What is VPI and VCI settings of broadband connections?

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    Virtual Path Identifier (VPI) refers to an 8-bit (user to network packets) or 12-bit (network-network packets) field within the header of an Asynchronous Transfer Mode packet. The VPI, together with the VCI (Virtual Channel Identifier) is used to identify the next destination of a cell as it passes through a series of ATM switches on its way to its destination. VPI is useful to reduce the switching table for some Virtual Circuits which have common path. In simple words these two numbers simply tell the DSL equipment on both the sides that the communication to be established between them.vpi vci What is VPI and VCI settings of broadband connections?

    VPI/ VCI settings are very much important to establish the connection between your Modem and Internet Service Providers. These settings varies from ISP to ISP. It is important that you should enter the correct VPI/VCI settings while configuring the MODEM. The  VPI/VCI settings used by different ISPs at different countries are listed below:

    Internet Service Provider

    VPI

    VCI

    Encapsulation

    Australia – Telstra

    8

    35

    PPPoA LLC

    Argentina – Telecom

    0

    33

    PPPoE LLC

    Argentina – Telefonica

    8

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Argentina

    1

    33

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Belgium-ADSL Office

    8

    35

    1483 Routed IP LLC

    Belgium – Turboline

    8

    35

    PPPoA LLC

    Bhutan- Druknet

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Bolivia

    0

    34

    1483 Routed IP LLC

    Brazil – Brasil Telcom

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Brazil – Telefonica

    8

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Brazil – Telmar

    0

    33

    PPPoE LLC

    Brazil – South Region

    1

    32

    PPPoE LLC

    Colombia – EMCALI

    0

    33

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Columbia – ETB

    0

    33

    PPPoE LLC

    Costa Rica – ICE

    1

    50

    1483 Routed IP LLC

    Denmark-Cybercity, Tiscali

    0

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    France (1)

    8

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    France (2)

    8

    67

    PPPoE LLC

    France (3)

    8

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Germany

    1

    32

    PPPoE LLC

    Hungary – Sci-Network

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Iceland – Islandssimi

    0

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Iceland – Siminn

    8

    48

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    India- BSNL

    0

    35

    LLC PPoA/PPoE

    India- Airtle broadband

    1

    32

    LLC PPPoE /PPPoA

    India-MTNL

    0

    32

    LLC PPPoE /PPPoA

    India Reliance

    0

    35

    LLC/SNAP

    India – Tata Indicom

    0

    32

    LLC PPPoE /PPPoA

    Israel

    8

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Italy

    8

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Jamaica (1)

    8

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Jamaica (2)

    0

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Jamaica (3)

    8

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC SNAP

    Jamaica (4)

    0

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC SNAP

    Kazakhstan

    0

    33

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Mexico

    8

    35

    PPPoE LLC
    Netherlands – BBNED

    0

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Netherlands – MX Stream

    8

    48

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    New Zealand – Slingshot

    0

    100

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Pakistan- PTCL

    0

    102

    PPPoE LLC

    Pakistan Micronet BroadBand

    1

    32

    PPPoE LLC

    Portugal

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Puerto Rico – Coqui.net

    0

    35

    PPPoA LLC

    Saudi Arabia (1)

    0

    33

    PPPoE LLC

    Saudi Arabia (2)

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Saudi Arabia (3)

    0

    33

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    Saudi Arabia (4)

    0

    33

    1483 Routed IP LLC

    Saudi Arabia (5)

    0

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    Saudi Arabia (6)

    0

    35

    1483 Routed IP LLC

    Spain – Albura, Tiscali

    1

    32

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Spain – Colt Telecom, Ola Internet

    0

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Spain – EresMas, Retevision

    8

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Spain – Telefonica (1)

    8

    32

    PPPoE LLC

    Spain – Telefonica (2), Terra

    8

    32

    1483 Routed IP LLC

    Spain – Wanadoo (1)

    8

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Spain – Wanadoo (2)

    8

    32

    PPPoE LLC

    Spain – Wanadoo (3)

    8

    32

    1483 Routed IP LLC

    Sreelanka

    8

    35

    PPPoE/PPPoA

    Sweden – Telenordia

    8

    35

    PPPoE

    Sweden – Telia

    8

    35

    1483 Routed IP LLC

    Switzerland

    8

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Trinidad & Tobago – TSTT

    0

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Turkey (1)

    8

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Turkey (2)

    8

    35

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    United Kingdom (1)

    0

    38

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    United Kingdom (2)

