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    Why is ATT still using a useless wifi standard?

    Uverse standard routers are the .11g specification.  This was developed in 1995.  The .11n was developed in 2003 and revamped in 2007.  Why does ATT only provide the outdated spec.   and  charge you a monthly rental fee for it!

     

     

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    As for Wireless-N, and gig LAN ports, there is no need for them until the inbound connection exceeds the current standards that is being used for ADSL2+/VDSL.

     

    Most people assume that if they had wireless N it would increase their download speed for the internet which is completely false.  The only difference wireless N would be is in transferring files from one computer in a network to another. For 99% of the wireless users out there, wireless G is plenty fast enough. 

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    If you want "N" you could always get one of these or any other of your choosing.  The 2 wire RG is what it is.  AT&T is using "N" for communication to the wireless STB's though but it is a seperate wireless router just for that.

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    Yeah, they told me less than a week ago that there are absolutely no residiential gateways for Uverse with wireless N avaialble ; However they are available for DSL only customers.

     

    Last time I connected a seprate wireless router to the gateway, the gateway decided to screw with the traffic.

     

    It would be great if 2wire (Pace) was kicked out for something from Cisco -- after all AT&T already uses them for the boxes.  Would love to see a Cisco Linksys Residential Gateway for AT&T.

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    Theree is nothing non standard about the Wifi and Lan connections they are using. Where ever you pulled this ball of tales from makes me curious, or are you just wanting to stir the pot.
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    No you wouldn't want to. Pace is the leader in the modem/iNid market, Cisco/Sa is the leader in settop boxes for IPTV.

    Where some of you get some of these ideas that the engineers ar Pace and Cisco have already done the homework, they know that the technology works.

    As for Wireless-N, and gig LAN ports, there is no need for them until the inbound connection exceeds the current standards that is being used for ADSL2+/VDSL.
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    As for Wireless-N, and gig LAN ports, there is no need for them until the inbound connection exceeds the current standards that is being used for ADSL2+/VDSL.

     

    Most people assume that if they had wireless N it would increase their download speed for the internet which is completely false.  The only difference wireless N would be is in transferring files from one computer in a network to another. For 99% of the wireless users out there, wireless G is plenty fast enough. 

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    *The views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.

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