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Edited by Darknessrise on Jan 11, 2013 at 5:13:15 PM

I hope they push those upgrades they are planning faster since they're already falling really behind :/. Here's the Netindex speedtest results in our state. $19.99 for 16/2(25/4 boosts) or $25.95 for 3/1 :/?

 

 

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Not sure where your price/number came from but 19.95 (Basic) will only get you 3Mbps from Comcast, and that's only for 6 months. 29.95 will get you 20Mbps (Performance), again only for 6 months.

 

Performance Internet offer ends 1/31/13 and is limited to new residential customers. Not available in all areas. Limited to Performance Internet service to a single outlet. After first 6 months, monthly service charge goes to $44.99 for months 7-12. After 12 months, or if any service is cancelled or downgraded, regular charges apply. Comcast's current monthly service charge for Performance Internet ranges from $42.95 to $62.95, depending on area and other Comcast services (if any) received. PowerBoost provides bursts of download and upload speeds for the first 10 MB and 5 MB of a file, respectively. Actual speeds vary and are not guaranteed.

 

Cox for $19.95 will get you 3Mbps, $29.95 for 12Mbps,  $64.99 for 25Mbps

 

 

 

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For one, Comcast uses complex algorithms to create the appearance of higher speeds for their customers. Verizon uses a Fiber to the household to give higher bandwidth, but at a contracted price for a period, to allow for a low price during that contract.

As for the others, those that have also done the same as Comcast, or are doing Channel bonding, are also creating the appearance of faster speeds, but in turn charging more for that Houdini act.

Going back to ATT catching up, they have their niche market, and those that want ATT as their ISP are choosing it for a reason. Once Pair bonding is out as a whole with the newer technology to be introduced in certain markets starting later this year, you are going to see faster speeds.

Matter of fact, Trendnet, just announced 1.8gbps wifi equipment at CES this week, which means 2gb port equipment is not far behind being released at lower prices to the consumers this year.

You are going to see changes in how ISP's serve their customers, but in a whole who really needs 100meg pipes, unless you are a business, or even 1000meg pips, unless you really need the bandwidth. Average consumers if they do not pirate music or dvd's, rarely get over 48-65 gb per month of use.
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Cloud backup, baby. Anyone here easily has GBs to TBs of pictures, music, and movies. All of which is impractical to back up with today's ISP speeds (especially the ridiculously crippled upload speeds). 100Mbps or 1GBs connectivity changes that forever.

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Edited by Darknessrise on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:53:07 PM

Even if Comcast and such didn't use Powerboost they still would be 2x or more faster than AT&T :/. Plus, AT&T is getting slapped around by Comcast, Cablevision, and Cox who have much better prices than AT&T. You could buy 50/15 on a $29.99 promo from Comcastvs $31.95 for 6/1(Including the forced rental) with U0verse. You could also get 25/4 bursts with 16/2 main speeds for $19.99 from Comcast vs $25.95 for 3/1 from AT&T. What about 50 Mbps down from Cablevision for $54.90 vs 24/3 from AT&T for $50.95. Their pricing is horrible here in the North East lol.

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Not sure where your price/number came from but 19.95 (Basic) will only get you 3Mbps from Comcast, and that's only for 6 months. 29.95 will get you 20Mbps (Performance), again only for 6 months.

 

Performance Internet offer ends 1/31/13 and is limited to new residential customers. Not available in all areas. Limited to Performance Internet service to a single outlet. After first 6 months, monthly service charge goes to $44.99 for months 7-12. After 12 months, or if any service is cancelled or downgraded, regular charges apply. Comcast's current monthly service charge for Performance Internet ranges from $42.95 to $62.95, depending on area and other Comcast services (if any) received. PowerBoost provides bursts of download and upload speeds for the first 10 MB and 5 MB of a file, respectively. Actual speeds vary and are not guaranteed.

 

Cox for $19.95 will get you 3Mbps, $29.95 for 12Mbps,  $64.99 for 25Mbps

 

 

 

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Not sure where your price/number came from but 19.95 (Basic) will only get you 3Mbps from Comcast, and that's only for 6 months. 29.95 will get you 20Mbps (Performance), again only for 6 months.

