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Mods sorry if this has been posted before, but I couldn't find it.

Techsavvy has launched a limited TV service with partner Hastings Cable on February 1, 2019. I've checked their website, but cannot find pricing information. Not that it matters for me right now as the service isn't being offered in Alberta as of yet.

I am curious if anyone has take the plunge for the TV service. My son has internet and phone (in Alberta) and has said it has been a rock solid service.

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TekSavvy Tv

TekSavvy TV is a new IPTV service that is now available to current TekSavvy customers in Chatham-Kent and Ottawa regions.
I like the fact that they use standard, widely available streaming devices instead of proprietary boxes. Other than that there is nothing special about the service. Programming packages are fairly large and well thought out for personal interests. There is no pick and pay option. Got to wonder why it is not being rolled out to other areas.
 

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I like it. When they offer it to Toronto, I will see if I can replace Rogers since the packages in Techsavvy is more flexible than Rogers, and cheaper too.
 

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Looks good.

Would like to know when it becomes available in Middlesex and Elgin. Even though we have plenty of OTA channels, wouldn't mind a 6 month trial to see what it's like.

Is there an email notification service for availability in other areas?
 

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I like it. When they offer it to Toronto, I will see if I can replace Rogers since the packages in Techsavvy is more flexible than Rogers, and cheaper too.
An offshoot is this might cause the oligopolies to rethink their pricing/package plans. Ya like that's gonna happen :rolleyes:
 

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Just reviewed the pricing against my current Rogers TV, Internet, Homephone. While Techsavvy TV packages are cheaper, but there is no PVR function if I use iPhone/iPad, AppleTV, etc. Internet of 150/15 unlimited is $23 more than Rogers. Do they offer bundle pricing with TV and internet?
 

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Teksavvy TV is now available in my area, St. Thomas and Elgin.

Time to convince the wife it's time for a new TV. :wink
 

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TekSavvy TV Launching across Ontario

TekSavvy Solutions announced the launch of its IPTV service, TekSavvy TV, across the province of Ontario today. TekSavvy TV will offer customers over 115 HD channels of sports, movies, series, and kids programming including video-on-demand content from selected television channels.

Customers across Ontario who wish to order can sign up through TekSavvy's MyAccount portal at myaccount.teksavvy.com. TekSavvy TV is currently available as an app for Apple TV, Android TV, and Amazon Fire TV devices. Customers can start with TekSavvy TV Basic at $20.00 per month and then add additional theme packages ranging in price from $6.00 to $20.00 per month to gain access to more live sports, premium series, and blockbuster movies. TekSavvy TV requires a TekSavvy residential Internet subscription with a minimum download speed of 15 Mbps and unlimited data.
 

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I looked at the channel line up. CTV Toronto is no where to be found. Sports channel is either $8 or $20, but no where in between.
 

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I think that IPTV that TekSavvy offers is the best option for people who need only handful of their favourite channels.
This is the best price in my opinion. I am just not sure how reliable is their service as most of Canadian third party IPTV services are all garbage when it comes to providing good quality, reliable service.
 

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The big issues I have with Teksavvy TV are lack of PVR and the limited number of channels. A pick and pay option would be nice as well. Those are deal breakers for me.
 

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TekSavvy TV launched Cloud PVR starting at $10.00 per month for 50 hours of recording time or $15.00 for 100 hours.

TekSavvy also announced Restart that allows customers to watch shows in progress from the beginning and Look-Back that allows customers to go back up to 30 hours in the guide and select shows that have previously aired and watch them in their entirety. Look-Back and Restart are available on selected content and channels to which the customer subscribes and are available at no additional charge.

Full Press Release
 

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thanks for posting this news. This is a great feature. I hope it will come to Rogers soon.
 

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Just compared my Fibe tv service to what Teksavvy offers and it seems that if I wanted to have the same channels as I have with Bell fibe it would almost cost me twice as much with Teksavvy.
Considering that it is not even close to quality or options to what Bell fibe offers it is not something that I would consider for now.
Would only consider it if Bell decided to increase price drastically and then I would order just news channels with basic tv.
 

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@e268 my understanding is that those features are available on Rogers Ignite TV. Bell Fibe also has those features, although the PVR is a hybrid with in-home hard drive for traditional STBs and Cloud access for streaming devices and on-the-go.
 

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Teksavvy TV Review

Teksavvy TV has been out for a while now, but I cannot find an actual review of the IPTV service and a subjective report of the picture quality.
Anyone care to provide a report? I would be most interested in the quality of the sports channels and Golf Channel.
 
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