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Old 2009-08-10, 12:36 PM   #1
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Default Condo - VDSL HD

Hello,

My condo (North York, Toronto) was upgraded to VDSL HD. They are offering 50% off internet / TV packages, no contract, and a free PVR while I have the service.

The 2 packages I am considering are:

$65.00 for 5 themes plus 16MB/s internet reg. price is $130
$75.00 for 6 themes, Movies package, plus 16MB/s internet reg. price is $150


Has anyone signed up for this yet? How is the picture quality / internet speed?
I also heard they don't offer CNN yet, or NFL Sunday ticket.. I heard they are working on getting CNN, but no word on NFL Sunday ticket package..

Thanks..

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Old 2009-08-10, 05:11 PM   #2
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As far as I know there is no such animal as VDSL HD, there is not even a PVR for VDSL.

I think you will find that they have just installed a pair of Dish's on the Roof and you are now on a Backbone system capable of supplying you with HD.

Picture Quality should be exactly the same as a regular Bell set up as it uses the exact same receivers.
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Old 2009-08-10, 05:39 PM   #3
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maybe I have my terminology wrong..sorry.

But my building has always been wired for Bell, but it was all non-HD content.

They have upgraded the connection to my building (fibre optic connection, which I thought was known as VDSL).
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Old 2009-08-10, 06:53 PM   #4
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brocksolid, it sounds like you can get the new Bell IPTV service using VDSL2. There are a couple of threads on Bell IPTV in this forum:
http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=68

Here are a couple of Bell links you may find interesting:
http://entertainment.bell.ca/en/package.html
http://www.connectyourspace.com/
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Old 2009-08-10, 07:34 PM   #5
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If it is iPTV, it will be the first building done using that technology for a long time.

Most likely a Stacked Nimiq 2 Installation.
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Old 2009-08-10, 09:58 PM   #6
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If it is a IPTV building the product is not offered by Bell TV but by Bell Home Entertainment. (two different lines of buisness)
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