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375$ credit for 6208 to upgrade to 6412 in Winnipeg

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Up To 375$ credit From Shaw to upgrade to 6412 HD-PVR

Just wanted to let people know that Shaw is offering credit on your old cable box to upgrade to the new 2-tuner 6412 HD-PVR. In my case, I returned my DCT-6208 to the Shaw office(Scurfield blvd. in Winnipeg) and was given 375$ credit to purchase the new unit.

I called twice on this before and was told by CSR's that there was no trade-up program but going to the office made all the difference.
I was there to trade in a faulty cable modem and decided to ask again since I was there. The woman nodded and asked her co-worker who had a printed form at her desk with a table of credit values.
Took in the 6208 the next day and had no trouble swapping for the 6412 box even though there were different people working. They didn't even ask where I bought the 6208(FS).
Cost just over 400$ after the credit including taxes.

Update: Posts below this one indicate that this program is being offered in other cities as well(Edmonton, Vancouver etc...)
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For the love of humanity,

why in the WORLD was I not able to get a credit for my 6208 at the end of January when I upgraded in Edmonton. I also went to their office in person.

Shaw's way of operating truly gives the expression "the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing" its full meaning.

I had to find a private buyer, who got a little ticked at me 2 weeks ago when the 6208 he bought off me died on him. Thankfully, it was replaced without incident, but STILL.


Oh well, I'm happy for those of you who get the credit. :)
So I guess everyone pays the same price for the same bundle monthly, but depending on who you are, you may get a different amount for returning the same box.

Wow, that makes a lot of sense.

Just when you think you've seen it all from Shaw...
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