It was about a year ago when Rogers launched LTE in Ottawa. Over the course of the year we have seen it added to Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, St. John’s, Halifax, and Calgary. It looks like the game plan is only to get more aggressive, as Rogers is set to launch in Moncton, Trois Rivières, Sherbrooke, [...]
Took a stroll up to Yonge and Bloor today to check out the grand opening of a new retail location they opened, which also served as the official launch of the new community concept model they are using in their stores. The Eaton Centre store had already been updated to this model as well, but [...]
The McGuinty Liberal government today announced that they would support legislation that would force wireless providers in the province to provide their customers a more straight forward experience when it comes to their wireless bills. The legislation essentially would force wireless contracts to be written in what is deemed as plain language, and would regulate [...]
Rogers Communications said its LTE network is now live in St. John’s, Newfoundland, making it the first carrier to bring the fastest wireless speeds to that province. John Boynton, Rogers Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer said: “With Rogers LTE wireless network coverage, customers have access to speeds similar to broadband connections, making it [...]
Rogers released their second Innovation Report this morning, which focused on how Canadians use technology to manage their personal relationships. We have included the report below, but here are some highlight stats we found interesting: * Young adults (ages 18-24) spend roughly two and a half hours per day talking to their significant other. * [...]
The number of wireless telephone subscribers in Canada topped 25.5 million at the end of September 2011 according to numbers compiled by industry trade group, the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA).
That number was up 6.2% from 24 million at the end of September 2010 and up just under 4% year to date.
Last month if you wanted the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first Android device to come with Ice Cream sandwich (ICS) natively installed, you had to buy it from Bell Mobility or Virgin Mobility.
The good news is that by the end of this month, the unlocked device should also be available from most other wireless providers in Canada including Fido, Rogers wireless, Telus, Videotron and Wind Mobile.
In a letter to customers this week, Rogers has announced it will be discontinuing its Portable Internet service on March 1, 2012.
The pre-Wimax service, first announced in 2005, used the Inukshuk Wireless network to deliver wireless Internet service to over 150 communities and 30 million Canadians across Canada.