I’ve written about the crappiness of Bell Canada’s web site before. Here’s another very simple illustration. This is a video recording of what is displayed in the web browser’s address bar when I log in: Marvelous, isn’t it? And the whole site is like this. Whenever you click on anything, you have to get through [...]
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I am afraid I have to write a major correction to what I wrote last month about the service I received from my satellite TV provider, Bell Satellite TV. At the time, I wrote that I was having pretty serious signal reception problems and that the problems were eventually fixed by repairs completed over a [...]
When I wrote about my problems with my Bell Satellite TV system and the stellar quality of the service I received from Bell TV on January 11, it was right after the repair had been completed and before I had been able to verify that everything was indeed back to normal. It turns out that, [...]
I have been rather frustrated with with Bell Satellite TV in recent times. While there have been some programming improvements (notably the addition of a high definition version of the Setanta sports channel and of the CBC News Network channel), there have also been frustrating delays with the introduction of other specialty channels (including Sportsnet [...]
A stealthy software update finally brings the on-screen guide up to speed.
The plot thickens. A pay-per-view movie was also involved.
The new software for the 9200 receiver is quite obviously buggy, in ways that can have pretty disastrous consequences for TV viewers.
The long-awaited software update for the 9200 receiver has arrived.
It looks like a hardware problem, but it’s more likely a software problem—and we’re still waiting for a fix.
The greater flexibility provided by PVR units is not matched by the user interface for it.
The convenient Caller ID feature on the new PVR units is defective.
A really bad bug with the Daylight Savings Time change.
A really, really stupid default behaviour when programming event timers on the Bell ExpressVu 9200 receiver.
Unfortunately, the Bell ExpressVu folks are no interface experts.
Disappointing limitations in the connections available on the 9200 receiver.