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Forum: Telus IPTV (also known as Optik TV)   2018-03-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,364
Posted By PokerChip
I am very pleased with Telus picture quality. I...

I am very pleased with Telus picture quality. I recently switched from Shaw to take advantage of PureFibre and I’m extremely pleased with the service. For starters, it’s actual 1080p rather than...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-06-24, 04:29 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 172,448
Posted By PokerChip
They stopped 9-10 years ago in my estimation....

They stopped 9-10 years ago in my estimation. People have gotten a little more savvy since then. There was no such thing as an iPhone at the time.

It's a vicious cycle. The lest frequent and...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-06-24, 12:48 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 172,448
Posted By PokerChip
Yes, of course, we have had boxes with the...

Yes, of course, we have had boxes with the ability to receive messages for well over a decade, but Shaw is probably still in "beta testing" before starting to use this feature.

Give them a break,...
Forum: What's On Television?   2016-02-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,966
Posted By PokerChip
eljay wrote: Not to mention (although I'm...

eljay wrote:

Not to mention (although I'm mentioning it) the 20 seconds where this man is making out with Scully. Something about Gillian Anderson... I don't consider this a spoiler by they way...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2016-01-27, 02:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 32,307
Posted By PokerChip
Marvin23 I just recently got a $200 credit...

Marvin23

I just recently got a $200 credit on my Rogers bill when redeeming 26,000 points.
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2016-01-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By PokerChip
talljak: No because fuel costs will rise :P

talljak: No because fuel costs will rise :P
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2016-01-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By PokerChip
Wireless rates increase

Sounds like the weak Canadian dollar is to blame this time.

Wireless rates rise with hikes in internet, home phone ahead - Business - CBC News...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2016-01-13, 02:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 38,704
Posted By PokerChip
Shaw says you get whatever is included in your...

Shaw says you get whatever is included in your bundles. However, I agree that it would be useful to have a list of what they have rights to stream. It's difficult to think of all the channels in my...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-12-17, 02:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 38,704
Posted By PokerChip
Streaming tests in my home tonight on Broadband...

Streaming tests in my home tonight on Broadband 50 have yielded excellent results. Some early observations:

* So refreshing to be able to change channels within the same app. I have been hoping...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-12-16, 05:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 38,704
Posted By PokerChip
Interesting announcement. Just downloaded...

Interesting announcement.

Just downloaded the app. Tried streaming a few channels. Seemed acceptable. I will reserve first impressions for a bit later once I get home from work and have some time...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2015-12-15, 02:44 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 124,632
Posted By PokerChip
As I've said before, I have lost hope for any new...

As I've said before, I have lost hope for any new features coming to the "old Gateway". My only wish at this point is they can at least address the lack of responsiveness with this dog of an...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-12-15, 02:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,836
Posted By PokerChip
buckycat, The way I interpret it, it would...

buckycat,

The way I interpret it, it would be like allowing you to use your Gateway app not only to manage your recordings, but to actually playback and watch via portable devices such as a...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-12-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,836
Posted By PokerChip
Jetranger: Thanks for providing his info. I...

Jetranger:

Thanks for providing his info. I am chiming in so others (younger people or new customers) don't make the same mistakes I made. If one person follows this advice, it's mission...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2015-12-02, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,666
Posted By PokerChip
I'm on Internet 60 and my download speed just...

I'm on Internet 60 and my download speed just tests at 56 (which is very acceptable given it's primetime). However, my upload speed is still 3 mbps.
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-10-13, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 420,754
Posted By PokerChip
ssbtech: no worries, and believe me you aren't...

ssbtech: no worries, and believe me you aren't offending me at all. While I can see the point of comparing Shaw with other providers, the idea of seeing numerous speed test results for Juce in this...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-10-09, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 420,754
Posted By PokerChip
I'm sorry to take on the role of moderator, but...

I'm sorry to take on the role of moderator, but this thread has veered off topic.

1. Juce isn't Shaw
2. Even if it were Shaw, posting speedtest results in this thread is the wrong place to do so...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2015-09-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,046
Posted By PokerChip
GamerGuy Good for you for not falling into...

GamerGuy

Good for you for not falling into the trap about more empty promises. A LOT of us bought this system based on promises and I think we are all kicking ourselves to some extent today.
...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2015-09-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,046
Posted By PokerChip
Completely useless update. Shaw gave up on the...

Completely useless update. Shaw gave up on the most promising features of the Gateway 2 years ago and has made no effort to make the guide and overall user interface more responsive. I can just hear...
Forum: Shaw Gateway   2015-08-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,974
Posted By PokerChip
Knowing that Shaw obviously has plans for...

Knowing that Shaw obviously has plans for something different, I think it's a no brainer that one probably shouldn't invest in the Gateway technology at this point. I look at this a rhetorical...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-06-01, 07:02 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 93,074
Posted By PokerChip
The discussion was immediately locked and every...

The discussion was immediately locked and every other similar thread will be as well. Shaw forums are a complete waste of time.

It will be interesting to see how much this next increase will be....
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-05-14, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,636
Posted By PokerChip
Video blocked due to copyrights violations. ...

Video blocked due to copyrights violations.

Is there another site or link we can view this from?
Forum: Shaw Cable   2015-05-14, 04:43 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 27,836
Posted By PokerChip
There are plenty of things Shaw SHOULD be working...

There are plenty of things Shaw SHOULD be working on regarding the next big thing, and a lot of it should revolve around addressing the monumental DLNA failure with the Gateway system (I guess we...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2015-03-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,629
Posted By PokerChip
That's completely beside the point. Just because...

That's completely beside the point. Just because gasoline in Alberta is cheaper (and it SHOULD be), doesn't get oil companies off the hook when such significant discrepancies exist between crude oil...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2015-03-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,629
Posted By PokerChip
Meanwhile, a disturbing trend over the past...

Meanwhile, a disturbing trend over the past while. Oil is at $42 US a barrel this morning, and regular gas in Edmonton is trending upwards at 92.9 cents a litre, and this is happening at all major...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-01-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 87,363
Posted By PokerChip
Which is very consistent with Shaw's business...

Which is very consistent with Shaw's business model (not that others don't do this).

Basically, sign up for a free trial so we get your foot in the door, then hopefully do nothing and you're on...
Forum: What's On Television?   2015-01-07, 02:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,556
Posted By PokerChip
Looking forward to it, Tanta. Actually,...

Looking forward to it, Tanta.

Actually, while on the topic of spying without cell phones, you way want to check out "The Game", A BBC series set in the 1970s. It's simply awesome. If you enjoy...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2015-01-07, 02:48 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 75,358
Posted By PokerChip
I propose that this thread be renamed: "Channels...

I propose that this thread be renamed: "Channels that will NOT be carried by Shaw Cable".

:P
Forum: What's On Television?   2015-01-07, 02:40 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 56,286
Posted By PokerChip
I, for one, thoroughly enjoyed season 4. However,...

I, for one, thoroughly enjoyed season 4. However, the last episode left me wanting more. I thought it was too melodramatic, especially after the crazy action of the previous 4-5 hours.

While some...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2014-12-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 87,363
Posted By PokerChip
I was on the Shomi trial and I called Shaw and...

I was on the Shomi trial and I called Shaw and asked to be removed out of pure principle.

I cannot justify giving Shaw more money given their attitude towards existing customers. My Shaw bill has...
Forum: What's On Television?   2014-12-16, 03:58 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 56,286
Posted By PokerChip
Season 3 wasn't very good and really far fetched....

Season 3 wasn't very good and really far fetched.

This season, however, is awesome. Too bad the seasons are only 12 episodes long.
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