911 Access

darwinsurvivor at gmail.com darwinsurvivor at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 22:46:43 UTC 2014


Ah, then it was probably CDMA which basically has the equivalent of a sim
card hardwired to the internal board. Sort of like how a phone has flash
storage, but not a flash card slot.

~Doug

On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 3:44 PM, LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Not sure about sim card.
> Keep the old one, when you get a new phone get a new sim.
> The old phone I used did not use a sim card,.. that I know of.
>
>
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> On 16 October 2014 18:33, darwinsurvivor at gmail.com <
> darwinsurvivor at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I'd always heard about the 911 via terminated cellphone but never had
>> full confirmation on it, good to know. Although I'm 99.9% sure you still
>> need to have a sim card in it or the phone won't be able to connect to a
>> tower in the first place.
>>
>> ~Doug
>>
>> On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 3:30 PM, LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> It should also be noted that 911 will still work from a bell line that
>>> is cancelled by the customer.
>>> 911 will also work from a cell phone where the user has cancelled its
>>> service, I once had reason to dial 911 from a terminated cell phone.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 16 October 2014 10:03, John Hopkinson <John.Hopkinson at kwictech.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>  I normally do not contribute to these threads, as I do not consider
>>>> myself technically competant enough.  However there was a statement made
>>>> that I simply could not let slip by, the statement being:
>>>> "I was Grinning ear to ear. 911 works with it too."
>>>>
>>>> While it may appear that this is correct, you are NOT getting full 911
>>>> service unless you are using a "land line" and service provided by Bell,
>>>> not necessarily rented from Bell.
>>>>
>>>> Cell phones, IP telephony, etc., none of these systems can give you the
>>>> same guaranteed service that you get via a Land Line, and these other
>>>> services have already cost lives.
>>>>
>>>> The reason is relatively simple and is due to power.  Bell is required
>>>> to provide generators at its COs.  Cell towers are not so required (and it
>>>> would be impossible to do given their order of magnitude greater numbers),
>>>> nor are internet servers (similar reasons).  Thus in a power outage
>>>> situation Cell and IP telephony is much less likely to work.  If switching
>>>> to these other services, it is sensible to keep a basic land line service
>>>> into your home or office.
>>>>
>>>> Some of the non-land line services providers hake statements about 911
>>>> services, but if you read the contract carefully you will find that the
>>>> guarantees of service are not the same as with Land Line, and it is against
>>>> Canadian Law for them to guarantee full service.
>>>> Given the nature of this discussion I felt all participants should be
>>>> aware of the facts.
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,
>>>>
>>>> John
>>>>
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>>>> Today's Topics:
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>>>>    1. Re: netflix (LP)
>>>>    2. Re: netflix (Raymond House)
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>>>> Message: 1
>>>> Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:35:01 -0400
>>>> From: LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com>
>>>> To: The Canadian Ubuntu Users Community <ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com> <ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com>
>>>> Subject: Re: netflix
>>>> Message-ID:
>>>> 	<CAPdzfyZFd0GobXGB9Xo8wOjmCULt40omKDRrNCCaJTogHzoB1g at mail.gmail.com> <CAPdzfyZFd0GobXGB9Xo8wOjmCULt40omKDRrNCCaJTogHzoB1g at mail.gmail.com>
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>>>> I was Grinning ear to ear.
>>>> 911 works with it too.
>>>> http://www.nettalk.ca/http://www.nettalk.ca/products/duo-comparison/
>>>>
>>>> All the more reason to fight for internet freedom.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 16 October 2014 08:21, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  Isn't is so great cancelling Bell?  Wifeski and I were felt so good after
>>>> we cancelled it all (well, her cellphone still needs to go, but that's it).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 16 October 2014 08:09, LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  We have Netflix for approx 6 months now.
>>>>
>>>> And Net Talk $39/yr.
>>>> I cancelled our satellite & Phone.
>>>> Never been happier, bell never once billed us correctly for their
>>>> services.
>>>> I cannot describe how good it felt to tell bell Cancel our service we no
>>>> longer need you, Sigh !
>>>>
>>>> We 2 Adults, 1 teen & 1 under 12.
>>>> Movies and TV shows Galore, NO Sports on it.
>>>> For $8/month no contracts first month free give it a try.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 13 October 2014 12:37, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  Well, I'll tell you I mostly watch foreign films and some good
>>>> documentaries,and Dutch detective TV series where you don't even see a
>>>> firearm also the same in rural England.I bypass all the Bruce Lee kind of
>>>> stuff and specially the american 12 guys dead in the first 12 minutes of
>>>> the film kind of movies.I think it's worth the $8.00 a month fee, no lousy
>>>> commercials !
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 12:08 PM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  Glad to help.
