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#1
Anyone have it?

Im considering switching from my entouch cable company, (get abut 1.3 down) and 100kb up.

I am considering get the elite 18mbps down and 1.5 up.

Is it worth it? i have read quite a few reviews on people not liking it but this was 2 years ago.

2 years is a long time, and i am assuming the service has gotten better.

so what do you say?
 
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#2
Have it, love it. Download maxes at about 2.0mb/s. It's a rock, have had their internet and tv services for a while(about a year) and if your looking for reliability, look no further. The downside is the tv service is really expensive after the 1st year rate, I recently canceled the tv, kept the awesome internet! I'll live off hulu.com for now...
 

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#3
So you would be going from 1.3 down to 1.8 down and 100kb up to 150kb up. If the price is about the same, go for it. At the place I used to live at, I had Uverse and never had any issues. I'm currently using the best internet Time Warner has to offer and I get 3mbps down and 100kbs up.
 
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#4
I am paying 65/month for the 18 meg line, and it's worth every penny. It's never down.
 
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#5
I used to work for AT&T until I was laid off and I will tell you from experience U-Verse kicks ass! I have the 10mb (18mb not available where I live) and U200. I sold it to everyone in my family as well as several friends. We all love it and have nothing but great things to say. No, I'm not promoting AT&T anymore since they laid me off, but this is truly a great product!
 

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#6
Have it, love it. Download maxes at about 2.0mb/s. It's a rock, have had their internet and tv services for a while(about a year) and if your looking for reliability, look no further. The downside is the tv service is really expensive after the 1st year rate, I recently canceled the tv, kept the awesome internet! I'll live off hulu.com for now...
which one do you have? 1.5-18?

So you would be going from 1.3 down to 1.8 down and 100kb up to 150kb up. If the price is about the same, go for it. At the place I used to live at, I had Uverse and never had any issues. I'm currently using the best internet Time Warner has to offer and I get 3mbps down and 100kbs up.
well we would be changing everything, phone, internet, and tv

I am paying 65/month for the 18 meg line, and it's worth every penny. It's never down.
what is your max download sustained?

I used to work for AT&T until I was laid off and I will tell you from experience U-Verse kicks ass! I have the 10mb (18mb not available where I live) and U200. I sold it to everyone in my family as well as several friends. We all love it and have nothing but great things to say. No, I'm not promoting AT&T anymore since they laid me off, but this is truly a great product!

what was your average download/upload speeds?

we are planning to go the u200/18/phone and it would be $190 per month.
 
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#7
I average about 12mb down and 1.2mb up
 

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#8
Yeah its nice but you cant Host a server (TS etc) without Paying extra for that service.

Also, its compatability with some security systems is questionable or non existent.
 
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Yeah its nice but you cant Host a server (TS etc) without Paying extra for that service.

Also, its compatability with some security systems is questionable or non existent.
You can host a server perfectly fine...I do. As far as the security systems you are partially correct. They do a pretty good job of getting it to work most of the time...I haven't seen one they haven't been able too.

To host a server its quite simple...www.no-ip.org. It will install an application to your PC that will monitor your external IP address and forward that to a free domain name offered by No-IP. I use it to host DVR Surveillance systems as well as an FTP server.
 
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#10
I have the 18mb/1.5 mb line, I peak download at 1.9-2.0 mb/s.
 

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I have the 18mb/1.5 mb line, I peak download at 1.9-2.0 mb/s.
seriously? that sucks! if your paying 18 and your getting 2.0 i would call and complaign
 
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Download Speed: 17258 kbps (2157.3 KB/sec transfer rate)
Upload Speed: 1464 kbps (183 KB/sec transfer rate)

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#13
seriously? that sucks! if your paying 18 and your getting 2.0 i would call and complaign
Freak...there's a difference in mbp/s and mb/s, same with kb/s and kbp/s. He's getting 2mb/s which is roughly 18mbp/s.
 

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#14
OHH ok. :)
 
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I had Uverse and felt like burning down the cable building in rage. I hated AT&T and will NEVER use them for anything again.
 

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I thought ATT was only DSL? If this is cable and its faster than what you can get then I say go with it.
 

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holy necrobump batman!