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Forum: Sasktel   2019-01-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
SaskTel is coming to install fiber at my house...

SaskTel is coming to install fiber at my house TODAY!

Finally after 8 years of waiting and looking, it is happening.

EDIT: Sadly it is a no-go. Some splicing needs to be done before I can get...
Forum: Sasktel   2018-05-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
Got some good news: 1. The maps have been...

Got some good news:

1. The maps have been updated at Availability | internet | SaskTel (http://www.sasktel.com/store/browse/Personal/Internet/What-s-infiNET-/Availability/_/N-pfm8ie) again.

2....
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-02-25, 03:49 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 425,383
Posted By urbanracer34
Thanks for the tip, however we decided to go...

Thanks for the tip, however we decided to go another route.

urbanracer34
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-02-17, 05:36 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 425,383
Posted By urbanracer34
Thanks for the tip, I'll be looking into it...

Thanks for the tip, I'll be looking into it shortly.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2017-02-17, 05:18 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 425,383
Posted By urbanracer34
Quick question regarding Shaw Direct

Is it safe to buy a dish and a "HDPVR 630" off kijiji for $200 remotes included and do the install ourselves? or would it be best for us to call up Shaw Direct and get them to do it instead? We have...
Forum: Sasktel   2013-02-26, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,718
Posted By urbanracer34
Got an update on the price, $50 more a month....

Got an update on the price, $50 more a month. :eek: This is because they had to hook up a dry line (no dial tone) and they DO NOT do "bundle savings" when you have Internet on a dry line and Max on a...
Forum: Sasktel   2013-02-09, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,718
Posted By urbanracer34
Well, the installation went great. Turns out...

Well, the installation went great.
Turns out they had to get a 2nd line turned on, so we now have 2 modems. Nothing to do with firmware as I was hoping it was.

Getting speeds as advertised....
Forum: Sasktel   2013-02-04, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,718
Posted By urbanracer34
Thumbs up Max and High Speed Extreme - Seems to be Possible Now, wasn't a year or 2 ago

A year or 2 back We had made an Inquiry about bumping up to High Speed Extreme from High Speed Plus. Problem was that we have Max. They told us that we would need a new line and instead of costing us...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-10-29, 03:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
@lubras: Can you please post model numbers for...

@lubras: Can you please post model numbers for the equipment installed/will be installed?
Forum: Sasktel   2012-10-04, 08:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
@lubras: Could you please scan in and post the...

@lubras: Could you please scan in and post the pamphlet?
Forum: Sasktel   2012-08-26, 08:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
Just thought I'd report in that there are now...

Just thought I'd report in that there are now infiNET commercials running on the TV featuring Little Red and Cindi. I saw one about 10-15 minutes ago.
Forum: Sasktel   2012-08-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
The protocol used in infiNET will probably be...

The protocol used in infiNET will probably be GPON. This is to ensure easy potential future expansion. Source is the manual here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/61247860/I-240G-B-manual#outer_page_236
...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-08-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
Great... My place won't get it until "2014 and...

Great... My place won't get it until "2014 and beyond". Guess I'm stuck with 60 kilobytes per second for a couple years yet. :( Oh well, at least I have time to overhaul my family's network...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-07-24, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,513
Posted By urbanracer34
Just a check back in regarding my family's...

Just a check back in regarding my family's problem. It appears to of resolved itself. It hasn't come up in the last day. Who knows, maybe they put out a STB update in the night! :)
Forum: Sasktel   2012-07-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,513
Posted By urbanracer34
I have a similar problem. We have recordings on...

I have a similar problem. We have recordings on channel 4 (CTV Saskatoon SD) that if you try to fast forward, It will go to the end of the recording. It will also stop on its own, a couple minutes...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-07-13, 08:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
Can you do me a favor and run a Speedtest...

Can you do me a favor and run a Speedtest (http://www.speedtest.net/) and a Pingtest (http://pingtest.net/) while nothing is running on your connection (Video, Filesharing, etc...) and post the...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-07-12, 05:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
I had to report a problem with my Max box, so...

I had to report a problem with my Max box, so while I was on the phone with them, I asked when infiNET will be coming to my house (I'm in Forest Grove). He said "Due to the weather, we are a few...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-06-25, 05:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
@Dr. Dave. Thanks for the picture, this will...

@Dr. Dave.
Thanks for the picture, this will definitely help
I know they're going to use Actiontec routers - that's been confirmed by searching "actiontec" on SaskTel's support website, and maybe...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-06-24, 09:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
Thanks for acknowledging this. My Dad was scared...

Thanks for acknowledging this. My Dad was scared they would have to rip up two yards (Mine and a neighbors) to get fiber in our house.

If you or anyone has any information on the ONTs in...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-06-23, 08:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
@Dolby I have done a ton of research regarding...

@Dolby I have done a ton of research regarding fiber (also spelled fibre but both spellings mean the same) systems since I got access to a high speed box in Europe, which I have since needed to give...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-06-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
Regarding my post above (sorry I can't edit it):...

Regarding my post above (sorry I can't edit it): the service is called "infiNET", the image messed up (or they don't allow image linking outside of their own site). Also the information link has...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-06-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
Yet another day, yet another update. It is...

Yet another day, yet another update.

It is official, the name of SaskTel's Fiber Optic network is infiNET.

SaskTel also posted a video about infiNET at...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-06-06, 08:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
(What I would call a )HUGE UPDATE!!!

You ask, why the caps? Are you shouting? YES, as I am now a very happy camper.

SaskTel has JUST made available a page with the Internet speeds...
Forum: Sasktel   2012-06-04, 07:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
Post Any idea on when Forest Grove will get it? ...

Any idea on when Forest Grove will get it?

Aside from that, a couple new observations:

SaskTel has moved the url for the Fiber info to http://www.sasktel.com/personal/fibre/. Note the spelling....
Forum: Sasktel   2011-09-24, 11:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
I agree with you about trenching. I'm in a...

I agree with you about trenching. I'm in a north-east area of the Saskatoon that has been around for a while, and we get our utilities underground so trenching will be a must. and hopefully there...
Forum: Sasktel   2011-09-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
Are you located in a new part of town or an old...

Are you located in a new part of town or an old one? New parts of town appear to have higher priority than old ones, due to the ease of putting in fiber in a new development, but if it was a older...
Forum: Sasktel   2011-09-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
I was googling "sasktel fiber optic network" and...

I was googling "sasktel fiber optic network" and I found this page with tons of information: http://sasktel.com/personal/fibre/

Some of the highlights:

Max bandwidth at the start is 200Mbps...
Forum: Sasktel   2011-08-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 79,711
Posted By urbanracer34
Post 'Fiber To The Premises" discussion (infiNET)

Just thought I would start discussion on this topic with some relevant information.

I asked on July 26th on the SaskTel Max page the following question: "Could someone please tell me when the new...
Forum: Sasktel   2011-01-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 39,144
Posted By urbanracer34
We got our upgrade package a few days ago! I...

We got our upgrade package a few days ago!
I hope it's going to go smooth.
Forum: Sasktel   2010-12-03, 05:34 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 39,144
Posted By urbanracer34
@m3t4lw01f: It's called AT&T Uverse

@m3t4lw01f: It's called AT&T Uverse
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