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Forum: Videotron   2013-12-18, 11:56 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 90,090
Posted By Cardiac
Which receiver do you have. I had inquired a...

Which receiver do you have. I had inquired a couple of weeks ago and tech support told me the new HD channels are only available if you have the current gen receivers.
Forum: Videotron   2013-10-17, 11:41 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 90,090
Posted By Cardiac
Sportsnet 360 HD! About time! Bell's had it for...

Sportsnet 360 HD! About time! Bell's had it for years. Now I get to watch WWE in HD lol
Forum: Videotron   2012-08-16, 09:51 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 61,548
Posted By Cardiac
Yes it is, from August 15 to September 30.

Yes it is, from August 15 to September 30.
Forum: Videotron   2012-08-15, 03:53 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 99,508
Posted By Cardiac
I for one would like to know how many Illico...

I for one would like to know how many Illico subscribers still get their channels exclusively in SD.

I mean, we are 2012. HD TVs are more affordable than ever. Is HD still so "elite" that they...
Forum: Videotron   2012-08-08, 09:23 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 99,508
Posted By Cardiac
So, I'm assuming you can upgrade either service...

So, I'm assuming you can upgrade either service and still profit from the freee PVR, as long as it's two services?

I mean, 15GB is not a lot if you're on online gamer and use Netflix and who is...
Forum: Videotron   2012-08-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 99,508
Posted By Cardiac
Ahhh... the equipment upgrades... We can all wish...

Ahhh... the equipment upgrades... We can all wish that, but it ain't gonna happen.

Long term benefits for Videotron to do so would be eliminating all old v. 1 infrastructure and support, saving...
Forum: Videotron   2012-08-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 99,508
Posted By Cardiac
Hey Rogue, Can you provide specifics as to...

Hey Rogue,

Can you provide specifics as to what is offered as far as Fibe TV and Internet. I'm guessing the TV is the basic package with no extras but I'd like to know what Internet is offered...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-04-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,787
Posted By Cardiac
The only way this is going to happen is if the...

The only way this is going to happen is if the new Ilico 2.0 will offer whole home PVR and just as many English HD channels why keeping the same pricing and package options.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-04-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 100,113
Posted By Cardiac
So in other words, they are just officially...

So in other words, they are just officially marketing dry loop as this "Zero Rated" plan?
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-04-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 100,113
Posted By Cardiac
Thanks for the info! Perhaps something I will...

Thanks for the info! Perhaps something I will look into next year when my rebates end with Videotron.

Internet and phone with Bell were the deal breakers with me... more expensive for less than...
Forum: Videotron   2012-04-04, 05:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 35,269
Posted By Cardiac
Maybe they are compensating for the lack of HD...

Maybe they are compensating for the lack of HD content in English by offering a better PVR?

In any event, I'm sure Videotron will be willing to negotiate the rental fee after the 2 years. They'd...
Forum: Videotron   2012-04-04, 11:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 35,269
Posted By Cardiac
Thanks, so it IS the new Samsung terminal. But...

Thanks, so it IS the new Samsung terminal. But it still doesn't say it's for new customers or not.

EDIT
Nevermind, found the conditions:

* This limited-time offer is for new and current...
Forum: Videotron   2012-04-04, 10:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 35,269
Posted By Cardiac
Do you know if it's applicable to new clients...

Do you know if it's applicable to new clients only? Is it the new Samsung pvr or the Cisco? What is your source because I can't find it on their site:...
Forum: Videotron   2012-03-28, 04:40 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 99,508
Posted By Cardiac
@Rainey I had made my appointment with Bell for...

@Rainey
I had made my appointment with Bell for this Saturday only to cancel it a couple of days ago because Videotron retentions made me a pretty good offer...

The thing that bothered me with...
Forum: Videotron   2012-03-28, 04:05 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 99,508
Posted By Cardiac
I just wanted to echo my concerns as well about...

I just wanted to echo my concerns as well about the hardware. As I posted is the new Illico generation thread, I find it difficult to accept Videotron not offering a rebate or exchange plan for...
Forum: Videotron   2012-03-28, 03:26 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 69,918
Posted By Cardiac
@Gillest That's BS because I can see them...