 

Performance Internet offer ends 1/31/13 and is limited to new residential customers. Not available in all areas. Limited to Performance Internet service to a single outlet. After first 6 months, monthly service charge goes to $44.99 for months 7-12. After 12 months, or if any service is cancelled or downgraded, regular charges apply. Comcast's current monthly service charge for Performance Internet ranges from $42.95 to $62.95, depending on area and other Comcast services (if any) received. PowerBoost provides bursts of download and upload speeds for the first 10 MB and 5 MB of a file, respectively. Actual speeds vary and are not guaranteed.

 

Cox for $19.95 will get you 3Mbps, $29.95 for 12Mbps,  $64.99 for 25Mbps

 

 

 


Comcast offers Performance for 19.99 for a year and 34.99 the 2nd here in the North East as a call in offer. They also have 29.99 for Blast which is 50/15. I'm refering to promo pricing. You could also get 160 channels, 50/15, and unlimited home phone from Comcast for $89.99(Again, another North East specific call in offer).

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Darknessrise wrote:

Even if Comcast and such didn't use Powerboost they still would be 2x or more faster than AT&T :/. Plus, AT&T is getting slapped around by Comcast, Cablevision, and Cox who have much better prices than AT&T. You could buy 50/15 on a $29.99 promo from Comcastvs $31.95 for 6/1(Including the forced rental) with U0verse. You could also get 25/4 bursts with 16/2 main speeds for $19.99 from Comcast vs $25.95 for 3/1 from AT&T. What about 50 Mbps down from Cablevision for $54.90 vs 24/3 from AT&T for $50.95. Their pricing is horrible here in the North East lol.


Actually they would not be faster.  They would be the same at their lower tiers.  The problem with CATV providers using Channel bonding, is now they are removing SD & HD channels from their lineups, to give more to their Internet consumers.  So in realitiy, they become more expensive in the long run.  Add to that, that CATV providers are capping their Internet customers, compared to those with Uverse.

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Darknessrise wrote:

oufanindallas wrote:

Not sure where your price/number came from but 19.95 (Basic) will only get you 3Mbps from Comcast, and that's only for 6 months. 29.95 will get you 20Mbps (Performance), again only for 6 months.

 

Performance Internet offer ends 1/31/13 and is limited to new residential customers. Not available in all areas. Limited to Performance Internet service to a single outlet. After first 6 months, monthly service charge goes to $44.99 for months 7-12. After 12 months, or if any service is cancelled or downgraded, regular charges apply. Comcast's current monthly service charge for Performance Internet ranges from $42.95 to $62.95, depending on area and other Comcast services (if any) received. PowerBoost provides bursts of download and upload speeds for the first 10 MB and 5 MB of a file, respectively. Actual speeds vary and are not guaranteed.

 

Cox for $19.95 will get you 3Mbps, $29.95 for 12Mbps,  $64.99 for 25Mbps

 

 

 


Comcast offers Performance for 19.99 for a year and 34.99 the 2nd here in the North East as a call in offer. They also have 29.99 for Blast which is 50/15. I'm refering to promo pricing. You could also get 160 channels, 50/15, and unlimited home phone from Comcast for $89.99(Again, another North East specific call in offer).


100% incorrect.  May want to quit quoting their Internet info, and actually play advocate and get the real 411.  You may be in for a surprise as to the actual costs it will cost a customer to have their services in the long term.

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Edited by Darknessrise on Jan 11, 2013 at 7:12:58 PM

Don't forget, I said these were promo prices comparing to AT&T promos.

16/2(25/4 bursts) off promo is $48.85 or $62.85IWithout bundle) and 50/15 is $58.85 bundled and $72.85 with internet only.

 

And if you think I'm lying, you're crazy :smileyhappy:.

 

http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/hot-deals/1103829/

http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/hot-deals/1120733/

 

Even though the threads are old, these pop up as offers often.

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Loving my $19.99 16/2 sustained Comcast :smileyhappy:.

 

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Darknessrise wrote:

oufanindallas wrote:

Not sure where your price/number came from but 19.95 (Basic) will only get you 3Mbps from Comcast, and that's only for 6 months. 29.95 will get you 20Mbps (Performance), again only for 6 months.

