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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 2012-07-29, 10:18 AM Thread Starter
 
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When will Bell get Call Display, MultiView, Xbox

When is Bell Fibe TV going to have the Caller ID display on the TV screen? it has been awhile and they keep saying coming soon, but 2 years later still nothing, also Telus Optik TV already has Multiview, when is Bell planning to give us these features?? any ideas?
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post #2 of 22 (permalink) Old 2012-07-29, 02:59 PM
 
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Who said they were coming soon. I was told call display was not coming.
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post #3 of 22 (permalink) Old 2012-07-29, 05:08 PM Thread Starter
 
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I spoke from what a couple of CSR's told me when I called they said the Call Display for home phone was coming soon, as for the Multi View they were not quite sure. so I am only speaking from what the Bell CSR's told me my friend... sorry
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post #4 of 22 (permalink) Old 2012-08-07, 12:34 PM
 
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I'm surprised that Call Display would possibly be shown on Fibe TV. Several CSR state that Home phone and Fibe are completely separate services that just shares the incoming "copper" based Bell line.
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yeah thats what I thought too, but the 2 CSR's I spoke too say that it is just a long process as they have to incorporate all the phone numbers to the network database and blah blah blah, half the time I have no idea what they are talking about, and I just acknowledge and say thank you and I move on.. but yes according to them it is possible. so we will just wait and see... Multiview apparently is also possible and I guess we will also wait for that to take place, I noticed they had something similar to that on channel 1213 for the olympics.. lets wait and see..
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post #6 of 22 (permalink) Old 2012-08-28, 09:49 AM
 
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When is FIBE getting Multiview and XBOX features?

Common Bell, step up...Optik out west has had XBOX for a long timeand it also has multi-view. Anyone know if these features are coming to Fibe at some point?
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post #7 of 22 (permalink) Old 2012-08-28, 03:15 PM Thread Starter
 
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hopefully soon, we are all waiting for new features, Optik has Multiview and call display, they use the same Mediaroom that Bell uses and they have so many more features then Bell... so lets keep our fingers crossed and see what happens soon...
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post #8 of 22 (permalink) Old 2012-08-31, 10:40 AM
 
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For call display, if and when we get it, how likely is it to work with the dry loop thing ? (I have vonage for my phone)
I sure miss call display from when I had Bell Satellite TV :-)

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post #9 of 22 (permalink) Old 2012-08-31, 10:53 AM
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Fibe Call Display will probably not work with VOIP.

From what I've seen with MTS which also runs Mediaroom, the Call Display info is sent directly from the Central Office Switch (eg. Nortel) to the Mediaroom Call Display Server. The Call Display message is sent as a data packet within Mediaroom to an app running on the STB. The call history is maintained on the Mediaroom server.

In other words, if your call doesn't go through the Bell switch, you won't see Call Display on your TV.
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Thank you Dr. Dave !

Thats what I was afraid of :-(


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post #11 of 22 (permalink) Old 2012-09-12, 10:40 AM Thread Starter
 
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Thumbs up New Features and Apps Coming soon??

Hey everyone,

Would be nice to see Bell Fibe TV add some more new Features and Apps to what we currently have, It seems that they added what we have so far and they stopped...Comparing to Telus Optik TV Bell is way behind.
Optik TV has so many more Apps and Features and would be nice to see more stuff added to our Bell Fibe TV. The possibilities are there, all we need is to have them added, like Call Display, Multiview, and so forth. So anyone else feel that we should or are they happy with what is currently available?

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Not having Telus Optik can someone show what features & Apps Telus Optik has compared to Bell so we all can see the differences?
I noticed on Bells APP they added

TSN EXTRA
RDS EXTRA

Galaxie Music has changeed somewhat.
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Question Bell Fibe TV APPS VS Telus FIBE TV APPS

I'm not sure what Teloses Fibe TV is called, but here;s my question.

Bell Fibe offers these as there aPPS on Fibe TV
Twitter
Facebook
The Weather Network
TSN EXTRA
RDS EXTRA
Galaxie Music
Bell-What's New

Now I'm not sure what Telus IPTV offers but I heard
Multiview(not excatly sure what this is)
Multimedia(not sure whart this is)
and something to do with X-Box 360(What excatly I'm not sure)

Any one with Telkus IPTV casn you post what they offer ande what each one does?

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MCIBUS, the Telus apps are listed here:

http://www.telus.com/content/tv/optik/apps/index.jsp
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Thanks Dr Dave

Interesting?

I like that Auto Remote.That Music one looks interesting (not Galaxie but Radio stations one).Multiview appears to be ok, call display would be nice.

So the Differences

Bell-----------------------Telus

Twitter-------------------Twitter
Facebook-----------------Facebook
The Weather Network-----The Weather Network
Galaxie Music-------------Galaxie Music
Whats New---------------N/A
TSN EXTRA---------------N/A
RDS Extra----------------N/A
N/A----------------------Call Display
N/A----------------------TumbleBooks TV
N/A----------------------Multiview
N/A----------------------Music Room
N/A----------------------Telus Calander
N/A*---------------------Remote Record
N/A+---------------------Optik Smart Remote
N/A^---------------------Optik On The Go


* not sure if Bell offers this via a different route on the system?
^ not sure if Bell offers this via their internet service for Bell Fibe?
+ not sure if Bell has this set up with their iPhone & their tablets?

So Bell has some things Telus doesn't have that Bell does and there's things Telus has that Bell doesn't have?
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