I got the flier, made an inquiry about the fixed wireless, setup an appointment 2 weeks was the earliest available. Now I can stream movies from Netflix easily. In June, we our second fixed wireless 5G trial in Austin with local businesses. So I had fixed wireless internet installed a couple of weeks ago only to have it only work for 2 days. Most often used to bridge the gap between a tower and customer residences. This is what happens when a company gets too big.
Just some examples there are tons more I have questions on. . First, by installing an outdoor antenna that connects to the nearest cell tower for a strong and reliable signal. Fixed Wireless Internet is a high-speed Internet access svc providing download speeds of at least 10Mbps. And he came back two days later to check on it and make sure all was well.
Below is the verbage of the press release. And the direct fiber currently 7+ million with 12. Score includes data reported by wireless consumers in the Nielsen Mobile Insights survey, network measurements from Nielsen Mobile Performance and Nielsen Drive Test Benchmarks for Q4 2016 + Q1 2017 across 121 markets. The rep I chatted with continued to talk about uverse, even though I said I wasn't looking for uverse information as I can't get it in our area as I'm out in a rural location. Technician came out right as it was pouring down, cloudy so he sat in truck until it blew over, he walked around house for thirty minutes I know, finally he came to door and said he couldnot get a signal, I was right over the 5 mile range. Originally only available in Atlanta and select portions of Georgia, the company last month it's expanding availability of the offering into eight additional states: Alabam; Florida; Kentucky; Mississippi; North Carolina; South Carolina; Tennessee and Louisiana. Business-class fixed wireless plans are often much faster, with leading companies offering 500 Mbps symmetrical plans that rival dedicated fiber in terms of reliability, security, and speed of installation.
Obstructions from hills or trees prevent it from being installed in some locations. The release says 400,000 addresses in 18 states will have availability by end of 2017 with another 700,000 to be added on 2018 and 2019 for a total of 1. There are multiple complaints in the forums. We also continue to conduct outdoor pre-standards mobile 5G testing. Have a job where I can work from home. In short, Wi-Fi uses radio frequency signals instead of pesky wires and cords, so you can connect smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other wireless devices to the internet. Only the ethernet cable needed to be brought into the house to connect to the router.
Finding the right spot for the antenna to connect to the tower was the hardest part, and took a couple hours. I might try again in a month or so. Three different departments gave me the same stupid answer. In conclusion, we are pretty happy with the new service. May have similar limitations such as max number of connected devices. We are now very afraid to do internet business with att. We previously had satellite internet Exede which was great as long as there were no other options, but very expensive and slow with very low data caps.
The future of fixed wireless is also very bright. Lastly, I put this on social media Facebook yesterday and this was the response I was given: Please excuse our previous response. He started hooking back up my old Uverse sloooow connection. In it, we plan to serve over 400,000 locations by the end of 2017 and over 1. Now we average 12mps down and 10mps up.
Stupidest thing I've ever heard of if this is really the case. I also positioned the Samsung S8 I chose all over the house to find the best download speeds. I understand you need help with your services. We now deliver Fixed Wireless Internet across over 160,000 locations. Anxiously awaiting the new 5G service.
We had an appointment for them to come and install it but they never showed up and did not even call to say they could not come that day. They had not even discussed coming on the later date. Here is my question, why can't we get an estimated date of availability that way i or anyone else doesn't have to keep calling and getting the same answer. The original sales person also did not wave the install fee, give me my DirecTv discount or unlimited data. The plan is to increase this to 400,000 locations by the end of the year, and 1.