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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 2012-08-10, 04:13 PM Thread Starter
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Channels on Free Preview?

Every once and awhile I stumble on a channel that is on a "free preview". Normally by the time I notice it the month is almost over giving me only a few days of the preview.

What is the best way to get a list of free channels on preview each month? Does Cogeco list them on their site?

It seems to be they always have one or two channels each month.
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post #2 of 24 (permalink) Old 2012-08-10, 04:24 PM
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If Cogeco doesn't have a list, perhaps consider looking at another provider's website like Rogers, which has a list, since the free preview channels are often free on all providers. Check out the Rogers Free Preview thread here at DH too.

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post #3 of 24 (permalink) Old 2012-08-13, 10:35 AM
 
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if you go to their web page under the whats new section they announce all the Freeview for the month http://www.cogeco.ca/web/on/en/residential/tv/
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Thanks to temporary free programming until Jan 31, 2013 I discovered eqhd, hifi, oasis and have been totally "wow'd". I will definitely be signing up for this package later this month. Out of curiosity I googled what the eq in eqhd stands for but found ziltch. Anyone know? There seems to be a lot of sound dropouts on eqhd, other than that I am very pleased with the diversity of programs.

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post #7 of 24 (permalink) Old 2013-01-09, 02:04 PM
 
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According to Cogeco's website, W Movies and Sundance are on freeview until 31 Jan. Animal Planet was on freeview in December, but is now showing "Not Authorized".

It would be really nice if Cogeco would let subscribers know of these freebies and any new channels added, whether by e-mail, snail mail or via the STB.
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post #8 of 24 (permalink) Old 2013-01-09, 03:56 PM
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That's interesting... Rewind is running ads for a free preview this month...

Nothing about Cogeco....

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post #9 of 24 (permalink) Old 2013-01-23, 05:34 PM
 
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The free previews are listed on Cogeco's website. They are under the links "Television" and "What's New?" W Movies and Sundance are on freeview until Jan. 31. Letting us know about freeviews through the receivers would be more convenient than having to search it out on the website.
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post #10 of 24 (permalink) Old 2013-02-04, 11:57 AM
 
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Anyone know if there are any freeviews on right now?? There is nothing on the Cogeco website.
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post #11 of 24 (permalink) Old 2013-02-04, 01:07 PM
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Travel + Escape and H2 are on preview on most providers - you can also check Fight Network.
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post #12 of 24 (permalink) Old 2013-02-04, 05:30 PM
 
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Are you aware of the Hollywood Suite preview until March 31st?

Channels 872-875.

http://www.hollywoodsuite.ca/
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post #13 of 24 (permalink) Old 2013-02-08, 01:52 PM
 
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I found these channels a few days ago.
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post #14 of 24 (permalink) Old 2013-03-04, 02:59 PM
 
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March free previews

Family Channel
Disney Junior
Disney XD
Teletoon Retro
Fight Network
Travel And Escape

Melody Hits
Dream 1
Future TV
Dream 2
Melody Aflam
Melody Drama
Schlager
DW
German Kino Plus
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post #15 of 24 (permalink) Old 2013-03-21, 11:01 AM
 
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Does any one know when the following channels end their freeview?? TSN2, ComedyGold, BET, and NFL Network?? There is no information on the Cogeco website, their Facebook, or Twitter pages.
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