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Tue, Aug 2, 2022 4:24 AM

Address Validation

Fiber is available out of my terminal (with active customers) however database still shows only adsl for my address. Need assistance getting this corrected.

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1分前

So i followed the steps given here and filled out the form. 

I then waited 26 days without any communication from AT&T and the DB error persisted. 

I am a former tech, i do have contacts, i do not think that something so simple should require me asking a favor of a former colleague in order to get it fixed... but it appears to be the only efficient way of handling this. 

Two text messages and 18 hours later the database was corrected. 

The customer-facing back-office is a joke. 

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ATTHelp

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200.2K Messages

2分前

We're happy to help figure out what's happening with the Fiber availability at your address, @gorlilla.

We suggest filling out an address research request form online. Once you've done that, someone will reach out to you regarding service availability. 

Let us know if this helps! If not, we have one additional step we can take. 

Lacey, AT&T Community Specialist

JefferMC

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29.9K Messages

2分前

When you fill out the form suggested by ATTHelp/Lacey, be sure to include the addresses of neighbors who have the service as well as your own address.  It'll help them locate you and the infrastructure that should serve you.

If you end up at a AT&T Bundle marketing page instead of a research request page, click the above link again.  Keep trying a few times if it keeps redirecting.

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2分前

Ty for feedback. I'm a former prem tech from when att fiber first rolled out... so I know what needs to happen, just didn't know how to do it after I got the promotion to customer.

Form completed along with svc address, known in svc addresse in same FST and FST terminal address from LFACS.

Ty for the link!

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6 Messages

2分前

How long should i expect for update/response. Its been a week and nothing but silence and DB still show only ADSL....

ATTHelp

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2分前

Hey there, gorlilla.

 

When it comes to these types of requests, they can take anywhere from two to three weeks to be completed. This is because we need to physically send someone to investigate whenever a request is placed. They also must check the terminals, equipment, and distances when factoring in your request.

 

Thank you for your patience. Let us know if you have any further questions.

 

Donovan, AT&T Community Specialist

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6 Messages

2分前

See my earlier comment.. I am a former prem tech and quite frequently put addresses throufh FACT updates to get the address green.. There is valid service next door and open ports on tue FST that i guarantee exists in the drawings.... Meaning that this one is solveable by a desk engineer without a need for "a field engineer dispatching... (they won't in the end). There is a dedicated process in mlearning for this exact situatiom.. Peharps you should ask your steward to update you on your training opportunities. 

browndk26

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Regardless of how the address is confirmed, expect at least 3 weeks to be completed. From what I’ve read here and elsewhere, this is a low priority request. So it may take longer. 

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Thats great.. My local CWA president and the current FCC will love hearing examples of feet dragging.

Im formally requesting that you escalate this issue to the office of the president.. If not, I'll raise the issue myself while including this transcript. 

browndk26

ACE - Professor

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2分前

You do realize this is user forum? Not an att support forum. As a former tech you should be able to find out how to escalate this to the office of the president. I’m surprised you haven’t used your former position to get this done by calling a former coworker. 

davemize

ACE - Professor

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2分前

Not an FCC issue, routine requests for new service aren't an emergency in anyone's book. 2 - 4 weeks was common for this type of request even when I worked in the field six years ago, long before COVID scrambled things. You can reach out to the OOP yourself.

JefferMC

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2分前

1) Yes, Address Validation cases are spec'ed at 2-3 weeks resolution.

2) While the plans may say one thing, the plans don't know whether the splitter is actually installed, or whether the splitter that was installed was the kind that was supposed to be installed, whether someone broke off two or three fibers from the splitter and has borrowed others and assigned them to someone else without updating "the plans."  The plans don't know if the taps ever got placed, etc.  Shall I go on?

If the plans were perfect, then the database would likely be perfect, too.  And we all know how accurate the database is.

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