reply to mackey
Re: Need Info and Advice - Considering Switching to AT&T U-verse
said by mackey:That information is almost always right, but not always
That's just wrong. If is was from a VRAD it would be VDSL and he would have the option of TV. No TV means it's coming from the central office or, much more recently, possibly a RT. It was only a few months ago that they decided to start deploying ADSL2+ to people fed from RTs.
Correction, they ONLY serve VDSL out of VRADs, which is what I said. The OP clearly wasn't familiar with Uverse lingo which is why I called it "fiber to the cabinet in your neighborhood" and didn't name it as a VRAD. And if he cannot get TV service or a speed above "Max+ 18" then he clearly is not going to be on VDSL or a VRAD.
There is at least one VRAD in the area I work that has ADSL2+ IPDSLAM cards in it, not VDSL2 cards in it, so therefore it only offers IPDSLAM Internet & VoIP, no IPTV (at least not yet -- I expect some day there will be IPDSLAM IPTV, but that is a discussion for another day, and has been a rumor for a while)
There are some more "traditional" RTs/CEVs now that have IPDSLAM ADSL2+ equipment in them. For that matter, there are some CEVs that have the VDSL2 equipment as well