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Originally Posted by Riou View Post
AT&T U-verse is slow.
This... I had to fight with AT&T HQ just to get a bump up to 1.5MB/384KB (down/up) service.
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post #12 of 82
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Originally Posted by rpgman1 View Post
U-verse (I think it's just plain ol' DSL)
Nope, U-Verse is Fiber to the Node/Premises.


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Originally Posted by Gen View Post
This... I had to fight with AT&T HQ just to get a bump up to 1.5MB/384KB (down/up) service.
That would be AT&T DSL, not U-verse. I don't think they even offer U-verse internet that slow.
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i am stuck with att as my only broadband provider. it sucks.
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I have a regional company called midcontinent communications and I pay $44.95 for 30Mbps down and 5Mbps up. If you go to AT&T's site they are slow compared to most and cost just as much if not more. Cable has always been better then DSL. I never really considered DSL as a good coice unless it was your only option. I agree that DSL is old and obsolete but when companies like AT&T don't upgrade people and charge the same overblown prices for less it makes this statement very empty.
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post #15 of 82
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That would be AT&T DSL, not U-verse. I don't think they even offer U-verse internet that slow.
Nope, it is U-verse and they offer slower than what I have. 768/256K I think is the slowest.
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Nope, U-Verse is Fiber to the Node/Premises.



That would be AT&T DSL, not U-verse. I don't think they even offer U-verse internet that slow.

HERE is the Uverse service info per their website. It's not that fast!
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post #17 of 82
Some SDSL can be pretty fast, but nothing compared to FiOS or anything.

Even if speeds are limited, DSL can have much lower latency and less loss than, say, an oversubscribed cable node...
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post #18 of 82
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HERE is the Uverse service info per their website. It's not that fast!
I went into the ATT store for something about my phone and of course the guy tries to sell me on U-Verse. We compared what they offered to what I get with Comcast and the U-Verse was slower AND more expensive than Comcast. At a loss for words, the poor guy then tried selling me on the point that the cable box had a built in router.
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AT&T U-verse is slow.
not at my house.
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HERE is the Uverse service info per their website. It's not that fast!
Thats hilarious. I was stuck on ATT DSL for a damn long time at 6Mpbs (Their fastest on DSL). Once I found TWC was offering internet in our area, I immideately switched and got 25Mbps (to be 35) for a cheaper price than ATT's fastest DSL and a hell lot cheaper than their U-Verse.
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