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Fibe, Questions..

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Im thinking of ditching bell tv after 5 years. Love the service, prices are good but sick of satellite tv losing signal in bad storms. The new Fibe tv service is available in my area.I currently have the fibe25 internet. Ive read that its a max of 4 set top box's. My question is i have 5 tvs. I want to change to fibe tv and i obviously want to watch my 5 tv's so i need 5 set tops. The most set top box's that will ever be on at once is 4 ( 3 sd and 1 hd). Now is it possible to get a 5 box install in this case? the 5 tvs will NEVER all be used at once. Unfortunately this is a deal breaker for me.. I need the 5 tvs or ill have to either settle for bell tv or make the swap back to robbers. I'd call be all ask but i already know ill call 5 times n get 5 different answers so i always come here first :cool:

Thanks in advanced folks.
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New to Fibe and have a very quick technical question. How many programmes can I record at the same time? Some people tell me four and others say five. Thanks.

OK let's make it two questions. Is there a "Guide to Fibe and Fibe TV Receivers" manual anywhere? I'm finding this "no documentation/manual age" in which we are now living to be the pits. My old 9200 and 9242 satellite receivers both had large paper operating manuals that covered every feature. I suspect half of the subscribers now never use all of the available features because there seems to be no way to find out what those features are or what they do. A friend says that the companies think that everybody is so tech. savvy that they will figure it all out for themselves. I beg to differ. Thanks again.
New question. Why are the IPGs and other displays used by the Fibe TV app (or Fibe tv on my computer) and the STB different? The recordings list on the APP shows a small thumbnail for each each recorded programme while the STB shows only a line of text for each programme. More importantly , the APP's IPG gives me information about the season number, episode number and indicates if a programme is "new". The STB completely omits all of that information which is useful when I'm setting up my PVR to record only new episodes of a series. Surely it wouldn't be that difficult for Bell/Bell Aliant to get the Guides to display the same information? The current situation just seems crazy to me.
Another question. For what can the USB port (it says 3.0 in the documentation) on the Fibe VIP 5662 PVR be used? I can find no way to access it. Thanks.
Please tell that there is an improved IPG with graphics and better navigation on this "great" new PVR! I had a better looking and a much more functional and attractive Guide and interface on my Bell Satellite 9242 than I now have on my VIP5662. The VIP 5662 is something left over from the Stone Age.
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