Didn't the CRTC order Bell open up Mobile TV to other carriers perhaps this is a first step. But if it comes out of your data allowance it's not that great of a deal.
BTW to reset an app on iOS: open up app switching tray and hold the icons then delete/close them.
Yes I believe Bell TV is available through Telus and Rogers as well - but you have to subscribe to it. The CRTC case was a complaint about Bell using their leverage (Bell Media owns a bunch of the stations on Bell Mobile TV) to prevent the networks on Bell TV from offering mobile TV service to other carriers. The issue here is it looks like it was supposed to be free for Bell wireless subscribers, but apparently is also free for Telus subscribers on iPhone. Probably an oversight, here's to hoping it lasts for the entire olympics.
It comes out of your data no matter what network you're on. When I try to load it on wifi it gives a message that it can only play over 3G.
Originally Posted by Dylan Poulson
I have a ton of data left this month oddly so I'm going to leave it on for an hour or so and see what happens for data usage.
I left it on for about 3 hours while at the library, ate about 1GB of data. Basically like any good quality video stream. Would be nice if there was an audio-only mode for the care, but can't really complain since it's free.
Watching CTV Olympics on Bell TV is so much better than watching on the CTV app. With CTV app they play multiple commercials every time you navigate from somewhere else on the app back to the video stream. No extra adds on Bell TV.
Not working for me now. No messages, just won't load the app, loading screen forever. Party's over?
I haven't been using it, only testing whether it was still going now and then. Just tried it after seeing your post and it throws up a 'no Bell connection found' dialog. Then in place of the channel listing it encouraged me to "Get Bell". I'm surprised it worked as long as it did. I wonder if it was a recent configuration error, or if some people have been quietly using it since launch..?