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Forum: MTS   2019-06-07, 12:37 PM
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Posted By dschell_2000
BellMTS Hotspots

Why is BellMTS treating their Hotspots so shabbily?

Incident 1: In a restaurant on Portage Ave west, I tried to access wifi from the advertised Hotspot, without success. I phoned tech support to...
Forum: MTS   2019-04-16, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By dschell_2000
Does this system use power wiring to distribute...

Does this system use power wiring to distribute the signal? Or, is the power plug only used to power the node?
Forum: MTS   2018-01-06, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By dschell_2000
I ended up getting an LG G5 phone. Works much...

I ended up getting an LG G5 phone. Works much like my old Samsung phone, but faster.

While the BellMTS web site may appear to offer a newer phone for zero incremental cost, don't believe it.
They...
Forum: MTS   2017-12-27, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By dschell_2000
What you don't understand, Paolo, is that only...

What you don't understand, Paolo, is that only some of the stores labelled BellMTS are corporate owned. There are many different owners of stores labelled BellMTS, but they don't share databases....
Forum: MTS   2017-12-26, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By dschell_2000
First of all, how would you identify which...

First of all, how would you identify which BellMTS store is Corporate? There is no label on the store.

But yes, by asking the people at the store next to Princess Auto, they told me that the...
Forum: MTS   2017-12-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By dschell_2000
Thumbs down Phone not available

I'm very frustrated with BellMTS right now.
I just discovered this week that I can upgrade my phone (past contract) to a Samsung S6 Edge for zero cost.
That's the theory.
In practice, BellMTS...
Forum: MTS   2017-03-18, 11:00 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 23,016
Posted By dschell_2000
Dr. Dave seems to have a good understanding of...

Dr. Dave seems to have a good understanding of how the market price of MTS shares are affected by this deal. I don't.
MBT closed yesterday at $40.37.
The announcement says: $20.3977 in cash and...
Forum: MTS   2017-03-05, 10:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 23,016
Posted By dschell_2000
Can someone explain why the market price of MBT...

Can someone explain why the market price of MBT closed at $39.26 on Friday, when there is a guaranteed, gov't approved buyout happening on Mar 17 at $40.00? Why would anyone be willing to sell their...
Forum: MTS   2017-01-07, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,666
Posted By dschell_2000
Never mind - I tried replacing HDMI cables, and...

Never mind - I tried replacing HDMI cables, and that fixed it.

What a relief!

Dave S.
Forum: MTS   2017-01-06, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,666
Posted By dschell_2000
Audio drop-outs on playing from PVR

I have the 500 GB PVR.
Since about a month ago, I've been experiencing audio drop-outs when playing previously recorded shows. The audio goes silent for one or two seconds. When I do the 7-sec...
Forum: MTS   2016-07-15, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,430
Posted By dschell_2000
Are those "reported issues" only on MTS, or are...

Are those "reported issues" only on MTS, or are they limitations of the Netflix service?

Dave S.
Forum: MTS   2016-05-31, 03:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 23,016
Posted By dschell_2000
For cell phone customers of MTS, does anyone have...

For cell phone customers of MTS, does anyone have an idea how the sell-off of contracts to Telus will be handled? I certainly don't want to be one of them, but will I have a choice?

Dave S.
Forum: MTS   2016-05-31, 10:36 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 23,016
Posted By dschell_2000
Not if you use a Gmail account. :grin Dave S.

Not if you use a Gmail account. :grin

Dave S.
Forum: MTS   2016-05-05, 12:58 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 23,016
Posted By dschell_2000
I wish the shareholders agreed with you; current...

I wish the shareholders agreed with you; current price of $37.27 suggests there is lots of doubt.

Dave S.
Forum: MTS   2016-03-03, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,071
Posted By dschell_2000
Phone won't cross border automatically

My wife and I both use Samsung Galaxy Core phones, without data subscriptions.

