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Forum: MTS   2019-05-04, 10:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,360
Posted By mbhydro
I think that Stingray added HD versions of the...

I think that Stingray added HD versions of the existing basic music video channels and BellMTS had to carry them.
Forum: MTS   2019-04-25, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By mbhydro
Just thought I would update to say that when I...

Just thought I would update to say that when I dropped over to my friends we checked the Pace box settings and found the WIFI power was for some reason on the lowest setting. Bumping it up to mid...
Forum: MTS   2019-04-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By mbhydro
thanks Dr. Dave and ExDilbert for the...

thanks Dr. Dave and ExDilbert for the suggestions. I'm going to talk to my friend later today so I'll pass on your comments.
Forum: MTS   2019-04-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By mbhydro
Just wondering would a pod be able to be...

Just wondering would a pod be able to be installed outside in an in-use cover (the ones with the bubble)? I had one of my friends ask my thoughts about doing this as he wants better coverage on his...
Forum: MTS   2019-04-09, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,391
Posted By mbhydro
While I was working evenings last week I heard a...

While I was working evenings last week I heard a news report on one of the weekday radio talk shows that the shutdown is going to cause problems form some rural fire departments as they use CDMA...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-04-09, 09:32 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 66,717
Posted By mbhydro
Not sure about the other cell providers in Canada...

Not sure about the other cell providers in Canada but I received an advance warning text from BellMTS yesterday morning giving me 1 month notice of the test. At least the warning about the test came...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2018-08-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,170
Posted By mbhydro
I don't know if the rules are still current but a...

I don't know if the rules are still current but a 2011 CRTC document on number administrating and aging:

5.1. The following Aging Intervals shall be applied by all TSPs to Disconnected...
Forum: MTS   2018-06-28, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,235
Posted By mbhydro
And BellMTS posted this on the community site...

And BellMTS posted this on the community site about 1 week ago


Thank you for participating in the Bell MTS Community forum.

We are discontinuing the forum as of July 10, 2018.

Going...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-05-08, 02:57 PM
Replies: 624
Views: 66,717
Posted By mbhydro
BellMTS may have been doing some internal testing...

BellMTS may have been doing some internal testing for the Manitoba network on April 3/18 as I received two emergency alert test messages two minutes apart on my Samsung S7.

Both said test massage...
Forum: Home Automation and Security   2018-05-01, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,842
Posted By mbhydro
I'm a little late to this but you can get garage...

I'm a little late to this but you can get garage door key switches from Amazon.ca
...
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2018-03-16, 10:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 32,509
Posted By mbhydro
It would not surprise me that the hospital got...

It would not surprise me that the hospital got fibre pulled in under some sort of government health record access project.
Forum: Bell Mobility, Solo and Virgin Mobile   2018-03-14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,322
Posted By mbhydro
With Lucky they are still putting money in to...

With Lucky they are still putting money in to Bell's pocket just not as much as with a Bell Mobility branded plan.
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2018-02-24, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By mbhydro
I wonder if Dominic is a generic CSR name that...

I wonder if Dominic is a generic CSR name that Sam Knows uses when replying to customers?

The few times I have had to contact Sam Knows about changes in my service speed (going to and from 6...
Forum: MTS   2018-01-31, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,217
Posted By mbhydro
Apparently Bell has WI-Fi calling in Manitoba but...

Apparently Bell has WI-Fi calling in Manitoba but BellMTS does not offer it at this time.
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2018-01-01, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,713
Posted By mbhydro
It may not even be the Telco having a problem...

It may not even be the Telco having a problem porting the number. As some of you may know all number porting in North America is provided by a neutral party called Neustar. If they have a problem...
Forum: MTS   2017-12-04, 08:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 35,578
Posted By mbhydro
Upcoming notice of BellMTS price increase

BellMTS has posted a notice of upcoming prices increases on their website.

https://www3.bellmts.ca/mts/support/service+bulletins/changes+to+your+bell+mts+service+rates
Forum: MTS   2017-11-13, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 976
Posted By mbhydro
VoLTE coming to BellMTS in December

MobileSyrup is reporting today that BellMTS will be rolling VoLTE out in December.


https://mobilesyrup.com/2017/11/13/bell-mts-launch-volte-calling-december/
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2017-10-28, 03:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 26,762
Posted By mbhydro
One other thing I am wondering about is the...

One other thing I am wondering about is the repeaters were reportedly on the roof of the Radison hotel on Portage @ Smith. I recall seeing somewhere on the City Winnipeg website about two years ago...
Forum: SiriusXM Satellite Radio   2017-10-28, 02:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 26,762
Posted By mbhydro
I got fed up with the reception problems and...

I got fed up with the reception problems and started using the free Stingray music app that plays all the Stingray music channels that came included with my MTS Ultimate TV package and run it...
Forum: MTS   2017-03-01, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,516
Posted By mbhydro
On a related question will Xplornet be getting...

On a related question will Xplornet be getting its own Wireless forum once they start getting their share of Cell customers from MTS?
Forum: MTS   2017-02-24, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,329
Posted By mbhydro
I wound not expect it anytime soon. A...

I wound not expect it anytime soon.

A number of years ago MTS upgraded a large part of Winnipeg with new copper in advance of MTS TV coming in. Until that copper cable gets really bad I can't...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2016-12-10, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,408
Posted By mbhydro
What your are looking for use to be called a...

What your are looking for use to be called a vanity number, I am not sure if that term is still being used but you may want to try asking the telco business sales dept how to get one using that term...
Forum: MTS   2016-10-02, 02:18 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 22,475
Posted By mbhydro
I always thought that HE had their POP in the...

I always thought that HE had their POP in the Exchange Groups global data center in the Grain Exchange Building and then connected to everybody else through the Winnipeg Internet Exchange in the same...
Forum: MTS   2016-09-25, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,391
Posted By mbhydro
The link for MTS CDMA shutdown has been removed...

The link for MTS CDMA shutdown has been removed by MTS so I am not sure what there schedule is now.
Forum: MTS   2016-05-07, 05:08 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 22,475
Posted By mbhydro
My guess is that it may depend on how old the...

My guess is that it may depend on how old the copper plant is and its condition in your area.

MTS back in the 80's replaced a lot of the 30-40 year old telephone cable in Winnipeg due to its...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2016-03-30, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,253
Posted By mbhydro
Just a pain to get out of the car to wipe it...

Just a pain to get out of the car to wipe it clean before you back up.
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2016-03-28, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,253
Posted By mbhydro
Problem I found with the factory one on my Dodge...

Problem I found with the factory one on my Dodge Journey is depending on the season, the rear lens keeps getting dirty with mud / street grime to the point its unusable.

In the middle of winter...
Forum: MTS   2016-02-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,802
Posted By mbhydro
MTS now has LTE in the St Malo area. ...

MTS now has LTE in the St Malo area.

https://community.mts.ca/mts/topics/new-4g-lte-service-in-st-malo
Forum: MTS   2016-02-10, 05:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 28,802
Posted By mbhydro
Heard from some of the relatives in the...

Heard from some of the relatives in the Vassar/Sprague area there are still dead spots in that area even with the new tower.
Forum: MTS   2016-01-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,280
Posted By mbhydro
I'm impressed that today MTS announced the turn...

I'm impressed that today MTS announced the turn up of service in the area, took about 6 months from the original announcement.

thanks to Dr. Dave for posting it here: ...
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