[kwlug-disc] rogers cable modem upgrade?

Andrew Mercer andrew at andrewmercer.net
Mon Jul 15 16:30:11 EDT 2013


I'd love to hear opinions on Acanac if anyone has tried them before. I 
have been thinking about switching to them to try out their service for 
several months now.

They seem to have good plans and pricing as well as some nerdy extras 
such as SSH tunneling, VPN service, 100GB free online storage, etc.

On 2013-07-15 13:32, unsolicited wrote:
> 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
>>
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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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