The Complete 2019 Guide To TP-LINK Malaysia routers for UNIFI – see what are the recommended wifi routers that are compatible with UNIFI, Maxis & TIME Fibre and also after-sales support.
About TP-Link Malaysia
TP-LINK was founded in 1966 and headquartered in Shenzhen, China. Given its’ strong foothold in networking devices, TP-LINK is one of the preferred networking devices brands in Malaysia.
They carry a huge range of portfolios for both B2B and consumer market – ranging from routers, wifi extenders to switches. You may or may not notice, ISP providers in Malaysia – Telekom Malaysia, Maxis & TIME Fibre actually use TP-LINK C1200 in their entry-level plans.
Their routers have been widely recognized as reliable and value-for-money compared to other brands.
Best TP-LINK Routers for UNIFI
These routers are recommended as we found buyers that bought have the most positive experience based on a combination factor of budget, reviews, WiFi bandwidth, house sizes, and supported devices.
Whether you are on a tight budget or looking to expand WiFi coverage without sacrificing WiFi performance, this list will help you to make decision.
|Brand & Model||Recommended Plan||WiFi Specs||House Size||Support Device||Budget||Mesh Enabled?|
|TP-LINK C5400X (Tri-Band Gaming Router)||1Gbps||AC5400||>3,000 sq. ft.||> 100 Devices||RM1,001 - 1,500||Yes|
|TP-LINK C50||100Mbps||AC1200||>1,500 sq. ft.||> 20 Devices||RM101 - 150||No|
|TP-LINK Deco E4||100Mbps||AC1200||>2,500 sq. ft.||> 50 Devices||RM301 - 500||Yes|
|TP-LINK Archer A6||300Mbps||AC1200||>1,500 sq. ft.||> 20 Devices||RM101 - 150||No|
|TP-LINK Deco M4||300Mbps||AC1200||>2,500 sq. ft.||> 75 Devices||RM501 - 800||Yes|
|TP-LINK C9||500Mbps||AC1900||>1,500 sq. ft.||> 75 Devices||RM301 - 500||No|
|TP-LINK Deco M5||500Mbps||AC1300||>3,000 sq. ft.||> 100 Devices||RM501 - 800||Yes|
|TP-LINK C3150||800Mbps||AC3150||>2,500 sq. ft.||> 100 Devices||RM501 - 800||No|
|TP-LINK Deco M9 Plus||800Mbps||AC2200||>4,000 sq. ft.||> 100 Devices||RM1,001 - 1,500||Yes|
You may find that despite routers are capable of supporting certain ISP plan, but the coverage and supporting devices may vary by a lot. This is especially true for mesh wifi as it was designed to provide more coverage compared to traditional router.
These routers are all compatible with TM, Maxis and TIME Fibre. Here is a link to full list of TP-LINK Routers.
TP-LINK Router Compatibility
The routers covered here are compatible for UNIFI Turbo, Maxis Fibre & TIME Fibre.
TP-LINK UNIFI Router Setup
In this section, you will learn how to set up your brand new TP-LINK router for your UNIFI plan, this is applicable to all models stated here. Alternatively, you may also browse our UNIFI router guide for more router comparison.
Step 1 – Ready Your UNIFI PPPoE ID & Password
You will need your PPPoE ID & password in order to set up your UNIFI, here is how your ID looks like:
UNIFI ID: ookas@unifi (ending with @unifi)
If you do not have this record, you may contact TM or call 100 (via your landline) to request your ID & password. However, do take note that the person who submits the request must be the owner of the plan (for verification purposes).
Step 2 – Connect Your New Router To TM BTU Modem
All UNIFI packages come with their dedicated Broadband Termination Unit (BTU), you will need to connect your router to TM BTU in order to access their fiber plans.
The latest BTU (upon UNIFI turbo) comes in white color. Here’s how you need to setup your TP-LINK Router:
1. Connect your UNIFI Modem (LAN 1 Port) to your router (WAN Port)
2. For HyppTV box, connect it to your router (LAN 1)
Note: For your HyppTV to work, you will need to plug it into the LAN 1 port that is enabled for IPTV.
Step 3 – Configure your TP-LINK Router
There are 2 ways to configure your router – via Web Browser or TP-LINK Tether App. Your configuration method will depend on your TP-LINK router, however, regardless of the method, both are simple and easy to setup.
Setup via TP-LINK Web Browser
Here’s the official guide by TP-LINK Malaysia to setup via web browser, do take note that you will need a laptop to do this.
Setup via TP-LINK Tether App
- The default ID & password for both portal and Tether is admin/admin
- Make sure you select PPPoE during setup and key in your UNIFI ID & Password
- Remember to select Malaysia-UNIFI profile
- Enable VLAN tagging as it is required for UNIFI to work properly
TP-LINK Malaysia Warranty
All TP-LINK Malaysia products sold by OOKAS comes with 3 years warranty. We only sell original and genuine products, or else we offer a 100% money-back guarantee.
We also offer 2 ways free warranty returns within 15 days of purchase as well as unlimited free one-way shipping during the warranty period.
TP-Link Malaysia Service Center
TP-LINK Malaysia has one official service center located in Plaza Berjaya, below is their listed address – Lot 3.01 – Lot 3.02, 3rd Floor, Podium Block, Plaza Berjaya, 12, Jalan Imbi 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
TP-LINK Malaysia Contact & Support
Here is a list of TP-LINK Malaysia contact, alternatively you can refer to the information below:
Technical & Warranty Support: +603-21414358 (Monday – Friday, 11:30am – 8:00pm)
Location: TP-LINK Malaysia HQ, TP-LINK Malaysia Service Center