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Poll Results: Which ISP/TV provider would you choose?

 
  • 17% (5)
    AT&T Uverse
  • 75% (21)
    Time Warner Cable
  • 7% (2)
    Difference is Negligible
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post #21 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by von rottes View Post
AT&T is advertised as BITS not bytes and no matter what ONLY gets about 4.5-5mbps
(we payed for like 8 or 10?)
All ISPs advertise in bits, not just AT&T.

Also, if you're not even sure how much you were paying for, how can be sure you weren't getting your advertised speed? There wasn't ever a 8Mb or 10Mb offering as far as I know. There is a 3Mb, a 6Mb, a 12Mb, an 18Mb, and a 24Mb offering as of now. You may have been getting less than you paid for, but then there was a problem. There's people who have AT&T and get over 5Mb/s.
Quote:
Originally Posted by von rottes View Post
for cable....Neither Cable is well crap compared to Satellite which has a much higher bandwidth then standard digital cable. There for picture quality is 1000x better due to no compression to send the signal.
Are you saying satellite is better than cable? Doesn't it often have daily caps, as well as slower speeds? It also has latency, and every time there's wind or a storm, ours (we tried Dish and DirecTV) would cut out. DirecTV was fantastic otherwise (we used it only for TV, not the internet), but it constantly freezing and cutting out is why we rolled our TV into our existing internet (SBC and then AT&T) and have U-Verse now. No problems since in years (well, maybe the odd trip up here, but nothing worth mentioning).
Edited by Princess Garnet - 8/2/11 at 11:37pm
post #22 of 28
Yeah I'm stuck w/ DirecTV right now due to location and I don't like its consistency..

TV is more or less getting the channels you want for a better price when you're using landline based services.
 
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post #23 of 28
Dont get me started on how much I trouble I've had with AT&T (This isn't just Consumer DSL, its business frame-relay as well) in the past. I don't like Time Warner either, but they sound like your best bet.
post #24 of 28
I am not impressed with AT&T's internet at the moment, the router they supplied us also appears to be defective and does not transmit Wireless, and is only B/G
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post #25 of 28
att has screwed my bill over

1800 due.
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post #26 of 28
go with Time Warner Cable.

Uverse speeds are terrible. My bud has Uverse and I have Time Warner Cable. Time Warner Cable turbo is to die for. Uverse doesn't have such a thing.

Also, Uverse costs way more than the speed gives. 18mb from Uverse = 1.6mbps vs. 20mb from TWC = 2.4mbps

i really can't comment about the TV aspect but internet wise, TWC is much better.
    
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post #27 of 28
Quote:
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att has screwed my bill over

1800 due.
O_O there has to be an extra zero
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post #28 of 28
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O_O there has to be an extra zero
No, thats what happens when you don't pay your bill for a few months.
 
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