>>>>
>>>> Maybe you can help me now.. is Netflix any good?  What can a Canadian
>>>> watch on it?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 13 October 2014 12:04, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  I had to cancel Chromium (which was installed ealier) and install
>>>> Chrome as per the link you sent and it works fine, thank you Cranky.
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:12 AM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  Thank you Cranky, I will check it out, That was to be my next
>>>> question.I'm using ubuntu 14.04.
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:07 AM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  They now have proper support in Ubuntu for Netflix.  I'm not sure
>>>> what OS you're running, but you might want to investigate.
>>>>
>>>> Here's the announcement:https://insights.ubuntu.com/2014/10/10/watch-netflix-in-ubuntu-today/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 13 October 2014 10:56, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  Hello everyone, I'm using silverlight and (I think pipelight) to
>>>> view netflix movies and I find that silverlight often crashes, has anyone
>>>> else had the same problem? Sometimes I have to shut down and restart the
>>>> computer to get it to work again, it never crashes once a movie is showing
>>>> but when I make the selection of a title the screen goes blanc and it just
>>>> stays like that until I close netflix. Thanks.
>>>>
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>>>> Message: 2
>>>> Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:39:47 -0400
>>>> From: Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
>>>> To: The Canadian Ubuntu Users Community <ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com> <ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com>
>>>> Subject: Re: netflix
>>>> Message-ID:
>>>> 	<CAEXwAzbOnsSn1CZRX0TrM8ksFnu-t1J=dOg20N64v+dvngksdQ at mail.gmail.com> <CAEXwAzbOnsSn1CZRX0TrM8ksFnu-t1J=dOg20N64v+dvngksdQ at mail.gmail.com>
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>>>> Tell me then, who supplies your internet connection? please. I would love
>>>> to do the same but Bell is my internet supplier.
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 8:35 AM, LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  I was Grinning ear to ear.
>>>> 911 works with it too.
>>>> http://www.nettalk.ca/http://www.nettalk.ca/products/duo-comparison/
>>>>
>>>> All the more reason to fight for internet freedom.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 16 October 2014 08:21, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  Isn't is so great cancelling Bell?  Wifeski and I were felt so good after
>>>> we cancelled it all (well, her cellphone still needs to go, but that's it).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 16 October 2014 08:09, LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  We have Netflix for approx 6 months now.
>>>>
>>>> And Net Talk $39/yr.
>>>> I cancelled our satellite & Phone.
>>>> Never been happier, bell never once billed us correctly for their
>>>> services.
>>>> I cannot describe how good it felt to tell bell Cancel our service we no
>>>> longer need you, Sigh !
>>>>
>>>> We 2 Adults, 1 teen & 1 under 12.
>>>> Movies and TV shows Galore, NO Sports on it.
>>>> For $8/month no contracts first month free give it a try.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 13 October 2014 12:37, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  Well, I'll tell you I mostly watch foreign films and some good
>>>> documentaries,and Dutch detective TV series where you don't even see a
>>>> firearm also the same in rural England.I bypass all the Bruce Lee kind of
>>>> stuff and specially the american 12 guys dead in the first 12 minutes of
>>>> the film kind of movies.I think it's worth the $8.00 a month fee, no lousy
>>>> commercials !
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 12:08 PM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  Glad to help.
>>>>
>>>> Maybe you can help me now.. is Netflix any good?  What can a Canadian
>>>> watch on it?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 13 October 2014 12:04, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  I had to cancel Chromium (which was installed ealier) and install
>>>> Chrome as per the link you sent and it works fine, thank you Cranky.
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:12 AM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com
>>>>
>>>>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>>   Thank you Cranky, I will check it out, That was to be my next
>>>> question.I'm using ubuntu 14.04.
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:07 AM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  They now have proper support in Ubuntu for Netflix.  I'm not sure
>>>> what OS you're running, but you might want to investigate.
>>>>
>>>> Here's the announcement:https://insights.ubuntu.com/2014/10/10/watch-netflix-in-ubuntu-today/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 13 October 2014 10:56, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  Hello everyone, I'm using silverlight and (I think pipelight) to
>>>> view netflix movies and I find that silverlight often crashes, has anyone
>>>> else had the same problem? Sometimes I have to shut down and restart the
>>>> computer to get it to work again, it never crashes once a movie is showing
>>>> but when I make the selection of a title the screen goes blanc and it just
>>>> stays like that until I close netflix. Thanks.
>>>>
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