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Forum: MTS   2013-09-08, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,055
Posted By mtsguy
Did you reboot everything after plugging in? When...

Did you reboot everything after plugging in? When I installed MTS I used to plug my laptop directly into the ONT and be able to surf. Now i work at TELUS and we sometimes go from the ONT to a gigabit...
Forum: MTS   2013-01-16, 12:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,614
Posted By mtsguy
Yes I would go this route. If you are using a...

Yes I would go this route. If you are using a sling box you really do want a faster upload speed and if your upload is 700 kbps now, it will be almost 3 times faster. You will also get a nice...
Forum: MTS   2013-01-15, 07:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,614
Posted By mtsguy
he is concerned about his upload speed and since...

he is concerned about his upload speed and since he doesn't have TV there is a very good chance he is on an ADSL port with an Actiontec or equivalent. You cannot get above 1 Mb up on an ADSL2+ port...
Forum: MTS   2013-01-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 17,614
Posted By mtsguy
What brand of modem do you have? Is it a 2wire or...

What brand of modem do you have? Is it a 2wire or something else. You may be on an ADSL profile as you do not have TV and you will not receive the advertised rates. Your best bet is to upgrade to 20...
Forum: MTS   2013-01-09, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,127
Posted By mtsguy
I can tell you when I did MTS installs coax was...

I can tell you when I did MTS installs coax was NOT to be used no matter what for the 1216/2262 (Main PVR) whether the PVR service was being used or not. Other boxes, 1200/2202s were okay to be on...
Forum: MTS   2012-09-28, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,096
Posted By mtsguy
Its $3 more per TV. That includes over 15 HD...

Its $3 more per TV. That includes over 15 HD channels no charge if you had an HD set.
Forum: MTS   2012-09-27, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,096
Posted By mtsguy
i haven't heard anything for sure, but it just...

i haven't heard anything for sure, but it just looks that way. MTS tries hard to get people moved over to Ultimate and they don't seem to push classic. It was be a lot more efficient to have 1 tv...
Forum: MTS   2012-09-26, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,096
Posted By mtsguy
Classic is soon to be discontinued. It doesn't...

Classic is soon to be discontinued. It doesn't make sense running two different TV services overlapping. Call MTS and switch to Ultimate.
Forum: MTS   2012-09-24, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,339
Posted By mtsguy
Personally when a customer wants to use their own...

Personally when a customer wants to use their own router. I plug a cable from a LAN on the 2wire into the WAN on the customer's router. That way the 2wire looks like a modem and the customers router...
Forum: MTS   2012-09-11, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,722
Posted By mtsguy
Im 99% sure its your powerline adapters. Call MTS...

Im 99% sure its your powerline adapters. Call MTS out and they'll run a CAT5 from your STB to the 2wire. Powerline adapters and most wireless setups cannot carry the bandwidth that is necessary for...
Forum: MTS   2012-08-25, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,483
Posted By mtsguy
you should call MTS and ask them to talk a look...

you should call MTS and ask them to talk a look at your profile. The new modem may have decided to sync up at a slower speed than the previous modem but MTS should be able to force it to another...
Forum: MTS   2012-08-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,540
Posted By mtsguy
it is 2wire by the way not EWire MTS does...

it is 2wire by the way not EWire

MTS does not advise using the Ethernet plugs on the back of the STBs for internet access as it may could eventually cause issues with the TV service. We only use...
Forum: MTS   2012-02-06, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,033
Posted By mtsguy
by composite i'm assuming you mean ...

by composite i'm assuming you mean Yellow/Red/White cables. This comes up alot. all the outputs are working all the time, heres were things get tricky tho; If you have the box outputting in HD...
Forum: MTS   2011-11-07, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,569
Posted By mtsguy
you can get just under 7.5 down with an actiontec...

you can get just under 7.5 down with an actiontec ADSL modem. you need tv achieve the 2 mbps upload speed advertised. standalone you will get just under 1 mbps. these speeds are what i have come...
Forum: MTS   2011-10-14, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 1,424
Posted By mtsguy
ya we will terminate and provide a splitter. i...

