bell fibe tv

spaminator
#1
bell fibe tv
is it any good? are the tv stations transmitted over the phone lines? can it be used with a crt tv and a vcr?

Bell Fibe TV - Seeing is believing.
Last edited by spaminator; Nov 4th, 2010 at 02:09 AM..
 
TenPenny
#2
I would say that it looks like fiber to the home, which we have here in NB. Fibre Optic line directly into your house, carrying internet and digital tv signals. I don't have the tv, but I do have the net, and it's fast fast fast.
 
DurkaDurka
#3
Bell FIBE is Fibre to the node, not the house.

As for Fibe TV, it's a variant of IPTV.
 
TenPenny
#4
Quote: Originally Posted by DurkaDurkaView Post

Bell FIBE is Fibre to the node, not the house.

As for Fibe TV, it's a variant of IPTV.

Bah, what's the point then?

Fibre to the home, that's the way to go.
 
DurkaDurka
#5
Quote: Originally Posted by TenPennyView Post

Bah, what's the point then?

Fibre to the home, that's the way to go.

It's a stop gap measure until they can invest the capital to go the home.

Even with to the NODE though, you're able to get 50MB/s connections
 
petros
#6
I've had TV thru phone for 12 years. It blows cable out of ther water.
 
TenPenny
#7
That was developed here in NB.
 
petros
#8
Quote: Originally Posted by TenPennyView Post

That was developed here in NB.

Lucent did R&D in NB? Never knew.

Quote: Originally Posted by TenPennyView Post

That was developed here in NB.

Quote: Originally Posted by petrosView Post

I've had TV thru phone for 12 years. It blows cable out of ther water.

Wife corrected me and said it's been 8 or 9 years since we switched.
 
TenPenny
#9
imagic tv, developed here in NB and rolled out in 1998 by NBTel, sold the company to Alcatel-Lucent in 2003.
 
petros
#10
First commercial use was in SK tho.
Whoever, whenever, is irelevant. It still blows cable out of the water.
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Business & Technology Editors
MURRAY HILL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2002
Canadian Service Provider, SaskTel, Is First to Deploy the New
Solution for Delivering Advanced Video Services
Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU) today announced a new high-performance solution for delivering Internet Protocol (IP) video over digital subscriber line (DSL), enabling service providers to offer new revenue-generating services to their customers.
The new offer, based on the Lucent Stinger(R) DSL platform, enables the "triple play" delivery of video, voice and data bundled services. According to market research firm Yankee Group, video offerings, such as broadcast TV, video-on-demand, interactive TV and video conferencing, can more than double the revenue opportunities from broadband customers receiving only high-speed Internet access service today.
The Canadian service provider, SaskTel, is the first customer to deploy the solution. "Lucent is our chosen DSL vendor, and is committed to deliver the gigabit bandwidth that we require for delivering services such as broadcast TV, as well as potential future offerings such as video-on-demand (VOD)," said Al Yam, general manager, Technology Development and Engineering, SaskTel. "Our significant investment in, and deployment of, Stinger technology allows SaskTel to deliver a portfolio of advanced services to our customers from the same Stinger platform. In addition, the ability to...

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