[kwlug-disc] rogers cable modem upgrade?

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Mon Jul 15 13:32:51 EDT 2013


Did they give any indication that the pricing was time limited? e.g. One 
year? (And I'll guess you got a better price for bundling?)

How has netflix been for you, on Rogers, quality / speed wise? Are you 
always getting HD, no glitches, out to a 'full' sized TV?

When I was last in to Natural Sound, some years back, he showed me 
Roger's digital going out a projector to a screen on the wall. As part 
of the conversation he noted that Roger's speed was up, down, all over 
the place, at various points in the day. e.g. They downgrade from HD to 
SD at various times to conserve bandwidth.

Have you encountered any speed / quality issues? Not just in TV, if you 
know, but in netflix? (Always getting 1080p?)


Also, apparently Acanac has the same unlimited deal, $40/month 
(http://www.acanac.ca/cable.html). Anyone have any experience with them?


Thanks for anyone's thoughts.


On 13-07-15 01:20 PM, Raul Suarez wrote:
> John (and all)
>
> Here is my sad/happy story, sad that we can't get proper pricing,
> happy that I got better pricing:
>
> I called rogers saying I want to cancel because I was capped and I
> was paying overage chanrges. They offered me the 25 MB/s down, 2 MB
> up Unlimited for less than I was paying for my capped internet.
>
> Now I pay $60 including taxes.
>
> I wonder how for how long I overpaid while I could have been paying
> the reduced rate.
>
> I am ready to do the same with the Cable TV, after all, I have
> netflix $8 / month.
>
> Raul Suarez
>
> Technology consultant Software, Hardware and Practices
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> ________________________________ From: John Kerr
> <johneddie.kerr at gmail.com> To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org Sent: Wednesday,
> June 19, 2013 12:00:54 PM Subject: [kwlug-disc] rogers cable modem
> upgrade?
>
>
>
>
> Hi everyone
>
>
> I just been advised by Rogers to bring in my old cable modem for a
> new one or else.
>
>
> Any opinions on the Rogers wireless cable modems? Are they good, or
> crappy?
>
>
> Should I turn off my year old d-link and use their wireless?
>
>
> Can I use the d-link as a wireless bridge with the Rogers Wireless?
>
>
> Any nuggets of wisdom from your experience would be appreciated.
>
>
> Thanks
>
>
> John
>
>
>
>
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