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Old 2008-05-02, 07:17 AM   #136
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Nobody can say for sure. If you aren't ready to leave then the choice is harder. If you really are prepared to leave, then see what happens. Seems pretty low though compared to what others seem to get.

Personally, unless I was actually leaving, I wouldn't go this route. If I was actually leaving, no offer would be good enough.
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Old 2008-05-02, 06:12 PM   #137
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Without the retention dept TV subscription is too expensive. I see an antenna in my future.

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Old 2008-05-03, 07:29 AM   #138
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So they offered to sell you a 9242 for 150 and include a free month of HD? Did that include free install?

Throw in free install and that's the kind of offer I couldn't refuse!
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Old 2008-05-03, 02:24 PM   #139
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Ooops. I made a mistake! They offered me the 6141 with one month service, not the 9242.

Sorry!

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Old 2008-05-06, 06:40 AM   #140
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What's the best non-HD offer seen recently?
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Old 2008-05-08, 01:20 PM   #141
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Default Bell isn't offering me anything

I currently have 1 9200 and 3 4100 with a contract expireing in a couple of months. Just got an email from bell that they would trade one of the 4100 for a new 9250 but I must pay for installation and sign a 1 yr deal. That was it for thier offer. I stated that Shaw now has a all in one package in my area that will save me over $100/m but they don't seem to care. Looks like my days with bell are limited.
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Old 2008-05-08, 01:33 PM   #142
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Just wait closer to the actual date, if they do not give you a better deal then cancel and they still have 30 days to give you a deal.... I would find it hard to beleive that they will not come through. It is all about retentions these days.
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Old 2008-05-08, 04:44 PM   #143
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I called Bell retentions today (been a customer for nearly 10 years) as I'm being constantly bombarded with offers from Rogers and StarChoice. We have Evu/phone/DSL/cell with Bell.

The chap was very helpful. I mentioned we are receiving all these "switch offers" and what could he do for us. I received:

2 year no charge rental of a 6141 receiver plus free install (no $100 payment)
40% off our current programming charges (7 packages + HD I think)

I'm happy with that. I've found the Bell service to be pretty reliable. My support for our DSL has been amazing . Only real complaint is that Formula 1 isn't in HD yet (but that's not Bell's fault )
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Old 2008-05-09, 02:09 PM   #144
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>The chap was very helpful. I mentioned we are receiving all these "switch >offers" and what could he do for us. I received:
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>2 year no charge rental of a 6141 receiver plus free install (no $100 payment)
>40% off our current programming charges (7 packages + HD I think)

I think I'll give it a go. Did you call their main number and then ask for the Retentions department?

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Old 2008-05-09, 02:14 PM   #145
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I can go one better that that for ya. This was posted on a deals site forum:

Call 1-888-673-3788
Follow these options.

Step #1 -> Press #1 for English
Step #2 -> Enter 10 digit phone number
Step #3 -> Press #2 for all other options
Step #4 -> Press #3 to cancel subscription
Step #5 -> Press #4 to cancel subscription (again!)
Step #6 -> It's going to ask you to enter your PIN, you may not have one, so just randomly enter 4 digits
Step #7 -> PIN again .. randomly enter 4 digits
Step #8 -> 'Please hold while we transfer your call.'

That's it, you're in on retention line now!!!
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Old 2008-05-10, 03:11 PM   #146
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40% off current programming for how long?
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Old 2008-05-10, 03:52 PM   #147
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Nice! Thank you! I'll give it a try and let you know how I make out.

>Call 1-888-673-3788
>Follow these options.
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>Step #1 -> Press #1 for English
>Step #2 -> Enter 10 digit phone number
>Step #3 -> Press #2 for all other options
>Step #4 -> Press #3 to cancel subscription
>Step #5 -> Press #4 to cancel subscription (again!)
>Step #6 -> It's going to ask you to enter your PIN, you may not have one, so >just randomly enter 4 digits
>Step #7 -> PIN again .. randomly enter 4 digits
>Step #8 -> 'Please hold while we transfer your call.'
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>That's it, you're in on retention line now!!!
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Old 2008-05-10, 05:14 PM   #148
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40% off current programming for how long?
12 months. Then call again..repeat..repeat
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Old 2008-05-11, 10:21 AM   #149
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Originally Posted by guppy View Post
I can go one better that that for ya. This was posted on a deals site forum:

Call 1-888-673-3788
Follow these options.

Step #1 -> Press #1 for English
Step #2 -> Enter 10 digit phone number
Step #3 -> Press #2 for all other options
Step #4 -> Press #3 to cancel subscription
Step #5 -> Press #4 to cancel subscription (again!)
Step #6 -> It's going to ask you to enter your PIN, you may not have one, so just randomly enter 4 digits
Step #7 -> PIN again .. randomly enter 4 digits
Step #8 -> 'Please hold while we transfer your call.'

That's it, you're in on retention line now!!!
This number are good for french customers too ? Except you press 2 for french ??
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Old 2008-05-12, 01:06 PM   #150
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Default Bell bartering? - I got a card from Shaw offering a free HDPVR

I looked around a bit but never seen anything on this.

I got a card mailed me ( my name on it ) offering me a free Shaw HD-PVR ( maybe be a referbished one and was wondering if anyone got this and called bell to see if they would match this offer.

If someone did this.... did you get a 9200 or a 9242? new? referbished


Just wondering what people got to maybe try call them for a free HD-PVR from Bell


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