    0

    38

    PPPoE LLC

    United Kingdom – AOL

    0

    38

    PPPoE VC-MUX

    United Kingdom – Karoo

    1

    50

    PPPoA LLC

    Venezuela – CANTV

    0

    33

    1483 Routed IP LLC

    United States

    4DV.Net

    0

    32

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    All Tel (1)

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    All Tel (2)

    0

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    August.net (1)

    0

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    August.net (2)

    8

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    BellSouth

    8

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    CenturyTel (1)

    8

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    CenturyTel (2)

    8

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    Coqui.net

    0

    35

    PPPoA LLC

    Covad

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Earthlink (1)

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Earthlink (2)

    8

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Earthlink (3)

    0

    32

    PPPoALLC

    Embarq

    8

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    GWI

    0

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    QWest (1)

    0

    32

    PPPoALLC

    QWest (2)

    0

    32

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    QWest (3)

    0

    32

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    SBC (1)

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    SBC (2)

    0

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    SBC (3)

    8

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    SouthWestern Bell

    0

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC

    Sprint (1)

    0

    35

    PPPoALLC

    Sprint (2)

    8

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    SureWest Communications(1)

    0

    34

    1483 Bridged LLC Snap

    SureWest Communications(2)

    0

    32

    PPPoE LLC

    SureWest Communications(3)

    0

    32

    PPPoA LLC

    Toast.Net

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    US West

    0

    32

    PPPoA VC-MUX

    Verizon (1)

    0

    35

    PPPoE LLC

    Verizon (2)

    0

    35

    1483 Bridged IP LLC



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  • Simon 08/31/2010, 9:19 AM Reply

    in bangladesh BTCL VPI 0 & VCI 35

    • uhuh 01/29/2014, 9:42 PM Reply

      DO U KNOW THE DNS OF BTCL?

  • victor 10/15/2010, 4:18 PM Reply

    israel is actually 8/48

  • Rahmathullah 11/04/2010, 11:24 AM Reply

    In UAE, VPI=0 and VCI=50

  • Charles 02/21/2011, 6:28 PM Reply

    in egypt VPI/VCI is 0.35

  • Jan 03/29/2011, 6:09 PM Reply

    South Africa: VPI/VCI 8/35, PPPoE LLC

  • Swaroop 04/12/2011, 2:37 PM Reply

    Do any one know the VPI and VCI for PCCW in Hong Kong

  • Swaroop 04/12/2011, 2:47 PM Reply

    Hi Sujith,

    Do you know what is the Encapsulating Type and the Modulation for the same in Hong kong

    • Sujith 04/12/2011, 2:51 PM Reply

      LLC/SNAP

      • Deepak 04/16/2011, 12:53 PM Reply

        Can you tell that in india, do BSNL use ATM Network for broadband communication.

  • Deepak 04/16/2011, 1:15 PM Reply

    Hi Sujith,

    Do you know if BSNL broadband work on ATM Network.

  • Asad 04/20/2011, 9:29 PM Reply

    PTCL in pakistan also uses vpi 0 vci 103

  • mahesh 07/13/2011, 7:31 PM Reply

    india HFCL CONECT 1/32

  • Ross 09/06/2011, 6:02 PM Reply

    Do you know the encapsulation type, VPI and VCI for Brunei e-speed?

    • Sahrul 11/07/2011, 12:00 PM Reply

      Do u have any answer?

  • Pochacho 09/16/2011, 9:36 PM Reply

    Does anyone know the VPI and VCI for Three Hong Kong Broadband?

  • Kevin in Jeddah KSA 10/08/2011, 1:03 PM Reply

    Hello, I have STC ISP with ASL Internet plus STB TV. I have just thrown out the STC (Huawei) modem/router (due to erratic Internet performance) and installed a Thomson TG585 v8 ASL router, which gives great Internet performance (VPI/VCI 0.35) but now my STB internet TV is not working.

    My tech contact in STC says that I need to input a second VPI/VCI (0.100). The TG585 does not seem to allow a second VPI/VCI. Is there a way to do it?

    If not, does anyone know of a ASL modem/router that allows two VPI/VCI? (apart from reverting back to STC’s?). Thanks in advance.
    Kevin

  • victor 10/09/2011, 12:20 AM Reply

    I rhink U tech contact meant that for STS vpi/vci is different which is usual for places with multiple ADSL providers.
    Technical second vpi/vci pair is possibele. never heard it was implemented

  • faruq sandi 01/16/2012, 10:31 PM Reply

    where indonesia?

