Regardless which channel I watch, error "This channel is currently unavailable, please try again later. Error No.4-44-206"
comes up every time. Usually within 30 minutes. Attempt to re-start the channel fails with the same error.
I have this error as well. Usually happens on the hour after you watch a program for a while. Then, the system does not allow you to access any channel for several days. Yes, I have changed browsers (Chrome\IE\FFox\Edge) and same thing and yes have flash enabled and yes I have rebooted several times. Has been going on for MONTHS.
Thank you, Gregorio99!
I guess PikTV is not that important to Telus if they let customer issues go un-answered for a week. I chat to support yesterday,
and they gave me another work-around - clean cache and cookies. Worked for me for about half an hour. Then again 4-44-206.
So, casting to Chromecast is missing in PikTV app. In browsers it is available via Chrome only. But doesn't really work. Frustrating.
Actually, my solution of logging out does not work all the time. In fact, it only worked once.
TELUS continues to drop the ball in this area and is clearly misleading the public when it claims their Optik TV service will work with a browser.
Even the TELUS tech support reps will tell you they do NOT have a solution for this problem.
Casting to a TV device is unavailable for many TV show applications; PikTV is not unique in that manner. Often this is dictated by the developer, or the copyright owner, as to what types of viewing will be available for their product.
I was surprised when some things (not PikTV) I wanted to project through my Apple TV were unavailable through that method, but I could set the TV up as a monitor instead, and view that way. Seems silly, but it is what it is.
It is true. What is also true software that doesn't support functionality required by user has short life.
Casting is the future of IPTV. How Telus doesn't understand that is beyond me.
Telus has already missed the trend once when users started to cut cable. PikTV was a good chance
to get audience back. But it is loosing competitive edge fast - buggy, lacking functionality, poorly
supported. If Telus won't start listening this potentially very promising service is doomed.
Here's my vision of good TV service:
- large content
- competitive price
- can watch on TV (seriously, how many watch TV on phones?)
- mobility (take service with you anywhere in the world)
- well maintained
- well supported
For example, with CraveTV I was able to watch GOT premiere on big a...ss TV minutes
after checking-in hotel. Could you do that with PickTV?