[kwlug-disc] Rogers Cable internet speed

William Park opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Fri Oct 8 15:11:18 EDT 2010


On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 02:53:01PM -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 1:29 PM, William Park <opengeometry at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, Oct 08, 2010 at 01:00:03AM -0400, unsolicited wrote:
> > > Me, I'd like to be vendor independent, and off both Bell and Rogers.
> > > When I get that far. Perhaps an (ATSC) antenna some day will get me
> > > off basic cable, but I doubt it. It will be a sad day when basic cable
> > > goes away and I have to have a digital terminal. [Andrew K. - any
> > > updates on your antenna experience?]
> > >
> > > Guess I'll be waiting a long time for free TV via the internet,
> > > without commercials, at HD resolutions.
> >
> > With antenna, directional location is key.  Where I am (Mississauga
> > South), Buffalo and CN tower are 90 degrees.  So, I point the antenna
> > more towards CN tower.  I get all major Canadian stations and some
> > Buffalo stations.  From Kitchener/Waterloo, it's longer distance but
> > with narrower angle.
> >
> > Yes, I'm off Rogers Cable TV.
> >
> 
> Do you get The Weather Network without cable?
> 
> (Yes, I realize I can get equivalent  information from their web site, but
> asking about TV specifically).

No.  I don't think they broadcast over-the-air.

-- 
William




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