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You must live out in the boonies biggrin.gif

What's funny is that I was in the middle of a suburb. They just didn't roll the service out properly for our area.
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DO NOT SWITCH!!!! I just did and I am cancelling the AT&T account and going back to Time Warner. ATT experience is a nightmare...the techs don't know what they are doing (2 of them)
and they are rude. Time Warner techs ALWAYS know what they are doing and do it well and professionally. Time Warner even sweetened the deal for me to stay, although just getting away from AT&T is enough.
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Yeah, ended up switching back to Time Warner (finally escalated my call high enough to corporate where they gave me the "standard" internet (10/1) for $29.99 again.

Dropped the phone after a month, now using a MagicJack..
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I have had road runner since 2002 with my parents.

I recently bought a new house in a new development and time warner does not offer service here yet. I have lived in the house for a year and during this year I have had the fastest DSL att offers.

6mbps down and 768kbps up. This has been fine for the most part. Updates through steam were never higher than 768kbps and usually hovered around 500kbps.

My parents did switch over to Uverse though because they really don't need to be paying so much for internet once I (the only power user) left the house.

They had Uverse 12/1 and have been very happy with it for a year. Although my DSL is slow for my needs it has always been consistent and has never dropped.

Finally after a year ATT offers uverse at my address. The fastest speed available is 18/2 and I will eventually get that but went with 12/1 to avoid having to pay 150 dollar activation fee that is included if you want 18/2. If i get the 12/1 and then a month later "upgrade" to 18/2 I won't have to pay the activation fee.

I will stick with ATT for at least another year and if cable starts providing service I will probably go with them.
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Unless your ISP is really behind on the times, circa 1997+ they should all be FTTN. My ISP has had FTTC/N since around 1997-98. Previously the "In" thing was HFC.
    
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