Airtel is offering it’s xstream fiber broadband customers solution to increase wifi coverage using proprietary wifi mesh router service called coverage+ by Airtel Xtream. Customers who want to opt for these so called mesh router from Airtel fiber needs to pay ₹1000 security deposit + Rs.100 monthly rental for each of this wifi POD as called by Airtel.

A fiber broadband customer can opt upto 4 wifi PODS with a single connection so one has to pay deposit and rent for each wifi Pod separately. According to Airtel these POD are enough for Home coverage of upto 4000sq ft. That means 1 pc of this Airtel branded wifi mesh router node is good for 1000sq ft of coverage.

For houses bigger than 4000sq ft Airtel offers premium wifi POD service where one get set of 3 premium coverage+ wifi PODs for ₹5000 secuirty deposit and Rs.500 per month rental. These premium devices as per reports are from Linksys Velop brand of Taiwan.

Here warranty with any of these POD is valid as long as you are paying the rental for these devices to Airtel. In contrast if you buy your own router from best wifi mesh router list then you get 3 year warranty and don’t have to pay rental for that period too. Obviously you get to keep it 😉

Best Mesh Router System compatible with Airtel Xstream Fiber
TP-Link Deco M4 Dual_Band Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System, Seamless Roaming and Speedy (AC1200) Mbps, Work with Amazon Echo/Alexa, Router and Wi-Fi Booster, Parent Control Router, Pack of 2, White
  • Wi-Fi Dead-zone Killer—Deco uses a system of units to achieve a whole-home Wi-Fi coverage, Eliminating weak signal areas once and for all;Seamless Experience—units work together to form a unified network with a single network name, so phones automatically connect to the fastest Deco as your moving, creating a real seamless Wi-Fi experience
  • 3,800 Sq. ft. Coverage—A Deco M4 (2 packs) delivers Wi-Fi to an area of up to 3,800 square feet (Lab. data). More Deco’s can be added to the network anytime to increase coverage;Up to 1167 Mbps high-speed—Deco M4 provides fast and stable connections with speeds of up to 1167 Mbps and works with the major internet service provider (ISP) and modem
  • Up to 100 devices—Deco can handle traffic from even the busiest of networks, providing lag-free connections for up to 100 devic;Easy Setup—With the Deco app, to walk you through every step;Multifunctional—Deco M4 can serve as a router, access point or range extender;Parental Controls—It limits online time and blocks inappropriate websites according to unique profiles created for each family member
  • App Control——Multi usages including seeing the connected devices, prioritizing certain devices, setting up a guest network and etc;Alexa compatible—Pair with Alexa to control Deco M4 with simple voice commands;Security Protocol: Wpa-Psk/Wpa2-Psk
  • Operating System: Windows;Control Method: Applicationvoice
TP-Link Deco M4 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System, Seamless Roaming and Speedy (AC1200), Work with Amazon Echo/Alexa, Router and Wi-Fi Booster, Parent Control Router, Pack of 3
  • Wi-Fi Dead-zone Killer —— Deco uses a system of units to achieve seamless whole-home Wi-Fi coverage, eliminate weak signal areas once and for all!
  • Boosted Seamless Coverage —— With advanced Deco Mesh Technology, units work together to form a unified network with a single network name. Devices automatically switch between Decos as you move through your home for the fastest possible speeds.
  • 4,000 Sq. ft. Coverage —— A Deco M4 three-pack delivers Wi-Fi to an area of up to 4,000 square feet . And if that’s not enough, simply add more Decos to the network anytime to increase coverage.
  • Up to 1167 Mbps high-speed —— Deco M4 provides fast and stable connections with speeds of up to 1167 Mbps and works with major internet service provider (ISP) and modem.
  • Up to 100 devices —— Deco can handle traffic from even the busiest of networks, providing lag-free connections for up to 100 devices.
TP-Link Deco E4 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System, Seamless Roaming and Speedy (AC1200) Mbps Dual_Band, Work with Amazon Echo/Alexa and Wi-Fi Booster, Parent Control Router, White-Pack of 2
  • Deco uses a system of units to achieve seamless whole-home Wi-Fi coverage — eliminate weak signal areas once and for all!
  • With advanced Deco Mesh Technology, units work together to form a unified network with a single network name. Devices automatically switch between Decos as you move through your home for the fastest possible speeds.
  • A Deco E4 two-pack delivers Wi-Fi to an area of up to 2,800 square feet (EU version). And if that’s not enough, simply add more Decos to the network anytime to increase coverage.
  • Deco E4 provides fast and stable connections with speeds of up to 1167 Mbps and works with major internet service provider (ISP) and modem.
  • Deco can handle traffic from even the busiest of networks, providing lag-free connections for up to 100 devices.