 

Performance Internet offer ends 1/31/13 and is limited to new residential customers. Not available in all areas. Limited to Performance Internet service to a single outlet. After first 6 months, monthly service charge goes to $44.99 for months 7-12. After 12 months, or if any service is cancelled or downgraded, regular charges apply. Comcast's current monthly service charge for Performance Internet ranges from $42.95 to $62.95, depending on area and other Comcast services (if any) received. PowerBoost provides bursts of download and upload speeds for the first 10 MB and 5 MB of a file, respectively. Actual speeds vary and are not guaranteed.

 

Cox for $19.95 will get you 3Mbps, $29.95 for 12Mbps,  $64.99 for 25Mbps

 

 

 


Comcast offers Performance for 19.99 for a year and 34.99 the 2nd here in the North East as a call in offer. They also have 29.99 for Blast which is 50/15. I'm refering to promo pricing. You could also get 160 channels, 50/15, and unlimited home phone from Comcast for $89.99(Again, another North East specific call in offer).


Those prices came right off their web site.

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The offers aren't available online, they're only available on call in for the North East. I'm looking at available offers right now though for Comcast website and see Performance for $19.99 for 6 months and Blast 50/15 for $29.99 for 6 months. Not too hard to get back on the promo after it's gone or just use the call in offer for a year.
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Darknessrise wrote:

Don't forget, I said these were promo prices comparing to AT&T promos.

16/2(25/4 bursts) off promo is $48.85 or $62.85IWithout bundle) and 50/15 is $58.85 bundled and $72.85 with internet only.

 

And if you think I'm lying, you're crazy :smileyhappy:.

 

http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/hot-deals/1103829/

http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/hot-deals/1120733/

 

Even though the threads are old, these pop up as offers often.

 

http://speedtest.net/result/2430242719.png

 

Loving my $19.99 16/2 sustained Comcast :smileyhappy:.

 


Do I care, no.  Does this site state that it has anything to do with Comcast or the competitors?  No.  Why is it that the ATT UVerse forums attract those like you, but if we went into the competitors and postes something against them, or gave a negative view point, it would be deleted in a heartbeat.  I can tell you why that is.  It is because people with Comcast, TWC and the rest of the competition seem to live in Ivory towers as customers, and cannot see the forest for the trees.

 

 I can tell you this, that I will never ever allow Comcast into my household ever again, as long as I live.  I have no problems with UVerse, and have had actually better Picture quality with both SD & HD channels, plus get whole house DVR, more HD & OnDemand choices, along with having tech's that can actually respond in a timely matter when I actually run into something that I am unable to resolve from my end, compared to Comcast.

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Edited by Darknessrise on Jan 11, 2013 at 7:25:12 PM

Well this does involve AT&T. They're overcharging their customers for a poor internet product. Hey, I would go right back to AT&T internet if they kept their pricing competitive. I'm posting here to try to make AT&T try to see how stupid they are with their pricing. I would happily take AT&T over Comfail if they actually make their pricing decent. We still have U-verse TV/Phone just no internet :smileyhappy:. Also, due to their pricesthey are making others charge more since there's really no competition anymore. Shouldn't be bashing someone trying to get your rates lowered :smileywink: . We would all love to see U-verse internet become competitive against cable companies. While I must say, Comcast's billing is horrible you just have to get it fixed to keep cheap and fast internet. I'll probably go back to AT&T if they increase the speeds like they say and their prices go down a little once my year ends and it goes to $34.99

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Darknessrise wrote:

Well this does involve AT&T. They're overcharging their customers for a poor internet product. Hey, I would go right back to AT&T internet if they kept their pricing competitive. I'm posting here to try to make AT&T try to see how stupid they are with their pricing. I would happily take AT&T over Comfail if they actually make their pricing decent. We still have U-verse TV/Phone just no internet :smileyhappy:. Also, due to their pricesthey are making others charge more since there's really no competition anymore. Shouldn't be bashing someone trying to get your rates lowered :smileywink: . We would all love to see U-verse internet become competitive against cable companies.