In the past, when we drove south across the US border, the phones would automatically connect to a US mobile network,...
Forum: MTS   2015-12-27, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,512
Posted By dschell_2000
You may have found it somewhat confusing because...

You may have found it somewhat confusing because the story is dated Sept 21.
And yes, there is a deal on the table to sell Allstream to Zayo for $465 million.
MTS strikes $465-million deal to sell...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2015-07-02, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By dschell_2000
Our TV guide (MTS) has erroneously listed the...

Our TV guide (MTS) has erroneously listed the July 5 game as Tor vs Cal, but the CFL site says that should be Tor vs Sask.

Anyway, so according to the Regional Hypothesis, if I want only games...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2015-07-02, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By dschell_2000
In what way does it depend on my service...

In what way does it depend on my service provider?
BTW, mine is MTS.

I didn't know the various TSN channels were regionally allocated.
MTS provides all 5 HD channels.

Dave S.
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2015-07-01, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,881
Posted By dschell_2000
CFL on TSN

Is anyone happy with the way TSN has arranged CFL Football games?

I was trying to set up the usual series recording for all CFL games.
I found most of the games I'm interested in on TSN3HD.
...
Forum: Windows Computing   2015-06-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 552
Views: 55,454
Posted By dschell_2000
For those of you who, like me, went ahead and...

For those of you who, like me, went ahead and reserved your upgrade to Windows 10, I have learned that doing so may have disadvantages for us, and so I have now unreserved my copy.
WindowsSecrets...
Forum: MTS   2015-06-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,327
Posted By dschell_2000
Text transmission delay

My wife and I both have non-data plans for our Samsung Galaxy Core phones.
She exchanges texts frequently with her friends, and as far as we know, they usually get sent immediately.

Yesterday was...
Forum: MTS   2015-05-09, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,225
Posted By dschell_2000
They were videos, but if you're reading a message...

They were videos, but if you're reading a message below the one containing the video, you won't notice it, so they included audio.

I was trying to read quietly so as not to wake my wife.

I'm...
Forum: MTS   2015-05-08, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,225
Posted By dschell_2000
You don't get them on your cell? I do, and I'm...

You don't get them on your cell?
I do, and I'm not happy about also paying for minutes when receiving those calls.

Off topic, but isn't it nice to not be bothered by an audio commercial when...
Forum: MTS   2015-04-16, 02:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 36,185
Posted By dschell_2000
Jets Games?

I'm not a regular hockey fan.
If you're still reading after that statement, then I'll go on.
I just searched for NHL Hockey and it only came up with the 6:00 pm game, and not the Jets game at 9:30....
Forum: MTS   2015-03-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,098
Posted By dschell_2000
I'm having a little difficulty getting excited...

I'm having a little difficulty getting excited about another way to see my bill.
Forum: MTS   2014-07-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,410
Posted By dschell_2000
I'm wondering if "history" is the appropriate...

I'm wondering if "history" is the appropriate word here, or is it just a rumour?
I don't know how someone would verify that customers in the same location with varying numbers of services would get...
Forum: MTS   2014-06-08, 11:04 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,410
Posted By dschell_2000
It seems to me that when you do different speed...

It seems to me that when you do different speed tests, the one constant factor is your local connection to MTS. The variation has to come from the far end. Therefore, the fastest result has to be...
Forum: MTS   2014-06-06, 01:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,410
Posted By dschell_2000
The logic doesn't follow: if testmynet is really...

The logic doesn't follow: if testmynet is really the MTS test, and it gives you the lowest numbers, then how is MTS ripping you off?

I just tried a bunch of speed tests for consistency for my...
Forum: MTS   2014-05-06, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,835
Posted By dschell_2000
I've found the password settings to be wrong on...

I've found the password settings to be wrong on Pace MODEM/router. It turned out that the wi-fi password actually worked to get into settings.

Dave S.
Forum: MTS   2014-05-01, 12:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,410
Posted By dschell_2000
Would you mind sharing the URLs of some of these...

Would you mind sharing the URLs of some of these other speed testing sites?

Dave S.
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