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No need to return router?

I canceled my DSL service and the tech on the phone told me how to return my router. Now today, I got an email from ATT saying there is no need to return my router with the specific model # in the email and that I should recycle it! Is this right cause the tech said I would get charged $150 if I didn't  return the router?

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ACE - Expert

Re: No need to return router?

What model?

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Re: No need to return router?

Did you purchase the unit? 

If so, when?

Having you been paying a month;y equipment fee, if yes, belongs to ATT and needs to be returned.

 

Legacy DSL (150G data cap) are customer purchase units, you own it, paid for it.

Uverse gateways (1T data cap) since 2015 have been company only units but before 2015 (2006-2014)some models were purchased for single pair only internet accounts, non business. These would include models such as 510 and 3600.

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ACE - Expert

Re: No need to return router?

Why the kudo?  You didn't answer my question.

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Remember to recycle. | view online .

Remember to recycle. | view online


Service Disconnect Date: 08/26/2019


Don't worry about returning your equipment. Recycle it!


Hello ,

Thank you for your business. We've received your request to downsize your equipment needs or to disconnect your service (in which case we are sorry to see you go).

For your convenience, there is no need for you to return the equipment below:
Make: 2Wire
Model: 3800HGV-B
Serial: 301019085267





Hoping to welcome you back soon.

AT&T



Please recycle and keep electronic waste out of our landfills.
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‎08-25-2019 5:43 AM

Re: Remember to recycle. | view online

Ok, so it's a 3800HGV-B.  I asked the model because I think it's that model that att is no longer asking for return.  I base that on the fact that I had a friend who moved across the country I believe he also had a 3800HGV-B and got one of those att letters.  So he just left it in his old apartment when he moved.  So far att hasn't sent any demand for its return (almost a year now).

 

Ok, it's only one "data point" so it costs nothing to return it except the trip to UPS or FedEx, so in the end, when in doubt, return.

 

Still though, don't understand the reason for kudoing my just asking for the model number. Oh well, thanks..Man Happy

 

By the way your post 5 above includes your account number.  You shouldn't post personnel info in these public forums.  Click the three vertical dots in the upper right corner of your post 5 and click edit in the popup menu to edit the post.

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Re: Remember to recycle. | view online ..

Thanks, I edited out my account number, could you do the same for your post please!

 

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ACE - Expert

Re: Remember to recycle. | view online ..

I didn't mention your account number in my post.

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Re: Remember to recycle. | view online ..

Okay, thanks for the info! Appreciate the help!!!

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