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Forum: Where Can I buy and general buying discussions   2019-06-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By magnet
I love what they do in Australia. They are...

I love what they do in Australia. They are required to tell you the total cost over 2 years.

https://www.optus.com.au/shop/mobile/phones?SID=con:mcat:3up:1:may17:postmob:moblis
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-05-24, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By magnet
Last year 4K games were limited to Toronto and...

Last year 4K games were limited to Toronto and Hamilton Home games.
Forum: Bell Mobility, Solo and Virgin Mobile   2019-05-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,078
Posted By magnet
I suggest switching to public mobile (run by...

I suggest switching to public mobile (run by Telus/ sims at Walmart) if you go prepaid it is just $8 per month for 50 minutes and you can add more minutes or data buckets that don't expire.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2019-04-05, 10:43 AM
Replies: 852
Views: 133,897
Posted By magnet
April 23rd should have a few SD to HD conversions...

April 23rd should have a few SD to HD conversions for STINGRAY Channels, Salt and Light, La Chaine Disney, and OHL Hockey:
Source...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-04-04, 02:17 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 61,831
Posted By magnet
With DAZN, you are given a menu to choose what...

With DAZN, you are given a menu to choose what sport you want to watch and then you can pick which live or previous game you want to watch.
DAZN is not just one channel.

So for things like the...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-02-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,470
Posted By magnet
Oh MCIBUS, the word is Poindexter: Poin·dex·ter...

Oh MCIBUS, the word is Poindexter:
Poin·dex·ter
/ˈpoinˌdekstər/
noun INFORMAL • US
a boringly studious and socially inept person.

Origin
1950s: the name of a character in the animated...
Forum: Wind Mobile   2019-02-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By magnet
As a previous Wind Mobile user, I switched to...

As a previous Wind Mobile user, I switched to Public mobile (owned by Telus) as they have the most fair USA rates.
The only option is a 10 day prepaid.
These add-ons can be used even on their cheap...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-01-24, 09:29 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 42,450
Posted By magnet
The new NAFTA replacement has not been passed...

The new NAFTA replacement has not been passed into law, so this is most likely the last year that we will get the USA feed.

Note they will still sim sub the pre-game show.
It is only the game...
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2019-01-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 33,385
Posted By magnet
Other changes to the Halifax dial as: Evanov...

Other changes to the Halifax dial as:

Evanov Radio also flipped Rock 105 Halifax to The Jewel 105.

Jewel 105 | Lite Favourites (http://jewel105.com/)

Evanov preemptively flips Halifax's Rock...
Forum: Shaw Cable   2019-01-17, 04:09 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 58,680
Posted By magnet
Yes WPIX 11 CW New York City on 263. If you...

Yes WPIX 11 CW New York City on 263.

If you are on old packages this channel costs $4 to add.

The cheapest option remains to get Discovery Velocity in HD for $4 and you will get the SD versions...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2019-01-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 42,450
Posted By magnet
Because the new NAFTA replacement legislation has...

Because the new NAFTA replacement legislation has not been ratified, this may be the last year that USA commercials won't be sim subbed by CTV when watching the USA affiliate on your local Cable/...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-01-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,978
Posted By magnet
The price is going up because they were losing...

The price is going up because they were losing money for years in order to establish market dominance.
Once they hit peak subscribers, they started raising the price....
Forum: AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry   2018-11-30, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,004
Posted By magnet
CKUL Mix 96.5 Halifax flipped to XMAS for...

CKUL Mix 96.5 Halifax flipped to XMAS for December.
https://www.mix965.ca/
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-11-29, 02:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,453
Posted By magnet
Still cheaper than one person going to the movies...

Still cheaper than one person going to the movies for 1 night and this is up to 30 nights of entertainment.
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2018-11-29, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,642
Posted By magnet
Shaw Doubling Internet speeds at no extra cost

https://www.chrisd.ca/2018/11/29/shaw-internet-speeds-double/

Home » News » Shaw Doubling Internet Speeds for New, Existing Customers

Shaw Doubling Internet Speeds for New, Existing Customers
...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-11-02, 11:19 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 25,467
Posted By magnet
I'm guessing it had some first day bugs talking...