@Gillest
That's BS because I can see them eventually phasing out support for Illico 1, forcing us to upgrade to the "lastest and greatest."

Not only that, Bell Fibe is still offering a whole home...
Forum: Videotron   2012-03-28, 02:33 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 69,918
Posted By Cardiac
I bought the old Scientific Atlanta 8300HD...

I bought the old Scientific Atlanta 8300HD terminal less than 4 years ago for $600. Then came the Cisco terminals and now Samsung.

If there is any element of truth to Nitra's post, I will be...
Forum: Videotron   2012-03-27, 02:34 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 69,918
Posted By Cardiac
I can't even find Classic Cable as an option of...

I can't even find Classic Cable as an option of the site anymore, but back in the day before Illico I believe you had to get the Telemax option in order to get those stations.
Forum: Videotron   2012-03-27, 02:06 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 69,918
Posted By Cardiac
I believe the pricing is still the same, so......

I believe the pricing is still the same, so... whoopee?

I can also confirm that when I enter my address, I get CBS, ABC, NBC, PBS but no channels 27-50.
Forum: Videotron   2012-03-27, 01:18 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 69,918
Posted By Cardiac
But is the aggravation of dealing with Bell's...

But is the aggravation of dealing with Bell's billing issues and incompetent CSRs worth it?

I for one want to know if they will offer some kind of rebate to exchange old terminals for new ones.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-03-27, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,000
  Sticky: Fibe, Questions..
Views: 328,257
Posted By Cardiac
Thanks for the advice as there is a lot of truth...

Thanks for the advice as there is a lot of truth to what you say. I am quite aware of the horror stories of Bell's billing and customer service. In the 5+ years of being with Videotron, I have only...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-03-26, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,000
  Sticky: Fibe, Questions..
Views: 328,257
Posted By Cardiac
Retentions guy practically laughed and assured me...

Retentions guy practically laughed and assured me Videotron's quality is greatly superior to Bell's. But I guess he's getting paid to say that.

In any event, whatever cred he was trying to...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-03-26, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,000
  Sticky: Fibe, Questions..
Views: 328,257
Posted By Cardiac
So I got a call from Videotron's retention...

So I got a call from Videotron's retention department yesterday... They tried to convince me their HD quality is better. Also, they've never heard about 16+...

My questions are:
a) Video...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-03-25, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,000
  Sticky: Fibe, Questions..
Views: 328,257
Posted By Cardiac
A follow up to TM2-Megatron's question: ...

A follow up to TM2-Megatron's question:

Ethernet is obviously better than coax. I am currently with Videotron and a Bell tech is coming Saturday for the installation. If coax is running through...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-02-27, 10:55 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 78,445
Posted By Cardiac
I went to https://bundles.bell.ca/ If you...

I went to https://bundles.bell.ca/

If you click on offer details at the bottom, it clearly says Fibe TV in the first paragraph:
https://bundles.bell.ca/en/legal/
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-02-27, 09:44 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 78,445
Posted By Cardiac
In response to deadtorights' question in another...

In response to deadtorights' question in another thread, I live in Lasalle and these are the bundles that show up on Bell's website:

Good - $59
TV - Basic Programming
Internet - up to 2 mbps...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-02-27, 09:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 54,568
Posted By Cardiac
Not true. I live in Quebec and the bundles apply...

Not true. I live in Quebec and the bundles apply to here, at least according to the website. I will post those details in the other thread.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2012-02-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 78,445
Posted By Cardiac
Has anyone been successful in retaining their...

Has anyone been successful in retaining their bundle credits after the 6 months. I've been trying to build my package around not how much it will cost for the first 6 months, but how much it will...
Forum: Videotron   2012-02-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 16,369
Posted By Cardiac
Switched Cell Phone, ReceptionProblems

Hello everyone,

Ok, so here's the story.

I had a Nokia 5230 for about a year and a half, never had any connection problems. All of a sudden last night at around 6:50 pm I lost reception...
Forum: Videotron   2009-06-16, 10:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,140
Posted By Cardiac
Playback problems with PVR 8300HD

Hello,

I've been having some problems lately with my PVR. It's a problem that comes and goes and is usually during live TV playback or watching a previously recorded show.

Basically, when...
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