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Shaw Cable Bundles price and features

I use Shaw Cable’s services for TV and Internet.
They still have some other service I do not use, say telephone.
Let us go through the full bundle of three.
TV Basic Cable $33.95
35 Channels, including The Knowledge Network, A-Channel, CITY TV Vancouver, KIRO – CBS Seattle, KING – NBC Seattle, TSC, W Network West, KOMO – ABC Seattle, KCTS – PBS Seattle, KCPQ – FOX Seattle, MTV, CBC Newsworld

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In-Flight Internet service is for real

The business traveller alway want to minimize the traveling time. Even they can use their laptop in the flight.
Now the leading vendor, Aircell, has American Airlines offering its Gogo service, Delta Air Lines and Virgin America have signed on, Northwest Airlines is poised to join if its acquisition by Delta goes through, and another is soon to announce, says Aircell CEO Jack Blumenstein. Some 2,000 planes will offer Gogo by the end of next year, he predicts.
So what is Gogo? and how it works?
On each plane, Aircell installs a server that caches content from recently accessed Internet addressed. Gogo uses 3 MHz of spectrum freed up from Verizon’s now-defunct seat-back phone system, and taps Meru Networks for the Wi-Fi connection.
The people who tried it before said:” The video chat worked flawlessly. … I even watched a video on our site while holding a video chat. A little extra buffering on the video, but after that, it streamed perfectly. … The idea of having an instant office up in the sky is pretty appealing.”

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Download and Upload Speed with Shaw

I have a Shaw Cable High Speed Internet at home.
It has following features.
# Up to 5 Mbps download speed
# Up to 512 Kbps upload speed
# 60 GB/month data transfer
# 10 Personal email accounts
# 7 No Cost Extras
# Up to two IP addresses**
# 24/7/365 technical assistance
I tested the speed with my D-Link WUA-1340 Wireless G USB 2.0 Adapter.
Download Speed 4.7Mbps,
Upload Speed 449kbps,
Ping 92ms.


Sounds OK with Shaw’s commitment.
The test tools is provided by Shaw Cable.
To have a more fair speed test results, I tried the third party online tool.

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Online TV guide

More and more people have the high speed internet connection at home. How about the online TV?
I have this site in my favority for years. It is a wonderful guide for online TV station around the World.
There are over 2600+ TV stations on the list, grouped by the country.
For exampe, 54 stations in Canada,

You can also sorting the stations by category, say sports, kids, etc.

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How to set up PPPoE for Windows XP

This is based on the AT&T Yahoo! Help file.
To create a new DSL connection profile for Windows XP:
The Windows XP operating system includes its own PPPoE software. You should use it instead of Enternet 300.
1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel.
2. Make sure you are viewing the Classic View. If instead you are in Category View, select Switch to Classic View from the upper-left of the window.

3. Double click the Network Connections icon.
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How to connect DSL line filter

Devices such as fax machines, caller ID boxes, or telephones that connect to a DSL phone line require a line filter, which prevents noise from disrupting the DSL signal on the phone line. Line filters must be added to every device that connects to a DSL phone line. Note: The line connected to the DSL modem can connect to a dual stand-alone filter. Otherwise, do not use a filter on the DSL modem.
There are two basic line filter configurations available. First determine if you have dual stand-alone line filters (figure A), or single stand-alone line filters with a “Y-adapter” (figure B). Then follow the appropriate set of instructions below.

Setup instructions for dual stand-alone line filters (figure A)

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AT&T Yahoo! DSL Internet package

I help my parents in law to sign up for DSL Internet service from ATT
They use Dial-Up previously, cost them about 10 bucks. Now the AT&T Yahoo! High Speed Internet Basic Package is $14.99 per month with following features:

Speed: 384 Kbps to 768 Kbps downstream / 128 Kbps upstream
IP Assignment Method: 1 Dynamic

ATT has four different packages for residence. The other three packages are shown below:
Express package:

Speed: 384 Kbps to 1.5 Mbps downstream / 128 Kbps to 384 Kbps upstream
IP Assignment Method: 1 Dynamic
Price: $19.99 per month


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