I'm guessing it had some first day bugs talking with Telus. It appears to be working today on the CraveTv App on my smartphone and laptop at work.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-11-01, 05:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 25,467
Posted By magnet
It appears to me that Telus is still treating...

It appears to me that Telus is still treating Crave and Hbo/old TMN as 2 separate entities when mobile viewing.

Live Streaming on your mobile device is still only an option if you are in your...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2018-10-01, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By magnet
Sales Tax (HST/PST/GST) free goes up to $40 from...

Sales Tax (HST/PST/GST) free goes up to $40 from $20.

Duty Free goes up to $150.

So a $100 Canadian shipment will still have $5 in GST assessed. If you live in Nova Scotia it will still get...
Forum: Telus Mobility, Public Mobile, and Koodo Wireless   2018-09-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By magnet
If I go to the USA, I'll forward to my cell to my...

If I go to the USA, I'll forward to my cell to my Fongo number. I usually get 1 GB of data for $20 for 10 days, and then use Google Hangouts dialer or Fongo if I need to make a call (which is rare)....
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2018-09-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By magnet
I think the cheapest plan USA short term plan is...

I think the cheapest plan USA short term plan is to sign up for Public Mobile (owned by Telus).
Public Mobile is cheap because there are no call centres - everything is self serve via their website....
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2018-08-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 61,831
Posted By magnet
NFL Red Zone is a DAZN exclusive and will not be...

NFL Red Zone is a DAZN exclusive and will not be available on other Canadian Providers.
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-07-12, 03:18 PM
Replies: 852
Views: 133,897
Posted By magnet
CBC Calgary is in HD, on Shaw Cable and Over the...

CBC Calgary is in HD, on Shaw Cable and Over the Air. Their local news is presented in 16:9 standard def.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-07-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 84,008
Posted By magnet
Disney HD is not on free preview on my system....

Disney HD is not on free preview on my system. (Shaw TV Calgary)
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-07-03, 05:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,425
Posted By magnet
I've seen Highway Thru Hell on TV in New Zealand,...

I've seen Highway Thru Hell on TV in New Zealand, Australia and the US Weather Channel.
Forum: Shaw Cable   2018-06-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 166,404
Posted By magnet
I watched a few episodes of Gap Year on...

I watched a few episodes of Gap Year on Superchannel On demand last night... quite enjoyable.
Forum: Shaw Cable   2018-06-18, 09:23 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 58,680
Posted By magnet
Is this still available if I add Velocity today? ...

Is this still available if I add Velocity today?

Discovery Velocity and Superstations
On March 1st, 2018, existing customers subscribed to Discovery Velocity through Pick and Pay will enjoy our...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-05-24, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,534
Posted By magnet
Best chance is YouTUBE ...

Best chance is YouTUBE

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=seeing+things

Many programs are locked in the CBC vault... too expensive to be shown again....
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2018-05-23, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,321
Posted By magnet
This year Edmonton. 106th Grey Cup Festival...

This year Edmonton.

106th Grey Cup Festival | Edmonton 2018 (http://www.greycupfestival.ca/)

Next year (2019) Calgary.

https://www.stampeders.com/2018/04/25/grey-cup-2019/
Forum: Bell Satellite TV   2018-05-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,514
Posted By magnet
I believe shaw direct satellite has: CTV2...

I believe shaw direct satellite has:
CTV2 Alberta Standard Def unscrambled as this channel used to be Access Alberta Educational TV.
Barker Channel 299
There may be others.
I think maybe Northern...
Forum: Shaw Direct Satellite   2018-05-18, 03:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 29,426
Posted By magnet
Launch PBS Seattle HD will launch in MPEG-4 on...

Launch
PBS Seattle HD will launch in MPEG-4 on F2 T8 on June 6, 2018.
Source
http://www.shawbroadcast.com/Documents/Bulletins/2018_05_16_MPEG-4%20Transition%20Plan%20-%20Phase%202%20Steps%202-3.pdf
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