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How Fiber Optic Internet is Installed at Home

Getting a broadband connection for our homes has become a necessity. Just like your electricity, water and other connections, broadband is also something that has to be installed. In many cases, people even install broadband as soon as they move into a new house. However, they might not be able to get it installed right away. The broadband company did not send the right technicians for the job. Thus, you might have to get the fibre optic installation done by yourself.

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Think installing a fibre for home internet is a daunting task? Not if you go through our guide before that.

How to complete the fibre optic installation by myself?

If you are ready to get fibre installed in your home by yourself, then these are the steps that you have to follow:

  1. Find out where the fibre network terminal is located.
  2. Connect your fibre to the network box.
  3. Switch the network box on by plugging it in.
  4. Connect a device to the network box.
  5. Set up your home Wi-Fi.

Sounds easy and simple? Then let us dive right into the specifics of each of the above steps.

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Find out the location of the fibre network terminal

Okay, here is how you get started with your fibre optic installation. Make sure you have an optical network terminal at your home. This will be the cable that connects your router to the internet service provider’s network. These wires will usually be installed in places such as the garage, in a room corner or even in a closet. If you do not have one of these, then you will need to get it installed by a technician. In case you have found the terminal, make sure it is connected to a power socket.

Connect the fibre to the network box

Next, you must connect the network box to the fibre terminal. Ideally, you can do it with the ethernet cable that comes with the network box. One end of the ethernet cable will go into the terminal port, while the other goes to the port on the network box.

Switch the network box on

Once you have successfully connected the network box to the fibre terminal, then it is time to turn the power on. Connect a power cord to the network box and switch it on. The lights on your router will now start switching on, green in colour. Wait for the lights to blink, for up to 15 minutes.

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Connect a device to the network box

Now that the lights on the router are visible, then everything seems to be going perfectly well for you. Therefore, you will have to set up the network now. However, before you get there, you will have to connect at least one device to the Wi-Fi. You can do this either from your smartphone, laptop or even a tablet.

Set up your home Wi-Fi

The final step is rather simple. Make sure you change the home Wi-Fi name to something more recognisable or crafty, and a password that cannot be easily guessed.

Voila! You have now successfully set up your own Wi-Fi! As you can see, setting up your own fibre optic installation is not that complex.

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Yes, you might feel a certain adrenalin rush when you set up a whole Wi-Fi network by yourself. Regardless, the entire process consists of multiple possibilities, and we do not want those to go wrong for you. If you feel that the above-mentioned process is too elaborate or just complex, then you should simply get Airtel broadband.

With an Airtel Xstream fibre connection, you will not have to go through the whole ordeal of setting up a Wi-Fi network at home. instead, our technicians and experts will visit you, at a time of your convenience, and get the Wi-Fi installed. Furthermore, there will be no additional installation charges either. You will not even have to buy your router.

Choosing Airtel also provides you with plenty of additional benefits. For example, you will get a wide variety of Wi-Fi plans to choose from, OTT benefits such as free Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar and Netflix with specific broadband plans, Wi-Fi calling, routers that can auto-troubleshoot, proactive network monitoring, zero buffering or lag, and a lot more.

Thus, you can sit back, relax, and install brand-new Airtel Wi-Fi without hiccups. There is no need to get your hands tied up in Wi-Fi installation