PLDT FIBR Woes

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  1. gravija_flare

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    hi guys,

    anyone using the pldt fibr 20Mbps 1899 plan? i have asked an agent about it and she confirms that the connection for our condo building is just vdsl (not purely fiber), with 80% service reliability and 25% / 50% only of the 20Mbps for average upload / download speeds. is this good enough for playing online ps4 games? ;)
     
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    Just this morning, a PLDT tech installed our Fibr line in our home. We upgraded from Plan 999, which peaks around 1 Mbps. Installation was rather quick than I expected (done by a single person and on a holiday too). D/L and U/L speeds are as expected from the plan (Plan 2899). Area is in Cainta, Rizal. Hopefully, future connection issues will be minimal.

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    Has anyone here successfully enabled bridge mode on their ONU recently? I had already contacted PLDT three times last week, with the CSRs giving me different answers each time: (1) that I just simply change the setting in the ONU from route to bridge without any remote configuration from PLDT, (2) they will send a technician to do the configuration, and (3) they are not able to assist in helping me do bridging. Option 1 does not work for me, as it does not give me a WAN IP whenever I set it to bridge mode (along with disabling wireless and DHCP). FWIW, the ONU model that we are using is Fiberhome AN5506-04-F.
     
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    Greenpark?
     
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    guys, what is the default dns servers for fibr? I changed it to google dns servers but i feel that it is slow opening up sites. thanks!
     
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    Greenwoods.
     
  7. chris2x

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    just making sure you're using the correct Google DNS:
    https://developers.google.com/speed/public-dns/

    before falling back to PLDT, you might try OpenDNS first:
    https://www.opendns.com/setupguide/

    will check if i have the default PLDT DNS servers saved somewhere at home later...
     
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    Here's a list of DNS servers for PLDT I found on a website before. But I still use Google's DNS 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4


    58.69.254.3

    58.69.254.4

    58.69.254.8

    58.69.254.9

    58.69.254.43

    58.69.254.46

    58.69.254.70

    58.69.254.72

    58.69.254.103

    58.69.254.104

    58.69.254.106

    58.69.254.133

    58.69.254.134

    58,69.254.135

    58.69.254.137

    202.57.96.4

    203.87.128.3

    203.172.11.21

    203.172.11.25

    203.172.11.26
     
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    my PLDT Fibr (and PLDT landline) has been down for almost a week now. a repairman finally came today and found that a wire in the box through which the cables pass had been eaten through--by ants! :( so now i'll have to wait for a couple more days for a fix. sometimes the most high-tech problems have the most low-tech causes.
     
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    has anyone encountered here an issue where you cannot log in to the web based GUI for the modem? i can see the web page fine but i can't log in using the default adminpldt (or pldtadmin) username.
     
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    same thing happened to our PLDT landline box outside the house. anyway, still waiting for Fibr in our village (we're still on sky 50mbps).
     
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    To those who switched from dsl to fiber, which one is more reliable in terms of stable connection and speed?
    We've been having great dsl at 8mbps inspite of 3-4 kids watching YouTube videos with my wife watching Netflix all at the same time. I'm just curious if it's worth jumping to fiber. No complaints from them except before midnight that there's a slowdown every time.
     
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    I've been very happy with the stability of my Fibr connection. I've had it for a year now and I've had two breakdowns including the present one (see my post above) but otherwise it's delivered pretty much as promised (50Mbps plan).
     
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    no complaints here either! the only time i've ever had to really complain to PLDT was when i was transitioning from FTH DSL to Fibr. otherwise everything has been very smooth sailing. :)
     
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