AT&T has just announced the U-Verse in parts of local communities, taking orders for the service while installing them from November 19th onwards. U-Verse will utilize AT&T’s new fiber-rich network that brings cutting edge TV and high speed Internet services, touting it to be “cooler than cable” by virtue of being one of the most robust and feature-rich services available today. What customers will get include over 30 High Definition channels in addition to high speed Internet access, over 320 channels to choose from, built-in Picture-in-Picture functionality, Video on Demand library, and parental controls. Not only that, AT&T has plans to add more channels and interactive applications in the future. There will be three packages available – Elite, Pro and Express that feature 6Mbps, 3Mbps an 1.5Mbps downstream respectively as well as 1Mbps upstream for all.