFi router for Rs. 1800-2000. At least it will be yours forever.

    If PTCL was providing that for free, that would have been great ;)

  • umair junejp

    Not Mentioned the range coverd by router ?????????

  • Sabir

    Announcing WiFi router looks like a big joke since land line is still needed and frankly speaking how many of the home users have laptops. Moreover charging Rs. 200 rent is totally unfair since number of low cost routers are already in market and PTCL is making no exception.
    Why PTCL is not announcing independent and low cost WiFi device for home users? The EVO is too costly.
    I request PTCL that People have much awareness so please don’t play with them.

    • M.Saleem Sabir

      U R very right Landline is required AND AND AND the Landline shud be in working order if the line is frm the 1947 then how U wil run the dsl modem….I am having this problem my modem always sinks due to the old cable patch although my residential area is having fresh cables but outer side what to do NOT only this BUT due to wrong poll connection are also a fact(My home wire is coming over the ground whereas my right side home is supplied from my left side and infront school also get the cable over the groung there are many problems with the cable whereas the development made each house 2 connection on each poll on that particular road but while connecting NOBODY care for that

  • khawar

    asa i have received this ptcl adsl wireless modem today! but they said it just temporary, we will provide you conventional adsl modem which came with free installation. service.

  • http://facebook.com/imranhunzai Imran Hunzai

    The 200 per month fee is not good enough. It’s better to buy our own linksys wireless router

  • Usman Arif

    I am already using the 1MB connection with WiFi Router.

    PTCL charged me Rs.1000 in start for WiFi and thats it.

    What is its impact on this now?

  • Murad Gwaduri

    Surprise !!! WiFi is not for student package. I called on 080080800 and come to know that this service is not for student package.. So students please stay away from this device ..:)

  • noman

    hmmmmmmmmmmm yanii kay main sahii soch raha tha bhai logoo kay ptcl kay wifi lana baywakoofi hai jab kay market se app ko tp-link sasta par raha hai jo hamasha kay liyee app ka hii hoo ga…….

  • WS

    wt abt student pkg in ptcl wifi.

  • Bilal

    Can anybody got this PTCL wifi router.

    Please tell me the Company & model number they giving.
    I think ptcl have hawawiee or ZTE router.

  • Muhammad Qaiser abbas

    hi dear, this is nothing ,from market we can take wifi router at moderate prices and it will become our for long time not like PTCL property, hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  • Gohar

    i have ZTE MODEM OF PTCL And i have bought TP LINK router too. now i want to configure it but PTCL people are not calling me back?

    can any one of your help me in this matter.
    i want to set my wire less
    and use wireless internet on my mobile
    PCTL help line are saying we will call you but they havent called me for last 9 days.

    please help me in this matter

    • Tahir Mueen

      My name is TAHIR MUEEN & Gohar sb please contact me at _____________ & I will help u in every matter but I will charge very nominal fee for this if you are ready to pay me if possible for you sir but i will help in every matter sir. pls contact me sir thank u

      [Comment Edited]

    • Bilal

      If you are in Islamabad/Rwp. I can help you.
      mail @ bilalwise@hotmail.com

  • tanveer_hussain

    You are all idiot. The TP Link is a networking device. This device is completely change with PTCL BOARDBAND WIFI routers. I already buy this TP link there is nothing link with PTCL BOARDBAND WIFI.

    Sorry about my english.

  • mujeeb

    PTCL WI-FI SE 100 DAFA QUBEE ACHA HAI ADVANCE AT STARTING 1650+1 MONTH FREE PERMONTH 850 RUPEE.
    PTCL 500 RUPEE SERVICE CHARGES 1350 PERMONTH UNLIMITED.BHAIYO JO BHI MOBILE PE CHALATA HAI WI-FI
    US KE LIYE ACHA HAI QUBEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE IS THE BEST.

  • http://www.google.com Mae Insana

    In the present day, I obtained a second-degree burn and journey to the emergency room because a baked potato exploded in my hand.

  • Lahorimunda

    Guys kindly visit hafeez center … Canada and European made ADSL wifi router are available in just 1000 to 1200 Rs.

    yaar aab tu koi pagal hi hoga agar PTCL ko 200 RS/month rent day ga.please be informed these r used wifi routers but who cares if used

  • Umer

    Address complete do yar Hafeez cntr ka???
    aur range ???

  • http://ptcl Saqib Rajput

    Salam Dear ,
    ap mujhy student package pr 1MB de dain or charges 900 Rupee per month dain plz

  • http://ptcl.com.pk Saqib Rajput

    Salam dear ,
    Ap mujhy 1Mb Speed de dain or charges us k 900 rupee per month dain Please

  • Adeel Shehzad

    ag koi wifi modrm sale ke chala ta ha to plz cantact mr 03418707265

  • http://trtr sheeraz

    ab asa karo bazar jao aur wifi router le aao …..asan tarika hai

  • http://trtr saeed

    kis se ko bhi wifi bechna ho contact me 03082446030 aur price 1500 please itne main dena

  • Aqsa

    plz..can u tell me about new offer of DSL WiFi Modem??

    • rehman

      mere pas hai wifi router 1500 me doga model no.w1500 is numpe contant karna 03032648190

  • ALi

    Slm sab ko mera sawal ya ha mery pass student pakage modem ha 900 wala lakin mujay abi wifi modem lagwana ha plz kohi meri help kary ga k mujay kia karna ho ga our mery liya easy way our sasta kia ho ga thanku

  • maria

    mujay order diay hua aaj ek mahina hogaya but intehai thaki hui servc hai k mujay ab tk ik call b nai ae ptcl sa wase khte hain k 3wrking days ma mil jata hai but afsos ha ptcl walo ki asi ghatya servc pa …

  • OMER MALIK

    IS THERE ANY WAY TO CONNECT A WIFI TO MY PTCL SMART ?

  • OMER MALIK

    it has wifi, but range is pretty low, anyway i can enhance the range ?