  • dadster 02/16/2012, 6:49 PM Reply

    Sujit,
    You are doing a great job !
    May I also ask you my doubt ,please.
    Can I use my ADSL ,D-Link Broad band wireless modem which i use in Hyderabad ,India, with BSNL landline connection , if I take it to London or to Sussex in the UK ?
    I think there they have BT telephone line.
    Would there be any configuration problem? ( technically )?
    Would there be any administrative restrictions,that you are aware of ?

    i shall be greatful for an early response ,kindly.
    Thank you
    Regards ,
    dadster

    • Sujith 02/17/2012, 2:14 PM Reply

      If your ISP at London using ADSL technology, you can use the same modem there also.

  • Robert 02/18/2012, 6:15 AM Reply

    Is there a way to find out the settings by tracing the logs?
    I would also get the settings for IPTV in my country, is that possible.

  • Naveen 03/21/2012, 3:46 PM Reply

    What will happen if we change the values of VPI and VCI, I am resident of UK. I have the VPI and VCI values as 0, 38 what will happen if I change them to 0, 35.

    Thanks in advance

  • Niamat 03/24/2012, 8:28 PM Reply

    On my SpeedTouch Router, VPI/VCI values for Micronet Broadband are set to 0.35 and it works? Should it?

    • Sujith 03/24/2012, 8:30 PM Reply

      I think it should be 1 and 32

  • Niamat 03/24/2012, 8:33 PM Reply

    I live in Islamabad Pakistan and use Micronet Broadband, my SpeedTouch Router uses VPI/VCI values of 0.35 (against 1.32 in above table) and it works, should it? What happens if one sets wrong values of VPI/VCI in the modem?

  • Niamat 03/24/2012, 8:34 PM Reply

    Thanks, I shall change and see….

  • jhem 06/14/2012, 5:57 PM Reply

    in Phil PLDT = 0/100

  • bisman22 06/26/2012, 12:12 PM Reply

    Nepal is 81?!?! I didn’t knew that. I wonder what’s for Japan???

  • LTT DOWN 08/09/2012, 9:41 AM Reply

    my ISP LTT Libya using 100/100. BTW it’s the worst ISP ever !

  • praveen varghese 08/16/2012, 9:59 AM Reply

    Sir, May I know y the vpi and vci are varies fordifferent location?
    and or IP TV , IP phone the values are different evenon the same modem?

  • Bagava 10/03/2012, 8:42 AM Reply

    What about the Canada ?

  • kumar gaurav 10/31/2012, 11:55 PM Reply

    what are the vpi n vci of sifi broadband in india?

  • brian clarke 11/04/2012, 3:00 AM Reply

    hi, does anyone know the settings for lime Barbados, i have trend net router and pppoa vcmux 0 35 does not work.

  • RaMiL 11/14/2012, 1:44 PM Reply

    IN AZERBAIJAN VPI-0 VCI-33

  • samir 11/30/2012, 9:46 PM Reply

    FOR INDIA

    Airtel – VPI-1 / VCI-32.
    BSNL- 0 35

  • isaac 02/21/2013, 10:54 PM Reply

    what about yemen does anyone know that

  • farhad 03/06/2013, 2:28 AM Reply

    Iran :Vpi=0
    Vci=35

  • iran-hormozgan-minab 03/14/2014, 11:52 AM Reply

    in Minab vpi:0 vci:33

  • Amit 03/24/2014, 10:44 AM Reply

    Hi

    Can you please tell me VPI/VCI for MTS BRoadband in Jaipur(India)??

  • Yaaba 06/27/2014, 1:58 PM Reply

    Can anyone please tell me the vpi vci values for Vodafone Ghana? I can’t seem to find it anywhere.

    Any help would be much appreciated. :)

  • Bikram K.C. 07/04/2014, 8:19 AM Reply

    For Nepal Telecom ADSL: VPI:8 VCI:81 Encapsulation:PPPoE LLC

  • sachin 09/10/2014, 11:33 AM Reply

    vpi vci of connect company in india

  • Parmeet singh 09/19/2014, 7:34 PM Reply

    If we change vci and vpi does it cause any problem.

    I also want to about different modes of ADSL like adsl2 adls2+ etc

    Thanks and pleass reply

  • DC 10/28/2014, 1:53 PM Reply

    Brunei: 0/32 or 0/35 or 8/35 1483 Routed IP LLC

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