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Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2020-02-16, 07:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,571
Posted By David1953
It’s not available on Prime Video in Canada. ...

It’s not available on Prime Video in Canada. When I checked just now, it said that “this video is not available in your area”.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-12-25, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,384
Posted By David1953
Well, I spoke too soon about the limited ads...

Well, I spoke too soon about the limited ads during that first episode that I watched. When I watched another episode of the same show a few days later, it was loaded with ads. Besides the two at...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-12-15, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,384
Posted By David1953
I finally gave this another go yesterday on Apple...

I finally gave this another go yesterday on Apple TV, and it worked quite well, after some initial log in issues. In order to view most of the content, you have to log in with your cable company...
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2019-12-08, 08:26 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 86,846
Posted By David1953
Here's a link to the Wiki article on...

Here's a link to the Wiki article on Toon-A-Vision. Originally, it was only available on Eastlink, but it seems that they are now expanding their reach to other providers.
...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-11-28, 08:13 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 73,201
Posted By David1953
It worked fine on my iPhone 10XR, on Eastlink, in...

It worked fine on my iPhone 10XR, on Eastlink, in NS. It went off just before 2:00 PM.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-10-13, 02:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,608
Posted By David1953
As of now, there is still no tax on Netflix in...

As of now, there is still no tax on Netflix in Canada, although there IS a tax on Amazon Prime, at least here in Nova Scotia.

There's lots of talk, though, in the news about a potential Netflix...
Forum: EastLink   2019-10-04, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By David1953
I will add that when I took a trip to the USA a...

I will add that when I took a trip to the USA a couple of years back, the roaming was through AT and T, and the service was good, no issues.
Forum: EastLink   2019-09-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By David1953
I have it, and am very happy with it, and feel it...

I have it, and am very happy with it, and feel it is more reasonably priced that the other Telcos. However, I live in Nova Scotia, and have no idea how well it works in NL.

If their signal is...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-09-11, 10:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,651
Posted By David1953
The initial offerings look to be rather paltry. ...

The initial offerings look to be rather paltry. Also, I wonder whether they'll offer closed captioning or subtitle support? They don't mention that in the press release.

I think that I'll pass,...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-08-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 167
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Posted By David1953
I'm wondering whether the reason it's not being...

I'm wondering whether the reason it's not being listed for the Amazon Fire Stick is that there could be an issue between Disney and Amazon? A lot happens behind the scenes of which we are not aware....
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-18, 06:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,235
Posted By David1953
It's really disappointing to hear that Corus has...

It's really disappointing to hear that Corus has ads on the on demand portion of their Stack TV service. I can understand the live TV portion having ads, but having ads during the on demand part of...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-06, 06:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,235
Posted By David1953
That's really odd, nfitz, since I have found my...

That's really odd, nfitz, since I have found my Amazon Fire TV 4K stick to be very reliable. I have it plugged directly into one of the HDMI ports on the TV. I know that the memory, as well as the...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-05, 03:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,235
Posted By David1953
They were present on my Fire TV 4K stick as of...

They were present on my Fire TV 4K stick as of yesterday. You are correct, though, andyk, about the Apple TV, and the channels aren't there yet.

The channels are also present on my Roku Premier+
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-04, 06:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,235
Posted By David1953
I see that all of these channels are already...

I see that all of these channels are already listed on a row in the Amazon Prime channel, so they are available now. Although I'm not interested in the channels that I already get through my cable...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-04, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By David1953
I find that it varies. Once in a while, I get...

I find that it varies. Once in a while, I get the Apple email with the credit card notification within a day of making a purchase, but I have seen longer cycles when it can be up to a week. Perhaps...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-06-03, 01:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,235
Posted By David1953
I wonder whether these channels will offer...

I wonder whether these channels will offer streaming free of advertising? The price seems a tad high as well, especially as an add on to regular Prime Video, which is much more of a bargain in my...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-05-08, 01:58 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 73,201
Posted By David1953
My cell phone just sounded the alarm at 1:55 PM...

My cell phone just sounded the alarm at 1:55 PM in Halifax. iPhone 10XR, Eastlink. At first I didn't know what that awful noise was from my phone, since it wasn't a typical sound, then I saw the...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-04-23, 01:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,468
Posted By David1953
I noticed that CBC Gem is now on Amazon Fire TV,...

I noticed that CBC Gem is now on Amazon Fire TV, at least on the 4K stick.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-02-11, 05:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,144
Posted By David1953
I contacted my service provider, Eastlink, and...

I contacted my service provider, Eastlink, and they have no intentions of ever carrying FX/Now. Also, they are one of only a few companies still not carrying FXX.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-01-30, 08:16 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 52,610
Posted By David1953
There is a Crave App on my Fire TV 4K stick,...

There is a Crave App on my Fire TV 4K stick, nfitz. Perhaps your Fire TV is an older model, and not supported yet.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-01-24, 05:36 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 52,610
Posted By David1953
I have to say that I'm really enjoying Amazon...

I have to say that I'm really enjoying Amazon Prime Video, and it appears that Amazon has really stepped up their game in Canada. I find myself watching it almost as much as Netflix now.

Also,...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-01-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,905
Posted By David1953
I think that I fixed the login problem, Dr. Dave....

I think that I fixed the login problem, Dr. Dave. It's possible that I had a faulty install before. I cleared the cache, cleared the data, then deleted the app and reinstalled it. Once I did that,...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-01-12, 03:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,905
Posted By David1953
That's interesting that your activation appeared...

That's interesting that your activation appeared to go smoothly, Bev fan, and that the app works flawlessly for you. I should mention that my provider is Eastlink, and I assume that yours is Bell. ...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-01-12, 02:55 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,905
Posted By David1953
Thanks for checking the captioning, Dr. Dave. ...

Thanks for checking the captioning, Dr. Dave.

Actually, I was able to get the CC feature to work after all. Apparently, I needed to turn on CC in two places. Besides turning on CC in the CTV app...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-01-11, 07:40 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,905
Posted By David1953
The login does not work. I activated my device,...

The login does not work. I activated my device, entered the code, and entered my cable company credentials. It accepted the credentials, and the notification on the website activation page said...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-01-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 23,905
Posted By David1953
I just noticed a CTV app on my Fire TV 4K stick. ...

I just noticed a CTV app on my Fire TV 4K stick. I don't remember seeing it there before. I haven't tested it yet.
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2018-12-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 131,919
Posted By David1953
I just noticed that the new Crave App is now...

I just noticed that the new Crave App is now available on the Fire TV 4K stick.
Forum: Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC) and Media Extenders   2018-12-08, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,489
Posted By David1953
I own a Roku Premiere Plus, and can confirm that...

I own a Roku Premiere Plus, and can confirm that the Roku Channel is indeed available in Canada, no VPN needed. Also, Amazon Prime Video was added recently as well.

Unfortunately, Crave is not...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-11-28, 01:59 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 73,201
Posted By David1953
The alert just came in on mine, Eastlink, Apple...

The alert just came in on mine, Eastlink, Apple iPhone 10XR, at 1:55 PM AST.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2018-11-27, 08:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 28,901
Posted By David1953
I have a 2013 Samsung UN55F9000 TV, and the...

I have a 2013 Samsung UN55F9000 TV, and the latest Crave has been present on that TV for several days now. However, this TV was updated with an updated Evolution Kit in early 2016, which completely...
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