Question Regarding HD Boxes!! (Activating Rogers STB on Videotron) - Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes

post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 2009-01-01, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
Rookie
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 3
Question Regarding HD Boxes!! (Activating Rogers STB on Videotron)

Hey All,
Not too long ago I purchased a Rogers HD Box, but now I live in an area where Rogers is not available. My only option is Videotron's Illico cable. I really dont feel like dishing out more money for a new HD box and noticed that they both use scientific atlanta boxes. So my question is, is it possible to use a Rogers HD box with videotron or is there a way to convert it?

Thanks in Advance.
thenotoriousdre is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 2009-01-01, 06:43 PM
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 35
no there not

Videotron uses only their own boxes.
marca is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 2009-01-02, 12:29 AM
57
Moderator
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Toronto, Rogers, 9865 & 8300-eHDD, Sharp LC75N8000U, Denon AVR4310Ci; Sony KDL40W3000, 9865
Posts: 56,364
Although Videotron uses SA, I don't believe they activate Rogers STBs. Call them to get confirmation - ask for "second level technician" or something similar since the front line CSRs will not likely know:

Here's a thread on the topic and the reasons why:

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=35032

57's Home Theatre (Latest equipment & photos)
57 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome