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tkessler last won the day on April 11 2019

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    Guadalajara and Ajijic
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    Computers, Wine, Tom's and Rexes bar, energy efficiency, dynamic carpoolin

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  1. I think about any herb will grow well here. My wife has an herb garden of the classics... cilantro, peregil, orgegano...What would you grow for Thai food?
  2. Has the IPTV buffering problem with Ilox improved? My Ilox phone calls were still cutting off after about 10 min as late as last week... Have they been improving their network?
  3. Fiber modems are locked to your account and cannot be substituted without processing on an internal Telmex app.
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  5. That is great news! Looks like you're in good shape infrastructure wise. Those are definitely VDSL cabinets. This cell number +52333392159 has an English speaking Telmex agent that you should be able to text chat with. You would need your own cell phone number and load whatsapp application on it. Then you can chat either via the phone or go to "web.whatsapp.com" and bring up a text chat window on your PC. Assuming you can get a hold of the agent, just tell them your situation, that you've upgraded, and they should get someone to you....
  6. Here are some ideas: - First, where are you located? How far from the Telmex Ajijic central office? - Sounds like you have regular DSL. VDSL is likely available if there are grey finned boxes mounted on poles near the street cabinet. Telmex has seeemingly stopped doing VDSL upgrades and is now doing just FTTH. We had been petitioning for VDSL and they just came in like a swat team and changed everything to fiber. - Telmex fiber cable has yellow tags on it from pole to pole. The main fiber cable splits to drop boxes that serve something like 12 or 16 to a box. Often the boxe
  7. Anyone who actually does business in Mexico knows how hard it is. The hassles and aggravations are everywhere. You need an army of staff and overhead to deal with it. Doesn't surprise me.
  8. The 10 digit number should work. What do you hear when you dial it? Can you try same from a cell phone?
  9. Hey PYandre, Welcome to the near death experience of bridge mode in Telmex routers! It can often be hit and miss depending on the line and router model. Here are some tips: 1) You need to request a separate login and password for the PPPOE login credentials for your Google wifi points. The password on your current router is encrypted and not transferable. They will give you one. 2) Telmex doesn't give tech support for bridge mode, at least not for residential customers. You're on your own. But there are resources on the web and youtube. Just google "modo puente"
  10. I had a near death experience (joking) with Volaris recently. They gave me a voucher from a Covid cancelled trip to NY. $8500 MXN good until Oct 15. So I go to redeem it, site says no good. I followed the instructions carefully no good. Tried to get an agent. Impossible. Finally went to their FB page and complained LOUDLY. Fraud, crooks.. My voucher was about to expire. It has a happy ending. Someone said you must contact "Sandra" at Boletos Aeropuerto, +526646572865, on Whatsapp. Nothing to lose at that point so I did. She fixed it in a heartbeat. Volaris told her it had
  11. Pick up your phone, dial a 7 to break dial tone. You should hear dead silence, no scratchy noise or hum. If you do your line is bad and Telmex needs to fix it.
  12. That's a good question. Its depends on what criteria your bank is validating the destination phone number. If they are rejecting VoIP lines, that's tough. They could also be sending an SMS short code and some VOip line won't receive. My Callcentric line will receive short code messages from Wells Fargo.....so I'm hanging on. At some point may need to get a US number.
  13. That Tomza truck ripped me off too..receipt said more gas than the tank would hold. I only use Zeta gas now...have converted to solar panels and water heaters, induction cooktop will be next. No need to use gas anymore.
  14. I used the 12mm, so far so good. The distributors can be found via the web page: https://www.cempanel.com.mx/planta-guadalajara
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