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Title: Receiver rentals being discontinued
Post by: DrSat on August 25, 2014, 07:53 pm
Well you heard it here first folks, the option to add receiver rentals to an account will no longer be available as of September 1st. Existing rentals will be grandfathered for the life of the receiver.

As a result, DSR600's will now retail for $99.99 and DSR630's at $249.99

Title: Re: Receiver rentals being discontinued
Post by: DrSat on August 29, 2014, 06:23 pm
As a followup to this, as long as your new account is opened on or before August 31st, you will still be able to have receiver rentals on your account as long as your system is installed before September 15th.

Feel free to contact us at Dr. Sat (http://"http://www.drsat.ca") if you are located in the GTA and are interested in signing up with Shaw Direct before receiver rentals are no longer available.
Title: Re: Receiver rentals being discontinued
Post by: cyberham on August 30, 2014, 01:27 pm
I wonder how much my DVR630 is now? I paid something like $450 (?) a couple of years ago. With Shaw's new shomi streaming service to begin in November, maybe Shaw will focus more on streaming (where the future lies) and less on satellite.
Title: Re: Receiver rentals being discontinued
Post by: mikeqin on December 27, 2014, 03:29 am
I had a SD PVR that I upgraded to an HD PVR (no ETF, as it was the first upgrade that I did). Tech came and installed the new PVR Oct 19th, he activated it, and de-activated my old PVR and had a box sent to me. I sent it back the next day after I got the box (Oct 29th), Purolator tracks it as delivered on Oct 30. Bell processed my returned receiver Nov 4th. A month and a half later I'm paying still for both receivers still, so I called to inquire when they will stop charging and issue my credit
Title: Re: Receiver rentals being discontinued
Post by: joshua minaya on January 10, 2015, 08:46 am
Well you heard it here first folks, the option to add receiver rentals to an account will no longer be available as of September 1st. Existing rentals will be grandfathered for the life of the receiver.

As a result, DSR600's will now retail for $99.99 and DSR630's at $249.99

Do you have any idea if in the near future this decision may be reverted.