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Forum: MTS   2007-02-01, 01:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,885
Posted By Aberdeen
No, I don't believe you'll see NHLCI on MTS...

No, I don't believe you'll see NHLCI on MTS unless they strike a beauty deal. It's not impossible, just improbable.
Forum: MTS   2007-01-31, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,885
Posted By Aberdeen
Okay, so Bell is great. This is not the issue of...

Okay, so Bell is great. This is not the issue of this thread, mind you.
Forum: MTS   2007-01-31, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,885
Posted By Aberdeen
Let's talk number of channels then, or even...

Let's talk number of channels then, or even dollars per channel?
Forum: MTS   2007-01-31, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,885
Posted By Aberdeen
I believe he was looking at the All-In-One...

I believe he was looking at the All-In-One packages on Bell, which are $71 with equipment included. The equivalent on MTS would be $47. (Basic + 6 packages + HD). The other thing to remember is that...
Forum: MTS   2007-01-31, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,885
Posted By Aberdeen
MTS is a great service, if you don't want/need...

MTS is a great service, if you don't want/need HDTV service. They are "working on it", but really they've dropped the ball.

To get back on topic, Bell is the only option for NHLCI in Winnipeg, and...
Forum: MTS   2007-01-31, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,885
Posted By Aberdeen
NHL Center Ice customer reps still have very poor...

NHL Center Ice customer reps still have very poor spelling. Makes you wonder...

I'd say if you are that desperate for Center Ice, you should head over to Bell XpressVu...
Forum: MTS   2007-01-31, 01:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 37,526
Posted By Aberdeen
Wow, the customer representatives for NHL Center...

Wow, the customer representatives for NHL Center Ice have poor spelling.

AFAIK, Center Ice was playing hardball because of their contract with Bell. Other providers are pretty much being shut out...
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2007-01-31, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By Aberdeen
I'd prefer to avoid eBay, as warranty on...

I'd prefer to avoid eBay, as warranty on batteries (especially not original manufacturer) is a good idea. And it doesn't look like Crosstown does Laptops.

I'm looking for a Dell Latitude D400...
Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2007-01-30, 11:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By Aberdeen
Replacement laptop batteries?

Looking for a cheap place to buy replacement Dell laptop batteries in Canada... any ideas?
Forum: MTS   2007-01-29, 12:23 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 37,526
Posted By Aberdeen
MTS is apparently going to boost their HD channel...

MTS is apparently going to boost their HD channel numbers from 7 to 16 by the end of the year. As for competing with Shaw, MTS offers the same digital TV quality for less money, so even if Shaw got...
Forum: MTS   2007-01-28, 06:30 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 37,526
Posted By Aberdeen
The next channels (apparently) are the East feeds...

The next channels (apparently) are the East feeds of the US networks, TSN HD and then Discovery HD. Timelines range from late February to August 2007.
Forum: Home Computing   2007-01-28, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,175
Posted By Aberdeen
Off-Lease Notebooks: To purchase one or not?

(I'm hoping this is an appropriate forum choice...)

I'm looking at buying an off-lease Dell laptop from DFSDirect Canada, and I wondered if anyone had experience buying from them, or any other...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2007-01-27, 05:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,163
Posted By Aberdeen
Fair enough. In some markets, Shaw might be a...

Fair enough. In some markets, Shaw might be a logical choice. In Winnipeg, it isn't.
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2007-01-26, 11:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,163
Posted By Aberdeen
The good news is - I don't have to wait for MTS...

The good news is - I don't have to wait for MTS service calls, because I don't have any problems with MTS.
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2007-01-26, 10:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,163
Posted By Aberdeen
Meh... MTS has unlimited long distance in Canada...

Meh... MTS has unlimited long distance in Canada and the US, 24/7 now. Again, matched Shaw.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2007-01-26, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,691
Posted By Aberdeen
MTS can pipe about 24MB through on a DSL line....

MTS can pipe about 24MB through on a DSL line. There is 4.5 MB reserved for internet, the rest is for the video TV signal. I can tell you right now I can have all 3 TVs on, and be downloading at...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2007-01-26, 03:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,163
Posted By Aberdeen
It certainly isn't. My POTS line is excellent,...

It certainly isn't. My POTS line is excellent, and the value of the package I currently have beats anything Shaw has put out yet.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2007-01-26, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,691
Posted By Aberdeen
It might help to tell us what you are comparing...

It might help to tell us what you are comparing from? Are you on MTS? Do you have MTS TV?

Also, how are you getting such high upload speeds?
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2007-01-26, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,691
Posted By Aberdeen
Shaw ENTIRELY lied to you. In fact, I'm furious...

Shaw ENTIRELY lied to you. In fact, I'm furious that they would say that. Totally dishonest. In fact, I just sent an email to Shaw Customer Service (cc'd to MTS) to register my displeasure about...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2007-01-25, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By Aberdeen
Often keeping a history of increases over the...

Often keeping a history of increases over the years helps in this scenario, as does getting quotes from comparable buildings (square footage and locations). Other than that, just be nice at first and...
Forum: MTS   2007-01-25, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,004
Posted By Aberdeen
Received an email back from MTS - Our...

Received an email back from MTS -

Our mandate continues to be to expand our services to meet the needs of
our customers. Unfortunate, the process of expanding our HD Channel line
up has taken...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2007-01-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,163
Posted By Aberdeen
Shaw Digital Phone needs a power backup (which...

Shaw Digital Phone needs a power backup (which Shaw does provide) because when the power goes out, so too does the phone service after a few hours. Plus, the Telcos (MTS in Manitoba, for example)...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2007-01-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 32,843
Posted By Aberdeen
Can anyone produce a list of commerical sponsors...

Can anyone produce a list of commerical sponsors that were shown by Global during the game? When they know that we will perhaps spend a little less money on them until Global broadcasts a quality...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2007-01-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,582
Posted By Aberdeen
Hmmm... the silence from back in 1985 when the...

Hmmm... the silence from back in 1985 when the Americans (and Russians) did this is still echoing, I guess. But weren't the Americans looking at using lasers to shoot down satellites a little while...
Forum: MTS   2007-01-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,004
Posted By Aberdeen
I have MTS TV, but no HD service as of yet,...

I have MTS TV, but no HD service as of yet, because MTS' is not worth the effort to get hooked up yet. I'm currently looking at switching to Starchoice.
Forum: MTS   2007-01-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,004
Posted By Aberdeen
MTS TV Price Increase - Feb 2007

So apparently on my bill this month, I am informed of a $2 price increase to the basic package of MTS TV, because of "increased programming costs".

Unless this "increased programming cost"...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2007-01-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,116
Posted By Aberdeen
Okay - I'm going off a bit here (at least from...

Okay - I'm going off a bit here (at least from the "normal" pets discussed thus far) and I'm going to tell you about our last two vet visits with our two rabbits, Aberdeen and Glasgow.

Aberdeen is...
Forum: MTS   2007-01-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 37,526
Posted By Aberdeen
Some people say it's contractual, because the...

Some people say it's contractual, because the Central Time Zone feeds MTS have don't have HD, so they have to so the Pacific ones. Not sure I understand that logic. Personally, I think it was just a...
Forum: Home Computing   2007-01-13, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Aberdeen
Is this kosher by the forum rules, talking about...

Is this kosher by the forum rules, talking about how to circumvent copyright protection?
Forum: Home Computing   2007-01-13, 01:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,615
Posted By Aberdeen
The process of installing DD-WRT on your router...

The process of installing DD-WRT on your router is relatively safe and easy. But if you're just a normal level user, it probably isn't necessary either.

I myself have a D-Link DI-524. After the...
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