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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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@Boavista you know that the Portuguese Chanel is a free to air Chanel right , i would love to know from the CRTC the legal side of this . About the internet bandwidth even in europe the amount of downloading is higher than Canada and the services are cheaper , Canada i don't know it looks like its a gold mine when it comes to internet/TV/cell phone services . Anyway i`m getting the change from bell tv to FIBE today so i will see how it goes .
I just have mine up and running i`m impressed and a small deception since i have 3 receivers i cant have the 3 on HD channels at the same time .
I just changed from Bell satellite to Fibe and its a easy processes , the only thing thought is if the existing receivers are not yours they will send pre-paid boxes for you to ship your receivers by purulator ( this in Quebec ) or they will charge you ( i know this because at FIBETV they didn't know that the receivers that i had were mine ) . The technician when it came only took the old modem and brought a new one ( Cellpipe 7130 , N not G like the white ones ) .

The quality in SD is exactly the same in HD i found some channels to be better not all but some and no loss of signal .

The interface is IMO way better than the existing Bell satellite , the search function also much better .

On the internet side everything works great i was with FIBE16 and i have the same download speed when i have 3 tv`s working ( around 14 mbps but a higher upload 2.73 ) with no receivers working i`m on the 24 and the upload on the 4.50 . In order to have FIBE TV to work they will give you FIBE 25 , but they only charge you FIBE 7 there's no FIBE6 . I asked the technician why bell doesn't have a higher bandwidth compared to there competitors in cable and he told me the in the near future they will have a 50mbps service .

For me it was the best change till now lets wait for the first bill .
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My speed is this with 3 receivers working at the same time .

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The readings from my speed were made from my laptop and using my 3 laptops 2 xbox , everything at the same time that's when i get from the speedtest around 10-11mb , its way better then when i had FIBE16
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