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ISP Question

by krob94544 / October 4, 2012 2:32 AM PDT

I'm currently an AT&T customer getting DSL 6mps service. I'm moving to a new location next month and AT&T cannot provide this service, they can only provide 3mps DSL. I'm not a heavy user but am becoming more and more dependent on a quality connection (VOIP, acct software being hosted offsite, google drive, etc).

My local cable provider will not provide service, satellite internet via Direct TV doesn't appear to be adequate.

My question is this... is a wireless broadband connection via a company like Telepacific a viable solution? It would be an antenna with line of site communication to one of their hubs. I've been reading mixed reviews. Also, does a symmetrical connection make any difference? Any advise would be appreciated.

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Clarification Request
by dnbrown007 / October 9, 2012 1:24 AM PDT
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Is this for residential or business? Where is the new location?

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I'm going with no.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 4, 2012 2:38 AM PDT
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As folk move to less covered areas you find them screaming about the internet speeds or such.

Here my ATT line gives me unlimited calls in most of NA so no need for VOIP most of the time.

Your "WISP" ISP is done with a technology that is a nice idea but less than 100% reliable. I can only guess folk must learn that lesson first hand.

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(NT) Does ATT have UVerse at your location?
by Ed Mead Forum moderator / October 4, 2012 10:28 AM PDT
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(NT) No, ATT does not provide UVerse service at the new location
by krob94544 / October 4, 2012 11:15 PM PDT
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