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Wed, Oct 21, 2020 7:49 PM

New Internet installation for new home construction on private drive.

New home being built down a private 1800 ft. rd. Need a “will serve letter” and cost associated with this installation. Thank you for your help. 

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davemize

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a month ago

This is a public forum of users helping users, with infrequent visits by ATTHelp. If you're referring to AT&T Fiber and it's available in your general area, you could consider ordering dedicated business internet. Installation costs are around $10 per foot from the source (NOT from the nearest serviced address), so 1/2 mile of fiber would be around $26K. The service requires a multiyear agreement, 2 or 3 years, instead of 12 months as with residential service. Costs start at $550 per month for 10/10 internet around $1080 for 100/100. You can get more info at https://www.business.att.com/products/dedicated-internet/#/.

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a month ago

If check your neighbors address with online address checker, what speeds can they receive? Expect your speed tier will be likely 2 steps lower as 1800 feet is a 1/3 of a mile and 80+% of addresses within 21 state footprint is not direct fiber.

Speed tiers available are 1000 direct fiber (FTTP),

For FTTN (Fiber To The Node) speed tiers are 100, 75, 50, 25 with longer the copper after the fiber the lower the speed.

For ADSL2+ from CO (Central Office) upload is 1 or less with download speed tiers of 18, 10, 5, 3, 1.5, .76

If neighbor is 18 expect you can receive 5/.66

1800 feet is about 2.5 city blocks... for our areas standard city layout.

Every 8 blocks is 1 mile.... makes it easy to known distance when walking for heart health.

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a month ago

Thank you both for your responses, all neighbors have internet service, fiber not available. Can’t tell what speeds they have. A neighbor’s house next to our road is about 1000ft. off the Main Street so maybe it will not be a big deal to have it installed. A developer is dividing up 40 acres into 6 lots, so eventually there will be 6 new home on this private road. Hopefully att will help us out. 

browndk26

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a month ago

I would talk to the developer. They may have to contact att to get the lines installed. The devil pet may only choose to have cable lines installed. 

Put neighbors addresses here. 


https://www.att.com/shop/unified/availability.html

select new service tab to see what speeds are available. 

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Lot size of 5+ acres each.... I would expect to be classified as rural, semi rural with cell tower internet or satellite internet....

The same property as 120+ units multi dwelling complex of apartment / condo would be direct fiber... 6 addresses will not provide the ROI.

Simple math 120x$50 each per month $6k versus 6x$50 for $300 per month. 

To check other addresses...

https://www.att.com/availability/

POPULATION DENSITY is the key...

Density is generally expressed in Dwelling Units per Acre (DU).  In small towns and typical subdivisions in America the densities range from 4 to 5 dwelling units per acre for detached single family housing.  Duplexes and cluster housing achieves 6 to 8 units per acre.  

Two and threes story row or townhouses provide about 20 units per acre.  

Three story apartment complexes achieve 25 units per acre.  

Multiple story buildings can achieve densities from 50 to more than 100 units per acre.  These high values are possible partly because underground parking becomes economically feasible in residential building 6 stories and taller.  Surface parking requires more site area than the building if underground parking can not be provided.  This results in dispersed buildings and lower residential densities. 

Just my thoughts.... not official company response.

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