Data Valet, the next devaluation?

Old May 25, 12, 1:47 pm
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Data Valet, the next devaluation?

I get the following now while logging in on datavalet

Thank You for Using Datavalet
As a valued Air Canada customer, we are pleased to offer you an upgraded level of WiFi Bandwidth speed to meet your Internet needs.

With the Silver service, you can enjoy a high bandwidth experience for all your browsing, e-mailing, and social media needs.

To continue surfing, please click on the "Surf the Internet" button.
First time it happened in YHZ I thought it was a fluke; repeated today at YWG.

The next devaluation or just another IT fail?
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Old May 25, 12, 2:20 pm
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Data Valet, the next devaluation?

I think I saw this at YYC last fall. Non-status gets a basic speed, and status gets a faster speed.
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Old May 25, 12, 3:25 pm
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OP is SE. He should be receiving 'Gold'. You should report this to AC.

Gold - SE/E
Silver - J pax and MLL members
Bronze - *Gold and guests

http://www.aircanada.com/en/travelin.../features.html
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Old May 25, 12, 3:55 pm
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Originally Posted by yvr76 View Post
OP is SE. He should be receiving 'Gold'. You should report this to AC.

Gold - SE/E
Silver - J pax and MLL members
Bronze - *Gold and guests

http://www.aircanada.com/en/travelin.../features.html
What about non status pax that pay $45?
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Old May 25, 12, 4:01 pm
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You'd think this is something they could give to Ps too.
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Old May 25, 12, 4:04 pm
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I like this part:

Bronze* for Star Alliance Gold cardholders traveling in Economy Class and guests from other partner airlines.
Regular bandwidth speeds for web browsing and e-mails.

*Bronze Level Bandwidth can be upgraded to Silver for $3.99CAD for a 24-hour period.

Was in YYZ yesterday, Gold level Wifi was noticeably faster then last time before this change
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Old May 25, 12, 4:14 pm
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meanwhile some airports are giving away free WiFi Internet
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Old May 25, 12, 4:16 pm
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Originally Posted by global_happy_traveller View Post
meanwhile some airports are giving away free WiFi Internet
Most in Canada, but it has 2 hour window, very erratic, and worthless when airport is very busy
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Old May 25, 12, 4:24 pm
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Originally Posted by xLuther View Post
...very erratic, and worthless when airport is very busy
Sounds like Datavalet at the MLL in Calgary!
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Old May 25, 12, 4:35 pm
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Originally Posted by xLuther View Post
I like this part:

Bronze* for Star Alliance Gold cardholders traveling in Economy Class and guests from other partner airlines.
Regular bandwidth speeds for web browsing and e-mails.

*Bronze Level Bandwidth can be upgraded to Silver for $3.99CAD for a 24-hour period.
One of the changes coming with A3 status instead of AC....
Was in YYZ yesterday, Gold level Wifi was noticeably faster then last time before this change....

Edit:I remember that I have the picture of Lisa Raitt's AP number to always have holds access!

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Old May 25, 12, 5:55 pm
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Originally Posted by yvr76 View Post
OP is SE. He should be receiving 'Gold'. You should report this to AC.

Gold - SE/E
Silver - J pax and MLL members
Bronze - *Gold and guests

http://www.aircanada.com/en/travelin.../features.html
I will try again at YOW on my next outbound and see what happens

AA_EXP... you could have at least +1ed... posted something rather then just quote someone else to up your post count...
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Old May 25, 12, 5:58 pm
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Originally Posted by The Lev View Post
Sounds like Datavalet at the MLL in Calgary!
Or YUL.
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Old May 25, 12, 6:02 pm
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WIll try in YEG MLL tonight....if I make it in time to visit the lounge...need a few drinks pre-vancouver weekend getaway
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Old May 25, 12, 6:51 pm
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it sucks anyway

I end up connecting to the free Boingo wifi at YYZ because Datavalet is so lame to begin with.
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Old May 25, 12, 8:09 pm
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Originally Posted by The Lev View Post
Sounds like Datavalet at the MLL in Calgary!
No! No!! it's Datavalet in YEG-- I was worried the grass will grow faster than Datavalet downloads yesterday. Finally an enhancement before the end of the year.
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