[kwlug-disc] Ooma and leaving Bell

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Sat Apr 5 02:27:31 EDT 2014


I was not sure if it expired or not.

One part of the page said it expired, the other part of the same page said
it is still valid.

Confusing.

On 4 April 2014 15:46, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
>
>> Khalid noted that the reference code he had has expired. He also noted if
>> your price was $150 not $100 (I think), his code was indeed not working.
>> (For 'coupon codes' I've sometimes found success just googling for it.
>> http://www.redflagdeals.com/ comes to mind as a possible source, perhaps
>> within a forum.)
>>
>> So far as I know, nothing here / the Ooma involves openWRT. Perhaps it's
>> time to change the subject line?
>>
>> On 14-04-04 02:16 PM, Jeff Smith wrote:
>>
>>> Well we finally got this settled... After much yelling and screaming
>>> and using words that I was making up on the spot, I got Bell to: a)
>>> cancel the satellite accountb) admit they were wrong about the rental
>>> unitc) credit me for one year's rental charges So Phase Three of
>>> "Project Bye-Bye Bell" is now complete (Phase One was move from Bell
>>> DSL to TekSavvy Cable, Phase Two was move my cellphone to Telus,
>>> Phase Three is the TV) All that remains is Phase Four: cancel the
>>> home phone and Phase Five: Move Wifeski's cell to Telus. So I'm 90%
>>> ready to order the home phone package from Ooma.  Khalid, do you
>>> still have that reference code so you get a bonus for referring me?
>>> Let me know as soon as you can so I can place the order. This weekend
>>> Wifeski and I are going to that "mall" thing where they keep the
>>> Telus store and spying out some cellphones for her.  We will be more
>>> than happy to pay the early cancellation fee, especially now that we
>>> have a credit account from the rental charges refund! Then I will do
>>> my best Martin Luther King Jr. impersonation with my rendition of
>>> "Free at last, Free at last, Thank God almighty we are free at last."
>>> !! Thanks to all of the gang here who helped so far! Jeff
>>>
>>>
>>> Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2014 11:11:43 -0400 From: kb at 2bits.com To:
>>> kwlug-disc at kwlug.org Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] what is the perfect
>>> openWRT router?
>>>
>>>
>>> Oh God! Paying rent for 3 years on a returned unit.
>>>
>>> That makes Rogers look like saints!
>>>
>>> On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 9:44 AM, CrankyOldBugger
>>> <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Actually cancelling the satellite in itself isn't a problem, it's
>>> that these crooks are claiming that we still have a rental receiver.
>>> That unit broke three years ago and they didn't have replacement
>>> parts so we sent the unit back and bought a new one.  Now they are
>>> saying that we still have it "at our cottage" (I've never owned a
>>> cottage).
>>>
>>>
>>> So I phoned a different department (billing) and asked them why the
>>> hell have I been paying rental this past three years. so now they're
>>> trying to find the rental unit in their records.
>>>
>>>
>>> Nevertheless, we've had it with Bell so we're dropping all of their
>>> services even if we have to pay penalties..
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 29 March 2014 00:13, Glenn Henshaw <thraxisp4 at mac.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mar 28, 2014, at 10:52 AM, CrankyOldBugger
>>> <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> For Wifeski and I, we are in the middle of making Ma Bell walk the
>>> plank..  This is a bit off topic but ultimately it all comes under
>>> "why I need unlimited internet and a good router firmware".
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> We are trying to cancel our Bell satellite TV.  They are pulling
>>> several tricks right now to get us to stay (including something that
>>> sounds like extortion to me), but they will be gone shortly.  That's
>>> $90 a month liberated in the Name of the People.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Bell changed their terms of effective March 31. You have every right
>>> to cancel their services without penalty. I was moving and saved 6
>>> months of charges. You have until the end of April to opt out. This
>>> was in the January bill package.
>>>
>>>
>>> ... Glenn-- Glenn Henshaw              Waterloo, Canada
>>>
>>>
>>>
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