called again as they sent 4 cards to try and get 9242 box working ,has internal smart card that can not be pulled out to replace with new one .they are screwing people around to see how much they can save.profits of 700 million for 3 months.sat side lost 26000 customers,makes you wonder how much they really want to keep sat business going.they lost 38000 the quarter before.at this rate something has to give.sending out new boxes im told last week told same thing ,they sent cards.
On my 6131 converted to PVR, I noticed I am missing A & E which is 1 of my 10 for $20 add on to the starter pack. I am not going to do anything since I am PVRing a lot of shows, none on the A&E channel. I will try it later on.
Well... I had no luck yesterday with them. Another hour on the phone and still no resolve. Another promise by them to get a case manager to call me back. This is the third time, been waiting since last Wednesday for a so called 24hr call back.
What I really cant stand is that every time I call I have to start from the very beginning. These guys are programmed to try and get you to reset your boxes. Same line every time..."Sorry for inconvenience sir.. I will try to do what I can for you"
Now awaiting another call back to day. I will not hold my breath.
Have you tried removing your receiver from your account and then adding it back? That worked when I was missing channels. If that does not work and you want action from Bell go on the website and find the place where you can make a complaint. After submitting a complaint someone will call who can actually make things happen. In my experiences bell takes these complaints very seriously. They gave me a $250 credit for what I went through.
Bell has to replace the receivers they damaged with there update.keep the pressure on threaten to go to crtc,or cancel service the
bottom line is there only concern,they know they caused the boxes to lose the chanells they want to not pay for as many customers as possible, call every day if you have to.
Finally got a call back from a "Case Manager" last night, and luckily it was someone coherent and on this side of the world!!
All of a sudden they know all about the issues with the missing channels. She said it is a problem with many older receivers. She will be sending me a new card for the 9242 because she said there are no boxes to replace them. But... for the 6131's they will be sending me a box with a new card. I asked what model she would be sending and she replied the same 6131.
Why not just send me a card and I will just place it in my 6131 i said.... Apparently she cant send me just a card, but needs to send the entire receiver with the card. Doesn't make sense...but whatever fixes this mess is fine with me.
They sent me cards for the 9242 box with internal chip ,called to activate bell could not, said they need to send new box with card.your telling us they sent you a card for a 9242 with a internal chip and card worked interesting,makes me wonder why mine didnt.update got mine working just had to talk to someone at bell that has a brain.they are unbelieveable untrained unqualified workers.