Rogers Launches LTE Max and Expands 4G Deployment

Rogers has launched LTE Max, a premium network made up of dual frequency 2100 MHz and 2600 MHz bands that enables the fastest speeds in Canada for a premium wireless internet experience. Coincidently, the BlackBerry Q10, which makes its Canadian market debut on May 1st, is optimized for the Rogers LTE Max Network. The Q10 […]

BlackBerry Q10 Smartphone to Debut on May 1

For those who crave the return of the BlackBerry keyboard in a smarter format, May 1st is the date to remember. The new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone, also touch-screen enabled with a 8MP camera, will be available in Canada at the beginning of May and the major wireless carriers have already started the pre-order process. Rogers […]

Canadian Tire Chain To Deploy BlackBerry Smartphones

BlackBerry has been selected as Canadian Tire’s official smartphone for its corporate team nationwide. This means that thousands of BlackBerry smartphones will be shipping out to Canadian Tire employees including Mark’s and FGL Sports, which incorporates such banners as Sport Chek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, National Sports, Intersport and Atmosphere. “With 90 years of history […]

BlackBerry Q10 Smartphone Coming to Rogers on April 30

Rogers will be the first Canadian carrier to feature the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone on April 30th. The Q10 sports the famous BlackBerry keyboard and will run on the speedy 2600-megahertz LTE spectrum for the expected cost of $199.99 with a three-year contract. Rogers will be offering the device in both black and white. The latest […]

RIM Launching BlackBerry 10 on January 30

Research In Motion (TSX: RIM.TO / NASDAQ: RIMM) plans to launch BlackBerry 10 at an event on January 30th, 2013. The BlackBerry 10 platform and the first two BlackBerry 10 smartphones will be unveiled simultaneously in multiple countries around the world. The first devices will have touchscreens, while the models with the popular mini QWERTY […]

Rogers & CIBC Launch New Mobile Payment Service

CIBC and Rogers used a downtown Tim Hortons shop to launch a new mobile wallet service on November 2nd. The first purchase was made by Olympic gold medallist Simon Whitfield who paid for a coffee using the CIBC Mobile Payment App on a BlackBerry smartphone from Rogers. To use the service, a secure SIM card […]

RIM Updates BlackBerry Apps

If you’ve been waiting to share your Facebook status or Twitter updates with your BBM friends, Research in Motion finally got the memo. RIM announced on April 11th, that Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones, Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry Travel, BlackBerry App World and BBM Music will include BBM connectivity within the next 10 days or […]

RIM’s BlackBerry 7 Smartphones Get US & Canadian Security Certification

Research In Motion (TSX: RIM / NASDAQ: RIMM) announced late last week that its BlackBerry smartphones running on the new BlackBerry 7 and BlackBerry 7.1 Operating Systems have received FIPS 140-2 certification by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC). The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 […]

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