As soon as I found out about Fibe TV, I had an inkling that eventually they would transfer everyone to Fibe from Sat. It just makes more economical sense. No expensive satellites, it'll use the same infrastructure that they're laying for their Internet anyways, it removes the need for PPV channels, since with Fibe TV you can OnDemand which means more room for channels including HD, it's arguably a better television service and experience as well.
Of course, it'll be years if not a decade before they end their Sat service. Last time I checked, Fibe TV won't be in my region until about 3 years, and it's the same for most of Bell's customers. There's no way they'd remove all those customers until they can actually transfer them right over to Fibe TV.
I thought Bell might swap all the MDU's (Apartment Buildings) from the current Stacked Sat service to Fibe, which would make sense but alas no. I am told that Stacked systems are being installed in Fibe TV only buildings, as "a backup". What a waste.
Where I live the chances of Fibe TV is Zero, we do not even have Cable TV within 5 or 6kms, we have no DSL etc, so the investment would be huge and the returns minimal, as most people have already chosen their TV provider and not all chose Bell.
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