I just upgraded to Gateway and wasn't aware of this change. Seems this was Shaw's way to eliminate the option to record PPV movies. Major bummer. Not much interest in "renting" a movie for 24 hours.
Thanks for your feedback bobbyk1133 - we can certainly pass along the feedback to our product teams regarding this change.
Ali | Shaw Community Moderator
Yeah that type of feedback would need to go up to the product team.
i Think generally speaking, everything is eventually going towards an ondemand world.
in this scenario, the new platforms (both HD guide and gateway) don't offer movies within ppv, but continue to offer events and subscription sporting events like nhl CI and NFL Sunday ticket).
Yeah, I wasn't aware of this limitation when I changed either...
Seems silly that events can be bought and recorded on PPV, but not movies
The bandwidth is being used to offer the PPV channels to the older systems, why can't the Gateway access them (no extra bandwidth needed)
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