Dish won't or are unable to activate Bell Receivers the R# won't be in Dish's system. Same with Bell trying to convert a Dish Receiver.Interesting. Did you ever get that receiver to work in the states?
I bought a Bell Expressvu equivalent to the 111 because it had the usual compliment of output jacks on the back and not just the modulated output the 111 had. I erroneously thought I could put it in the Dish stream and have it automatically convert itself to a usable 111. That didn't happen.