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Confirmed: AT&T's 45 Mbps U-Verse Tier in 40 New Markets
by Karl Bode 11:02AM Monday Aug 26 2013
As a follow up to my post this morning, AT&T has officially announced that they're now offering the company's faster 45 Mbps down, 6 Mbps up U-Verse tier in forty additional markets. An AT&T press release breaks down all the freshly-available markets, which include Atlanta, Orlando, Chicago, Indianapolis, Charlotte, Memphis, Nashville, and many more. The tier is currently being offered at around $76 per month, or as low as $50 with bundles and promotions. AT&T again repeated that they plan to offer U-Verse speeds up to 100 Mbps "in the future."

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Darknessfall
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CT

I typed my address and a neighbor's address into the site and for some reason they can get it, but I can't :/? I have a max rate of 59.5k and listed as 700ft.

mob
On the next level..
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Re: CT

Might be the NSA tap adding to your line length.

Darknessfall
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Re: CT

Our street seems glitchly on the website. Just for one street, people range from Power to 12 Mbps :/.
Pair Gain

join:2002-12-23
Washington

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Sorry, misread the OP statement.

banditws6
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I had the same problem. Both neighbors on either side of me had U-Verse while AT&T was saying I couldn't receive it. I called up their sales line and mentioned this, and they had a tech verify that it was a clerical error. My address was greenlit within a day or two. Give that a try.
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brianiscool

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Tampa, FL
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$76!

Are they nuts lol
iansltx

join:2007-02-19
Austin, TX
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Re: $76!

That's better than TWC's promo price for 50/5. So nope.

Darknessfall
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Re: $76!

Compare it to Comcast or Cablevision :P. They destroy them on pricing against this tier and have extra fluff too.
iansltx

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Austin, TX
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Re: $76!

$76 for 45/6 vs. $70 for 50/10. I wouldn't call that "destroying", though I would take the Comcast offer. The catch is when you bundle things get cheaper.

Cablevision can't be used in this comparison; AT&T doesn't compete with CV anywhere. And CV isn't widely available.

Darknessfall
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Re: $76!

AT&T competes with Cablevision in Connecticut in a lot of towns.
Zoder

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Miami, FL
I'm very happy with my new blast service and am getting between 80 and 90 consistently
etaadmin

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Dallas, TX
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said by iansltx:

That's better than TWC's promo price for 50/5. So nope.

After more than a year I'm still paying $50 for TWC's 50/5 promo price so how is that better?

TWC's top tier here in Dallas is 75/5 over provisioned to 82/5.8 mbps which after at&t's announcement I think its going to go up any day now
brianiscool

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Tampa, FL
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I pay $66 for 50/25 through FIOS.
iansltx

join:2007-02-19
Austin, TX
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Re: $76!

AT&T competes with FiOS in one market: Dallas (suburbs)...and the price you're paying is a promo price or part of a N>=2-play.
rebus9

join:2002-03-26
Tampa Bay

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Welcome to 2007

Amazing. One of the world's largest network operators is PROUD of their new 45 Mbps offering.

Nothing like making a big deal over nothing, when you're late to the party by half a decade.

OSUGoose

join:2007-12-27
Columbus, OH

Re: Welcome to 2007

For some AT&T users its a big deal. They could live where cable cant do faster then 7meg or 20 meg. We have to keep in mind not everywhere has D3 and 500 HD channels.
rebus9

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Re: Welcome to 2007

I understand it's a big deal to subscribers. I feel sorry for them, because they lack things which many of us take for granted.

But it still amazes me how AT&T, and others like them, work overtime on the PR machine to turn a non-event (by modern standards) into something it's really not.

Speeds in the 40-50 Mbps range aren't news at all, except for those in locations that have been deprived of such things solely due to the carrier's lack of interest in upgrading their 20th century infrastructure. (because they didn't have to)

OSUGoose

join:2007-12-27
Columbus, OH

Re: Welcome to 2007

Its because of those who don't have access to others that this is a big deal for, and that's why they make a big deal out of it.

Imaging living on the outskirts of a town, not quite rual, not quite urban, and only had 6meg dsl available, then comes along AT&T offering this.
rebus9

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Re: Welcome to 2007

Right, and I'm not arguing that point. What I am saying is more along the lines of AT&T being way behind in upgrades, then making a big deal out of 2007 technology when it finally does arrive.

Again, my sympathies are with the subscribers who've been left way behind the technology curve for no other reason than the incumbent's lack of desire to invest in the network, primarily because they weren't forced to due to lack of competition.

That's the only point I'm trying to make.
etaadmin

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said by OSUGoose:

For some AT&T users its a big deal. They could live where cable cant do faster then 7meg or 20 meg. We have to keep in mind not everywhere has D3 and 500 HD channels.

A lot more cable subscribers can get DOCSIS3 wideband (50+ mbps) than uverse subs that will qualify for at&t's new 45 meg plan.

I predict that there will be a lot of unhappy uverse subscribers wanting the 45 mbps plan and only being able to get 12 mbps... or less.

Keep in mind that xDSL is distance restricted.
mrcoffee1985

join:2013-04-22
Gurnee, IL

Chicago Burbs

I wonder how long its gonna take for the option to show up for me.... northern burbs. I'm about 1000ft from VRAD with new copper between me and it. I know a lot of people complain about uverse, but for me its always been rock solid. Really want the speed bump thou... with so many devices online in my house, and with the DVR going and two TV's the internet slows down a bit.

SlowFITL

join:2012-02-01
Mobile, AL

In my area

I see they are offering it here in my area. Meanwhile I'm stuck with fiber to the curb that Bellsouth installed. Nothing but pure garbage DSL for me. I hate AT&T!

burbsguy

@comcast.net

UVerse is gross

DSL interleave adds a hety latency price, like a good 20ms on any connection..

David
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Granite City, IL
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Re: UVerse is gross

if it's ADSL sure... if it's VDSL/ADSL2/IPDSL it's less than 10ms.. like 5 to 8ms max.

DataRiker
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00000

Re: UVerse is gross

Maybe on the newest cards. Uverse here has pretty bad latency. Typically ~40 ms

cokesat
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Cleveland, TN

just transfer service to new address

just got my 45/6 for $76

I was going to get Charter Business 50/5 for $105

ATT was the way to go for Me

Thanks ATT
etaadmin

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Dallas, TX
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Re: just transfer service to new address

Post a speed test

cokesat
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Cleveland, TN

Re: just transfer service to new address

»www.speedtest.net/my-result/2937497127

dbeatson
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Clover, SC

$99 Upgrade Fee

$99 to upgrade my current plan from 23/3 to 45/5 really?
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Sahrin

join:2004-05-15
Houston, TX

250 GB Cap

What's interesting is that at a 45 Mbps connection will eat up AT&T's 250 GB Uverse bandwidth cap in about 12 hours. So really what you're getting is 45 Mbps for a day and a half, and then your service will get cancelled for "abuse."