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Old 09-08-2012   #1 (permalink)
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Need info on setting up cable /satellite tv

Hi I need some information on setting up
My tv/cable / Internet
We stayed in a condo that had great channel
Lineup . We where told its Shaw satellite from
Canada.were told the owner bought the dish down
From Canada .I was told someone in Playa could supply me
And install the system.has anyone heard of that ?
Also another option I was told is Apple tv
I never heard of that . Does anyone have/ use that ?
I was trying to start the ball Rolling from the states to have the
Cable /satellite company install the service so when
I get there I'll have it , I was told it can't be done
I just can't picture been there for 10 days without tv
Waiting for the cable guy to show up
My wife will drive me crazy
Any ideas
Thanks
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There is Dish from US and Shaw from Canada available. You need to buy your own equipment and have it installed. I've been quoted from $1000 to $1400 US for equipment and installation. After that, monthly fees are about $80 US. Overall, I think it's really expensive.
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Hi I need some information on setting up
My tv/cable / Internet
We stayed in a condo that had great channel
Lineup . We where told its Shaw satellite from
Canada.were told the owner bought the dish down
From Canada .I was told someone in Playa could supply me
And install the system.has anyone heard of that ?
Also another option I was told is Apple tv
I never heard of that . Does anyone have/ use that ?
I was trying to start the ball Rolling from the states to have the
Cable /satellite company install the service so when
I get there I'll have it , I was told it can't be done
I just can't picture been there for 10 days without tv
Waiting for the cable guy to show up
My wife will drive me crazy
Any ideas
Thanks
Do you have the Shaw receiver?
Is there an existing Shaw account?
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Old 09-08-2012   #4 (permalink)
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No shaw receiver or account
1400$ plus a monthly fee too expensive
What does the local cable /Internet
Charge
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Old 09-08-2012   #5 (permalink)
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No shaw receiver or account
1400$ plus a monthly fee too expensive
What does the local cable /Internet
Charge
Thanks
Cablemas is approx 600 pesos/month for internet/tv
Where is the condo? Cablemas is not available in all areas.
If it's not available then Telmex for internet and Sky or DishMx for tv.
Sky and DishMx require a contract (12-18 month)
The Telmex/Sky package will easily be double that of Cabemas
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Old 09-08-2012   #6 (permalink)
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The condo is in Puerto Adventura
I know I'll pay double
Cablemas is probably not available there
I never get away cheap
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The condo is in Puerto Adventura
I know I'll pay double
Cablemas is probably not available there
I never get away cheap
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Ok. So you will need to sign up for a long term contract. Are you ready for that?
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If I have no other options I have to
Can't be without tv, my wife would drive me
Crazy
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you have other options

check your pm box
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you have other options

check your pm box
Share, unless you're talking about your dude
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