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  1. What an irresponsible thing to do; there is no room for distancing even if the booths are 10 feet apart. Obviously the Presidente is an :() and I won't bother to say the rest of what I think of this.
  2. Your comment is noted; hope you are happy with your free service.
  3. The booth was there last fall; I have never turned in a tourist card at Laredo.
  4. Service has been reliable; occasionally a station might be down but overall much more reliable than other services I used in the past. I pay monthly in case the system goes down; i think you can do 3 months for a saving of $1 per month. I use credit card; never had a problem; I dont know about Paypal. I tried several of the services recommended from Troypoint but had reliability problems. The Kodi stuff just makes it too tough for my wife to operate.
  5. Works great, 4000+ stations; lots of sports, movies, US and Canadian networks as well as locals, many UK and Mexican stations. Most of the stations I watch regularly are high definition.
  6. Check out StreamsForUs.net; lots of live TV for $7 per month.
  7. Yes the booth is on the far left just before the toll booths.
  8. If you are headed to San Antonio then Columbia is a better crossing point. If staying in Laredo then Columbia is about 45 minutes more driving time vs Laredo bridge. Check the border wait times on the Border Wait Time phone app when you get close to the cut-off for Columbia and make a decision on which to use. There is a booth at both Columbia and the Laredo bridge for removing the vehicle TIP if that is of concern.
  9. A good router may help your buffering issue if you need or are using a VPN. I could go on forever with the testing that I have done over the last year but the short story is that I have an Asus router with StrongVPN loaded on it and this has eliminated all buffering issues. Also, and I know some of the computer geeks here are going to disagree with me but I get faster download speeds with StrongVPN vs no VPN (measured by both Speedtest.net and Fast.com) and I guess this is because the internet is going directly to the US rather than bouncing around Mexico before getting to the US. In fact the Asus router with StrongVPN has made it possible that I can stream on Telmex internet so I will be cancelling the Ilox service very soon.
  10. I was in Walmart yesterday; saw several employees stocking shelves wearing a mask around their neck !!!
  11. Wow; the OP wants to delete their own fake news. Lets get the right info on this most important topic in a new thread.
  12. I changed from NordVPN to Strong VPN on my Asus-WRT router and the buffering problem went away. I tried both VPNs on the Fire TV apps and they did not eliminate the buffering; Strong VPN running on the router solved the problem.
  13. The construction is on the periferico from where you get on at the Chapala highway and heading west from there. Sometimes the northbound Chapala highway is slowed down in the right lane because the ramp to the westbound periferico is overflowing due to the construction.
  14. Saw a couple of Telmex guys today stringing fiber optic cable on 16 de Septiembre at Colon. Maybe soon we will have higher consistent download speeds in the village. Depending on the time of day I get download speeds anywhere from 8 to a high of 32 on Telmex.
  15. I also use Callcentric with a US phone number that costs $1.95 per month. Incoming calls ring on my Iphone with an app "Acrobits Softphone"; works great on either Wifi or Telcel data. Occasionally an incoming call is missed but you can call the caller back. Costs about $0.02 per minute for incoming and outgoing calls to the US. Callcentric has plans for heavy users to reduce the call costs. If you decide to go this route pick an app like Acrobits or Bria Mobile that work with push notifications to reduce battery load.
  16. I would turn the power off to the receiver and then back on; wait 5 minutes and try refreshing again. I have never seen the message "Unsupported video signal"; sorry I can't help you with that. You probably need the installer to address that problem.
  17. I do this regularly and never had a problem. If you were able to refresh 4 times then it is not a problem being in Mexico. Check your signal strength at the receiver; I think it needs to be 85% or higher; or the receiver is not registered on your account.
  18. I refreshed a receiver today; yes I have a VPN set to Texas. If you can refresh from Texas then refreshing from Mexico should be no problem.
  19. Go to shawdirect.ca; go to my shaw direct and login (you may need to register a username and account info etc); under manage devices click on refresh receiver. A VPN is not required to do this.
  20. Looks like great practice jumps for the local Evel Knievel scooter drivers.
  21. Yo1, can you share the names and phone numbers of your honest gas guys.
  22. I travel frequently with my Fire Stick; never had any problems using it in hotels etc; I don't know if I was connecting to public or private IP addresses. When Ilox hooked me up last March and I couldn't get the Fire Stick to work until they assigned me a public IP address. Maybe there is something other than just changing to a public IP address; maybe a VPN would eliminate the private IP address issue.
  23. Been on and off most of the day centro Ajijic by the lake. Switched over to Telmex when I needed internet but Ilox seems OK now.
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