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  1. Home Automation and Security
    Hi, I am trying to install a new MyQ garage door hub. I am able to connect it to my wifi network through my Bell 3000 hub, but the MyQ hub cannot connect to the MyQ server. Documentation says that port 8883 needs to be open, so I opened it (both TCP and UDP and both internal and external) from...
  2. Home Computing
    RE580D Slow when receiving WiFi from Bell HH2000 & HH2000 Crashing on SpeedTests Hello, I'm hoping to get some insight and suggestions on how to boost my Wifi in my home. AND stop the Main HH2000 router from crashing I have a Bell HH2000 and just purchased a TPLink RE580D (AC1900) desktop...
  3. Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    I'm considering getting a Wifi mesh network (something like the Netgear Orbi or the Eero). Ideally I'd like to leave the TV STBs alone and run those off the actiontec and just use the mesh network for the other devices. Has anyone tried this and had success? Is it simple to setup or pretty...
  4. Industry News
    TextNow is a company that offers affordable mobile phone service through unique cloud based technology. It allows users to make calls and text for free using a hybrid of Wi-Fi + cellular. Through TextNow Wireless and the free TextNow app , the company provides millions of users with an...
  5. Bell Aliant Home Phone, Internet, IPTV
    Hello, I just recently had Fiber Op installed and it came with the r3000. I have the one gig down package but my speeds are no where near that. I've also had a drop in connectivity so I've had two technicians in the last few days come and take a look. After moving the Actiontec around and...
  6. Industry News
    Today, Sugar Mobile, a brand of Ice Wireless, a facilities-based mobile network operator in Canada's North, announced the launch of the Sugar App , an application that saves Canadian consumers money by seamlessly moving from costly mobile networks to free WiFi, much like how a hybrid car...
  7. Industry News
    This past Saturday, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg announced during a luncheon hosted by the U.N. Private Sector Forum at the world body’s headquarters, that the uber-popular online social networking site is actively working to bring Internet services to refugee camps worldwide. How will this be...
  8. Industry News
    City council in Vancouver voted this week to give Telus permission to install free WiFi at public locations throughout the city. Two outdoor locations, one along the downtown section of Granville Street and the other outside the convention centre are awaiting help with technical issues, but all...
  9. Home Automation and Security
    I'm looking for a new home security solution without third party monitoring fees/subscriptions. I have a 6 year old wired-in DSC system in my house and I want to be able to use all of the existing equipment (wires, contacts, keypads, etc.), hook it up to Wi-Fi and monitor my own system via...
  10. Industry News
    Live or work in Vancouver or Toronto? You may just have some new options for free wifi on the go. In Vancouver, TransLink has just added wifi to three buses as part of an advertising agreement with Telus. The buses will operate on the 351 White Rock-Richmond route, the 555 express at...
  11. Bell Aliant Home Phone, Internet, IPTV
    Hello all, I'm in a reno now and my main TV is offline, and I recently had this (not-so)bright idea to connect my Fibreop TV's STB to my computer monitor via hdmi. I don't have a hard wired connection to my internet gateway near the computer, and the computer accesses the internet via Wifi. I...
  12. MTS
    City of Winnipeg, MTS partner to bring MTS Wi-Fi to community facilities Winnipeggers will soon have even more options for wirelessly connecting to the Internet at libraries, arenas, recreation complexes and other popular sites. The City of Winnipeg and MTS announced today that they are...
  13. Internet Television: Streaming (Netflix/Apple TV)
    I am going to buy a Samsung series 6300 TV with smarthub. I have Shaw high speed internet with wifi about 20 ft away and will put in a Shaw Gateway system. I would like to know if I can simply stream Netflix or whatever to the TV without any other equipment. I have read reviews, some find doing...
  14. Bell Fibe TV
    I have 3 FibeTV Motorola TV receivers connected with coax to the Bell Sagemcom router in my home. The Sagemcom router is in the basement and the Wifi coverage is not adequate to cover our home. I noticed that if I plug the Playstation ethernet cable directly into the back of the RJ45 port on the...
  15. Home Computing
    I've had a Linksys WRT54GS for six years running my home network of 3-6 computers and smartphones depending on how many of my teenagers are home. I figure it's time to upgrade to a new wifi router (and it seems N is the way to go these days). I will continue to have 3 wired connections in...
  16. Industry News
    Edgewater Wireless will be spreading its next-generation WiFi technology throughout several Western and Central African countries. The Ottawa-based tech firm has secured a $4.9 million deal to deploy wireless Internet services along with Africa's World Affinity Telecom starting in Sierra Leone...
  17. Industry News
    Liveport, a leading high-speed wireless Internet provider to hotels across North America, will now be servicing the Australian market. Many disgruntled Australian travelers and worried hotel owners had reported that WiFi services were falling behind the quality of those offered in North America...
  18. Industry News
    Edgewater Wireless Systems wants mobile service providers to know that it has successfully completed FCC (Federal Communications Commission) Certification testing of its EAP3000 family of wideband, multi-channel WiFi access point (AP) products. The Ottawa-based firm develops technology products...
  19. Industry News
    As reported on Digital Home in early December, Shaw Communications has begun consumer trials of its broadband wireless network using WiFi technology in Calgary, Vancouver and Edmonton. In order to test out and improve the quality of its new service, Shaw is asking Digital Forum members to try...
  20. Industry News
    Shaw Communications today announced it has begun consumer trials of its broadband wireless network using WiFi technology. The company says Shaw High Speed Internet customers can trial the service at a limited number of locations, including malls, restaurants and fitness facilities, in...
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