Purchasing a Nextbox

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Re: Purchasing a Nextbox

I bought mine for a penny a few years back


@Gunny wrote:

Rogers informs me, today, that Nextbox digital TV box is ONLY available by Rental from Rogers.  No option to purchase it outright.


 

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Re: Purchasing a Nextbox

Rogers cable boxes and prices

 

Where can I find a list of the currently available cable boxes and rental rates?

 

Can you still buy boxes?  I have old boxes at home like SA8300HDs, SA4250HDs, etc that I purchased long ago.  Can you purchase the newer boxes either new, or second hand on Kijiji, etc?

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Re: Purchasing a Nextbox


@wayner92 wrote:

Rogers cable boxes and prices

 

Where can I find a list of the currently available cable boxes and rental rates?

 

Can you still buy boxes?  I have old boxes at home like SA8300HDs, SA4250HDs, etc that I purchased long ago.  Can you purchase the newer boxes either new, or second hand on Kijiji, etc?


@wayner92  Yes, you can buy used cable boxes on Kijiji but be careful. Many are stolen or rentals, which won't get authorized by Rogers. If you have an SA8300HD, hook it up and see if it works. They're real workhorses and not nearly as buggy as the ones that replaced them


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Re: Purchasing a Nextbox


@wayner92 wrote:

1. Where can I find a list of the currently available cable boxes and rental rates?

2. Can you still buy boxes?  I have old boxes at home like SA8300HDs, SA4250HDs, etc that I purchased long ago.  Can you purchase the newer boxes either new, or second hand on Kijiji, etc?


1. The only way to know which boxes they will still activate is to call Rogers.  You need to do that anyway when you're considering purchasing used - see link below.  

 

2.Rogers no longer sell any boxes, so you can only purchase used.  Here's the checklist for purchasing boxes.  Make sure you check off all the times in that list:

 

https://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/37-rogers-cable-tv/64632-guidelines-selling-buying-used-rogers-term...