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Forum: Over-The-Air (OTA) Digital Television   Yesterday, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 37
Posted By ExDilbert
No issue here. Maybe they updated the certificate.

No issue here. Maybe they updated the certificate.
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By ExDilbert
Packages and Channel Chart...

Packages and Channel Chart (https://www.rogers.com/web/consumer/ignite-bundles/channels) Must enter address and click on channels tab to see channels.

Channel Line-Up Ignite TV Flex 10 (York)...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2020-01-24, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By ExDilbert
Metric bolts are sometimes available from local...

Metric bolts are sometimes available from local hardware stores. The TV user manual or specs may provide the correct size. Alternately, try several sizes and see which fits. Just be sure that any...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers   2020-01-24, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By ExDilbert
The only time I've had issues with HDMI ports...

The only time I've had issues with HDMI ports failing is due to static discharge. That can happen if the RG6 or other copper cable from an antenna, dish or street network is not grounded where it...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2020-01-24, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 117
Posted By ExDilbert
TV mounts usually include a variety of screws...

TV mounts usually include a variety of screws that work with various TVs. These are usually metric bolts which differ in size and length for different TVs. Without knowing the make and model of TV,...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2020-01-24, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,095
Posted By ExDilbert
I had a senior moment. Thanks to 57 for...

I had a senior moment. Thanks to 57 for correcting it.
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2020-01-24, 02:46 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 49,133
Posted By ExDilbert
There is essentially no such thing as Rogers...

There is essentially no such thing as Rogers Cable TV anymore. I would take Rogers Cable TV to mean the discontinued analog service. That was replaced with Rogers Digital TV which was similar and...
Forum: Antenna Research & Development   2020-01-24, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 675
Posted By ExDilbert
One thing the posted map doesn't appear to take...

One thing the posted map doesn't appear to take into consideration is signal refraction. That could explain what is being observed. I can get a couple of channels several miles behind a hill due to...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2020-01-24, 12:07 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 138,803
Posted By ExDilbert
Broadcasters can have recording blocked with...

Broadcasters can have recording blocked with cloud PVR services. I believe some sports channels do so.
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2020-01-24, 12:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,095
Posted By ExDilbert
Google needs such cables for their data centers,...

Google needs such cables for their data centers, which are gigantic, and backbone connections. Don't know that they would currently be of any use to consumers. Most consumer devices are barely...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2020-01-23, 11:39 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 49,133
Posted By ExDilbert
It should, but I'm not sure if they are available...

It should, but I'm not sure if they are available outside a more expensive bundle with internet and phone. They have 45 and 50 flex channels to choose from so it's a better channel choice than a...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2020-01-23, 11:23 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 130,477
Posted By ExDilbert
Super Ecran and HBO Canada were always bundled....

Super Ecran and HBO Canada were always bundled. Super Ecran was the original service and HBO was added later. The same goes for Crave Movies and HBO. Two of the original Crave (then TMN) channels...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2020-01-23, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,095
Posted By ExDilbert
Rogers 1Gb cable internet is fairly common these...

Rogers 1Gb cable internet is fairly common these days. Bell still has 50Mb or 100Mb FTTN or 10Mb DSL in a lot of areas where Rogers is offering 1Gb. TPIAs typically max out at 500Gb or lower even...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2020-01-23, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,108
Posted By ExDilbert
Amazon now has a microwave that can be controlled...

Amazon now has a microwave that can be controlled with Alexa.
Forum: Bell Mobility, Solo and Virgin Mobile   2020-01-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,291
Posted By ExDilbert
Also check out Koodo prepaid. Similar plan to...

Also check out Koodo prepaid. Similar plan to Public Mobile with some special offers now available. Canada wide talk as cheap as 5 cents/min. Long distance from 10 cents,
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2020-01-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 49,133
Posted By ExDilbert
Large packages like Premium are designed to...

Large packages like Premium are designed to support zombie channels owned by vertically integrated media companies. Zombie channels are channels that keep staff and programming costs at such low...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2020-01-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 130,477
Posted By ExDilbert
The basic Crave service is adding French...

The basic Crave service is adding French programming at the same price. I believe Super Écran is the French language equivalent of Crave Movies + HBO and is what costs an extra $10. Crave Movies +...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2020-01-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 49,133
Posted By ExDilbert
Space (now CTV Sci-Fi) for $7 a month is a ripoff...

Space (now CTV Sci-Fi) for $7 a month is a ripoff as well. CTV Sci-Fi is included in the Drama & Comedy theme pack with 8 other channels for $10. That's just over $1 per channel. If added...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2020-01-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 50,655
Posted By ExDilbert
I think that's always been available. The issue...

I think that's always been available. The issue is that individual channels are so expensive that it's not worth getting basic and adding them. That's also true for some of the theme packs such as...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2020-01-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 49,133
Posted By ExDilbert
It's bundled with internet, home phone, cloud PVR...

It's bundled with internet, home phone, cloud PVR and box rentals for $125 so it may or may not meet the CRTC requirements. I don't see any Ignite TV packages without internet. They may be trying to...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2020-01-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
  Tubi Tv
Views: 163
Posted By ExDilbert
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubi_TV

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubi_TV
Forum: Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion   2020-01-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 138,803
Posted By ExDilbert
Wifi interference depends on several things,...

Wifi interference depends on several things, channel, signal strength and traffic. Even if other signals are strong and on the same channel, they will only have a significant impact if traffic volume...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2020-01-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By ExDilbert
There is a point where the cost and impact of...

There is a point where the cost and impact of wasted water exceeds the cost of energy lost from circulating hot water. With well insulated pipes and the high cost of water in some areas, it could...
Forum: Home Fix-up including Appliances, HVAC and Power Tools   2020-01-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 522
Posted By ExDilbert
Even a tank can take 30 seconds to deliver hot...

Even a tank can take 30 seconds to deliver hot water through the water pipe. That can be fixed by using a recirculating system but I've never seen it used for residential.
Forum: Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers   2020-01-18, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By ExDilbert
57, Bell satellite and Rogers PVRs are completely...

57, Bell satellite and Rogers PVRs are completely different. As I mentioned in the previous post, encryption on Bell PVRs is tied to the subscriber account, not the hardware. Copying the large (>1GB)...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2020-01-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By ExDilbert
But the reality is that a significant number of...

But the reality is that a significant number of Canadians and many locations in Canada receive only one local station and that station lacks a significant amount of local programming. That's because...
Forum: HDTV: High Definition Television including LCD and Plasma   2020-01-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By ExDilbert
Under current CRTC regulations, Canadian...

Under current CRTC regulations, Canadian broadcasters will never adopt ATSC 3.0. Bell is on record as wanting to abandon OTA completely and other broadcasters, especially the CBC, have shut down...
Forum: Bell Satellite TV PVR, HD PVR and HD Receivers   2020-01-18, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 149
Posted By ExDilbert
It's been a few years and I no longer have any...

It's been a few years and I no longer have any Bell equipment so I cannot offer much more information than is in the original posts. I just copied the very large program files in the large partition....
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2020-01-17, 06:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,070
Posted By ExDilbert
Rogers isn't much better these days. Their rates...

Rogers isn't much better these days. Their rates have probably gone up significantly since the switch to Bell. Rogers has a 10Mbps package for $50 but that's next to useless and the penalties...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2020-01-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,093
Posted By ExDilbert
Comcast has broadcasting interests under the Sky...

Comcast has broadcasting interests under the Sky brand in other EU countries as well as the UK. We will likely see Peacock, or something similar under the Sky brand, launch there first.
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