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Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-09-16, 11:13 AM
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Posted By classicsat
I cannot say what VGPS is, except something in...

I cannot say what VGPS is, except something in regards to automatic mobile dishes, a "threat" perpetuated by CSRs to reduce account splitting, or something real, particularly a GPS receiver built...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-06-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 175,773
Posted By classicsat
For a up to a few days. See, each receiver...

For a up to a few days.

See, each receiver is sent its config hit every couple days or so, not only when the provider sets/changes the config. The config hit sets V-code, time zone, geo-location,...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-06-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 175,773
Posted By classicsat
It is the rightsholders (studios, channels)...

It is the rightsholders (studios, channels) pushing that model, the CRTC and providers enforcing it, the latter so they have high value content to sell.

Like it or not, that is just the way it is....
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2013-06-07, 10:45 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 175,773
Posted By classicsat
V-codes tell the receiver what channels it can...

V-codes tell the receiver what channels it can tune and what number they are on, and how to tune them. The latter varies based on the LNB setup you have.
So yes, if you have the same LNBF type at...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-07-25, 10:31 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 175,773
Posted By classicsat
They have never called me, and I have 4...

They have never called me, and I have 4 receivers, none connected to the phone line, although am not using HAFH.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-07-03, 11:25 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 175,773
Posted By classicsat
You don't need the same sort of dish or LNBF, but...

You don't need the same sort of dish or LNBF, but it goes smoother if they are.

So long as the receiver has power and signal from the provider (and ideally is set to 299), then it will receive the...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2011-03-09, 10:47 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 175,773
Posted By classicsat
That. I am not lawyer, but my belief is a...

That.

I am not lawyer, but my belief is a that a pay TV subscription (IE, a license to the content) is legally bound to the single location (domicile) it is registered to, not the people withinh...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-08-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 175,773
Posted By classicsat
It exactly has to do with the broadcasters...

It exactly has to do with the broadcasters getting short changed.
Their content is licensed on a per address basis, on the assumption one address per account.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-08-11, 01:45 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 175,773
Posted By classicsat
That's his problem if he wants to play by the...

That's his problem if he wants to play by the rules SD has to follow.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2009-08-03, 11:09 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 175,773
Posted By classicsat
It has to do with program rights, which for one...

It has to do with program rights, which for one subscription are for one address.
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