ya we will terminate and provide a splitter. i hope you didn't get your coax at the dollar store like everyone else does ;)
Forum: MTS   2011-10-09, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,011
Posted By mtsguy
or he could also be on a pair bonding

or he could also be on a pair bonding
Forum: MTS   2011-09-27, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,588
Posted By mtsguy
there is no official way to deal with more than 4...

there is no official way to deal with more than 4 tv's on cat5. they are coming out with switchs that prioritize STB traffic over the LAN and in this case it would be approved. until then just use...
Forum: MTS   2011-09-23, 11:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,595
Posted By mtsguy
i foresee a problem if you are hoping to keep...

i foresee a problem if you are hoping to keep shaw and MTS at the same time. the installer most likely would charge you $25 dollars per tv to install a second outlet at every tv as we usually use the...
Forum: MTS   2011-09-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,595
Posted By mtsguy
why dont you just try mts, its not like you have...

why dont you just try mts, its not like you have to buy equipment or sign contracts. you can be like everyone else in winnipeg and switch back and fourth every 3 months lol
Forum: MTS   2011-09-18, 11:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,595
Posted By mtsguy
no you can have service on up to 8 tv's. there...

no you can have service on up to 8 tv's. there can be 7 1200s and 1 1216 on 1 account. the 1216 goes on your main tv, its the PVR unit and the 1200's work off of it. so 8 tv's on 1 account. they can...
Forum: MTS   2011-09-18, 10:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,595
Posted By mtsguy
right now you get 2 HD and 1 SD stream for your...

right now you get 2 HD and 1 SD stream for your whole house. they are taking about doing 4 streams soon but who knows. and you get the whole home PVR feature and the guides are also alot slicker than...
Forum: MTS   2011-09-15, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,486
Posted By mtsguy
Customizable A B C buttons

you can now customize the function of the A B C buttons on your ultimate remote. Just press either B or C to enter the remote set up screen. Button A is automatically defaulted to Search but this can...
Forum: MTS   2011-09-13, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By mtsguy
hey you will get a stb for ever tv you want...

hey

you will get a stb for ever tv you want to connect and yes you will require a 2wire unit. you can plug your 3rd party router into the 2wire and yes it will handle the authentication as your...
Forum: MTS   2011-08-27, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,946
Posted By mtsguy
how long ago was the last promotion you were on...

how long ago was the last promotion you were on and what was it? what services do you have? how new is your cell phone contract if you have one? how long have you had MTS? do you pay your bills on...
Forum: MTS   2011-08-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,554
Posted By mtsguy
yes thats perfect, now your router is a router...

yes thats perfect, now your router is a router and your 2wire is a modem.
Forum: MTS   2011-08-18, 11:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 22,554
Posted By mtsguy
hey, im an installer. what you need to do is...

hey, im an installer. what you need to do is set up your Linksys for DHCP, it will pull a IP from the 2wire. exactly as if it was plugged into a shaw modem. after that, the linksys router will do...
Forum: MTS   2011-08-07, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,306
Posted By mtsguy
"I always consider the system as a chain,.. only...

"I always consider the system as a chain,.. only as good as the weakest link. As a chain goes,.. all weight must be carried through each link, the weakest link determines the chains overall ability....
Forum: MTS   2011-08-04, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,306
Posted By mtsguy
RG6 cable is fine, i dont know why you guys hate...

RG6 cable is fine, i dont know why you guys hate it so much. RG6, Compression Ends and HPNA splitter and no staples threw the cable, thats all good. The secondary boxes do take some time to pause tv...
Forum: MTS   2011-06-30, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,860
Posted By mtsguy
most people don't use VCRs anymore. We do really...

most people don't use VCRs anymore. We do really support the IR Blaster anymore. I'v been doing this for 2 years and haven't set one up
Forum: MTS   2011-05-17, 01:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,440
Posted By mtsguy
awesome pictures :)

awesome pictures :)
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