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Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2007-01-02, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,685
Posted By Owen
Either high speed internet or MTS TV. If you...

Either high speed internet or MTS TV. If you cancel either within 90 days of switching to this plan, you will have to pay full price for the long distance you have used. Similiar to competitors'...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2007-01-02, 01:04 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 198,453
Posted By Owen
For sake of comparison: ...

For sake of comparison:

http://www.speedtest.net/result/70597382.png (http://www.speedtest.net)

MTS DSL in Winnipeg, MB.
Forum: MTS   2007-01-01, 03:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 37,534
Posted By Owen
The PVR thing doesn't entirely bother me, as I...

The PVR thing doesn't entirely bother me, as I can get something else (better) to fill that gap. Even the no HDMI/DVI isn't a huge deal. But the lack of channels, the additonal STB, and the price...
Forum: MTS   2006-12-31, 02:33 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 37,534
Posted By Owen
Well, many months later and no improvements to...

Well, many months later and no improvements to MTS' HD lineup or services. I think it's totally bunk that they can only get the Seattle Time Shifts instead of the Eastern ones. Also, the lack of TSN...
Forum: 2006   2006-12-29, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,356
Posted By Owen
But again - throttling does not really affect...

But again - throttling does not really affect your download speeds at all, but it certainly stops your upload speeds dead.
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2006-12-28, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,273
Posted By Owen
I'm assuming he means "nothing" happens, which is...

I'm assuming he means "nothing" happens, which is the problem.

More people I know have switched to Shaw, and almost every one says the line quality, echo and missed calls are making them regret...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2006-12-23, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,273
Posted By Owen
I know MTS TV is swamped with new TV/Internet...

I know MTS TV is swamped with new TV/Internet installs. What goes one way goes the other I guess.
Forum: 2006   2006-12-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,004
Posted By Owen
Read it before, found it funny, but I have to...

Read it before, found it funny, but I have to admit I'm getting sick of the term "politically correct" being lumped in with common sense sensitivity.
Forum: 2006   2006-12-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,802
Posted By Owen
I think Canada will be pretty much the same as it...

I think Canada will be pretty much the same as it is now, but with less snow.
Forum: 2006   2006-12-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,356
Posted By Owen
When I called about this issue (when I was...

When I called about this issue (when I was thinking of switching to Shaw internet), the CSR informed me that Shaw does in fact limit bandwidth to BitTorrent applications, depending on the load on...
Forum: 2006   2006-12-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By Owen
Funny, as I was the one trying to be humourous...

Funny, as I was the one trying to be humourous suggesting someone could be offended by the post, seeing as the entire purpose of the humour behind it is to point out how absurd it is to be offended...
Forum: 2006   2006-12-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,243
Posted By Owen
I find this post offensive.

I find this post offensive.
Forum: 2006   2006-12-20, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,356
Posted By Owen
Shaw still throttles BT traffic though, don't...

Shaw still throttles BT traffic though, don't they? They admitted as much to me when I was thinking of switching to them for HD TV service.
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2006-12-20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,642
Posted By Owen
Odd they make you rent or buy it anyways. Most...

Odd they make you rent or buy it anyways. Most DSL providers have it included in their price anyways. In terms of VDSL, it includes both net modem and TV set-top box.
Forum: 2006   2006-12-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By Owen
Uh, being from Hamilton originally, that address...

Uh, being from Hamilton originally, that address is really not a "business" address. In fact, I would guess it's someone's house. Check it on Google Maps, and look at the satellite view to see what I...
Forum: 2006   2006-12-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By Owen
I'm in Hamilton next week visiting family. I will...

I'm in Hamilton next week visiting family. I will "deal" with them if you want. No questions asked. No witnesses.

(Just kidding. Maybe.)
Forum: 2006   2006-12-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By Owen
All plans have that disclaimer, except for (of...

All plans have that disclaimer, except for (of course) Pay As You Go plans. One of the reasons why I stick to PAYG is because of the hidden "taxes" and charges.

Westmanguy - I'd still suggest...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2006-12-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,685
Posted By Owen
They've started rolling out MTS TV in Brandon....

They've started rolling out MTS TV in Brandon. They just updated a bunch of areas in Winnipeg and Brandon. If I were westmanguy, I'd call MTS and get on the list for MTS TV, and see if they wouldn't...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2006-12-17, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,685
Posted By Owen
What plan are you on with BEV? Maybe MTS TV is...

What plan are you on with BEV? Maybe MTS TV is the way to go?
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2006-12-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,189
Posted By Owen
From what I've heard, Shaw Digital Phone will...

From what I've heard, Shaw Digital Phone will only last about 4 hours in a power failure. Regular land line will do fine as long as the phone lines aren't downed. Of course, if that is the case, NO...
Forum: 2006   2006-12-17, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,927
Posted By Owen
Looks legit to me.

Looks legit to me.
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2006-12-16, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 13,685
Posted By Owen
First off - already a thread on this:...

First off - already a thread on this: http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=52380

But I've been on this plan for 2 months now. I have both MTS TV and Internet, but according to their...
Forum: 2006   2006-12-13, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
Posted By Owen
Agreed - while it's scary to imagine what's it...

Agreed - while it's scary to imagine what's it like to live beside a "crazy" nation like Iran, it's even scarier to imagine what it's like to live under an occupying force. Say, they take Vancouver...
Forum: Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless   2006-12-12, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,257
Posted By Owen
Exactly what I meant.

Exactly what I meant.
Forum: Bell Canada Home Phone and Internet   2006-12-12, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,041
Posted By Owen
Still no buy-out for MTS. They are still...

Still no buy-out for MTS. They are still expanding (big rollouts in Brandon this week, apparently).
Forum: Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless   2006-12-12, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,257
Posted By Owen
http://www.thesourcecc.com/estore/Product.aspx?lan...

http://www.thesourcecc.com/estore/Product.aspx?language=en-CA&catalog=Online&category=Pay+As+You+Go+Phones&product=1710808

Another choice.

And I did mean "can't". Adding $100 of airtime online...
Forum: Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless   2006-12-12, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 23,257
Posted By Owen
The $100 card is a bit of a rarity. You can't...

The $100 card is a bit of a rarity. You can't just add $100 of airtime and get the 365 days expiration date, though.

As for transfer, it takes some arm-twisting but it can be done if your mother...
Forum: MTS   2006-12-11, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,753
Posted By Owen
MTS Review

I've had MTS TV since December 2004. I've also been using MTS High Speed internet from the same time. I chose MTS TV when I moved into my new condo. There was already existing cable from a former...
Forum: 2006   2006-12-10, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,987
Posted By Owen
Because few people like Arby's? Maybe?

Because few people like Arby's? Maybe?
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2006-12-08, 12:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,273
Posted By Owen
I agree - I really don't see the value in Shaw...

I agree - I really don't see the value in Shaw Digital Phone "Lite". For the potential issues with echo and dropped calls, why not stick to a regular provider for this type of service? Especially...
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