Overcharging for a poor product, sorry that is only in your opinion.  I deal with financial info all day long, along with having a major in accounting, I can tell you that when it all comes down to everything, there is really only about a $35 to $40 difference between the pricing for ATT Uverse & the competitors for like packages.  Plus thing is, you get more for your money with UVerse, than you do with Comcast, when you look at the big picture.

 

For an example, look at http://www.avsforum.com/t/1058081/official-avs-national-hd-channel-lineups-cable-dbs-fiber-iptv-upda... for comparisson of HD channel offerings between all, that ATT has the largest offering of channels available to any of the competition.

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Edited by Darknessrise on Jan 11, 2013 at 7:48:43 PM

I'm not talking about U-verse's TV product being overpriced though, I'm only referring to internet. U-verse has a much cheaper TV product than the others. We have U300(1 DVR/2 reg) + Unlimited Phone + Comcast Performance Internet for $115.99 base price(Not including all the fees)

 

Pairing up U-verse TV and phone with Comcast Internet makes your home service really cheap depending on what offers you can get.

 

 

Back on my original topic, will AT&T do what they say they plan to do and follow through with it? It's something we've been waiting for and would be sad to see it fail. Any spottings of AT&T trying to upgrade around their area?

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Edited by gregzoll_1 on Jan 11, 2013 at 8:01:27 PM

And again, who cares. Only person that seems to care is you. So if you want Comcast, you are welcome to have them as your provider, and I am sure that there is a lot you can contribute in their forums regarding their service.

 

As for changes, ATT has some Ace's up their sleeve, that within the last two quarters of this year, and starting next year, you will see increased Internet speeds.

 

Matter of fact, Trendnet just announced a 1.8gbps Wireless Access Point at CES this week. That means that due to the 5 year cycle, you are going to start seeing more 2gb Networking products out in the mainstream for consumers, along with more equipment providers start introducing more higher throughput equipment for Internal LAN use, along with allowing better WAN to LAN throughput, so that means that providers are seeing not only what the economy holds out for them, but also what has been in the lab, is finally getting out to the consumers.

 

Trendnet's 450meg Access Point now is out for half of what it originally cost a year ago, so that tells you right there, that the equipment is getting out to the consumers, so that they are ready when the ISP's open up even more.  But in turn, D.C. is the final say in what is the cause & effect to when it comes to U.S. providers giving more or less to their customers.

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Edited by Darknessrise on Jan 11, 2013 at 8:05:43 PM

Can you... uh.. please stop twisting my words around? Why are you acting like I'm trying to get people to join Comcast? I don't, I just want to try to get things changed. I just came here to say that they need to work a little faster and to look for information about upgrades....

 

 

To be honest, most of the "Awarded" people on these forums don't even deserve it. Whenever I go through these forums I see the same people "Awarded" people posting rude comments to people asking for help with how to find something. Only people who deserve it would be Somejoe, Texasguy, RCSMG, JefferMC, etc. They seem to be handing out the award like free candy. If you wanted to change my whole point of this thread you should of just discussed this with me in PM. I have no intention to say that U-verse was a horrible fail. It has so much potential that I would like to make AT&T begin to use (Which was the point).

 

Well, I guess this thread went down the gutter. Have a nice night.

 

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If you did not post on here glorifying Comcast, why would not anyone think that you are trying to get people to go over to Comcast or any of the competition int the market that they have Uverse in.

Sorry, but you are not going to prove in any fact, that no matter what, that Comcast or any Coax Pay to watch TV provider, still using old technologies to get the content to the consumer is going to be the best.

Go look it up, Coax to the home providers are removing SD & HD channels, left & right, or compacting them into as much QAM as they can, so they can expand the Internet capabilities for the customers.

Face it, Coax providers have ran out of bandwidth, and along with every trick in the book to make consumers think that they are better.

There is also a reason why when Comcast brings their corporate jets into the company that my wife works for, that services & maintains Corporate jets, that they do not use Comcast, Xfinity or any other name to designate who they are, due to people are not happy with them.
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Greg,

  Stop being so rude to people who think UVerse isn't perfect.  Guess what, they aren't. But then again, no service is.  I agree AT&T needs to keep on their toes because other providers are starting to pass them by with their offerings.  The only counter point I was trying to make is that the prices he quoted in his original message are not accurate everywhere as I went shopping and couldn't find those $19.95 deals anywhere for those speeds. 

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I am not being rude, I am stating the facts. That being that everyone chooses their provider for a reason. Going into a competitor forum, especially the Uverse forum that is not only this one, but the one over at dslreports, and down talking by some like the OP, stating that ATT is no good, is nothing more than spreading FUD, and doing nothing more than showing that the person hating on the service knows nothing about it.

As far as I am concerned, the OP is probably being paid or receiving some type of compensation from the competition to start topics like this.

You do not see those of us going into the competition's forums and degrading their service or talking smack about them in those forums. It is just that I get tired of the various topics that state such and such is better than bread and butter, and those like the OP, makes it sound all rosey, when it actually isn't.

If they actually researched their info before posting on here, they would find that the customer is not getting a better deal in the long run.

I can tell you this also, I switched from Comcast, because I got tired of them promising whole home dvr, more HD, better customer service, etc., and failed on all of them. That is why I switched to UVerse. I am satisfied with what I get, and actually am saving money more than I did with Comcast.
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I could not find those deals either, so that is what lead me to believe that the OP did not have their facts straight.
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Stimpy: So what'll happen?

Ren: That's just it. We don't know. Maybe something bad, maybe something good. I guess we'll never know, 'cause you're going to guard it. You won't touch it, will you?"
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Edited by Darknessrise on Jan 12, 2013 at 9:43:57 AM

Can't you just let this thread die? You ruined it anyway. You may want to use your eyes for what they're meant for, reading.

 

I said since you cannot read

"And if you think I'm lying, you're crazy :smileyhappy:.

 

http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/hot-deals/1103829/

http://www.fatwallet.com/forums/hot-deals/1120733/

 

Even though the threads are old, these pop up as offers often."

 

 

You said you didn't care about what I had to say so why are you constantly posting in this thread? You're ridiculous. You derailed my thread so much, I just want answers. You keep trying to move towards my "Comcast fanboiness" which isn't true. Just leave or something please? I just want this thread to die and you keep making it turn into a piece of dirt.

 

 

 

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Darknessrise, it appears to have hit a nerve on you, why elese are you getting so upset about nothing. As for old, it is not like this thread is over a year old. Btw, those fatwallet deals are not always what you think that they are, so you really neeed to read the fine print.
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Stimpy: So what'll happen?

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Edited by Darknessrise on Jan 12, 2013 at 9:48:18 AM

The deal is true :/. We have had the Performance deal for a couple months now. It was a 1 year contract for $19.99 first year then $34.99 2nd then reg price. I'm getting upset since you keep trying to tell me that I'm wrong and stating that I'm trying to do something I'm not. We had the pyshical ad for both of the offers in our hands with the fine print.

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No, I am telling you that there is more to a deal than what you see. As you have stated, those are contractual pricing, not a forever price. Even with ATT you can get a promo price if you talk to retentions, or as the case when I sent a DVR back, and the warehouse never marked as received not only did I get the $150 credit, but also if I recall, around a 15% discount credit on tv & internet for six months.

I get a corporate discount of 17% for cell, and every now and then can catch a promo for UVerse, if you know how to play the game of downgrade/upgrade packages.
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Stimpy: So what'll happen?

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Edited by Darknessrise on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:23:19 AM

Oh, I know that there are discounts if you get them to give you them. Just trying to say that U-verse is charging more for lower tiers on internet only regardless of if you're on a promo or not. What I am hoping for is a soon U-verse upgrade to lower the price per Mbps with not just At&t but surrounding companies. If they do as they say then competition will rise and prices will fall while the internet in the US will begin to grow. Cable prices began to rise again and At&t did nothing to stop it as they rose their prices too. I wish that EU broadband prices one day come to the US.

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Never will happen, due to these are privately held companies with a lot of hands in politicians pockets. The lobbiests are controlling D.C., which in turn you are seeing the return from it.
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Edited by Darknessrise on Jan 12, 2013 at 10:49:28 AM

Well.. it could happen.... 2000 years from now :smileyindifferent: "Shrug"

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