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  1. Telus, Rogers Bidding to Purchase Mobilicity

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    After fighting off takeover rumours for the better part of two years, The Globe and Mail reports that Rogers and Telus have quietly submitted proposal transactions to the government for review in a bid to purchase struggling telco Mobilicity. However, a source also tells the Globe and Mail...
  2. Rogers announces fewer blackouts on NHL GameCentre streaming service

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    by Christina Peden Rogers had hockey legend Mark Messier on hand this morning at a press conference in Toronto to unveil some major upgrades to their NHL GameCentre Live streaming service for the upcoming 2014/2015 season. Rogers is promising to bring over 50 per cent more games to...
  3. Results of Canada's wireless spectrum auction announced

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    The government of Canada raised $5.27 billion as a result of the of the 700MHz spectrum auction, it has been announced. The money was raised across 14 regions with eight participants including Quebecor, Bell, Rogers, Telus, MTS, and SaskTel. Quebecor spent $233 million for prime spectrum in...
  4. Telus now Canada’s 2nd-largest wireless provider

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    Telus has the second largest number wireless subscribers in the country after overtaking Bell for the second financial quarter in a row. The telecommunications company, often third behind Rogers and BCE, came in second spot after its quarterly figure results this week. Telus’s number of...
  5. Rogers Launching Google's New Moto X Smartphone

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    The Moto X is coming to Canada in late August but only through Rogers Wireless. The new LTE-enabled smartphone, designed by Google-owned Motorola Mobility, will cost you $189.99 with a 2-year contract or close to $600 (we're estimating) without a signed plan. Moto X, with its unique curved...
  6. Rogers Adds New Wireless Home and Business Phone Service

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    A new low-cost wireless phone service has been launched for customers outside of the Rogers home phone territory. Operating on the national Rogers wireless network, both consumers and small businesses will benefit in regions across Canada where Rogers home and small business landline services...
  7. Bell, Rogers Help Red Cross with Alberta Flooding Disaster

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    Both Bell and Rogers were among the numerous companies across the country to offer support to the Canadian Red Cross and local relief workers to help flood-ravaged communities in Southern Alberta. More than $2.6 million for Alberta flood relief was raised in three days, said Red Cross...
  8. Rogers and MTS Add LTE Coverage in Manitoba

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    Through a province-wide network sharing agreement with MTS, Rogers is bringing LTE Max to Manitoba. Starting June 17th, Rogers will roll out its premium LTE network that enables theoretical network speeds of up to 150 Mbps to customers in Winnipeg, Brandon, and Grand Beach with Victoria...
  9. TELUS Deal to Buy Mobilicity Effectively Killed

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    One of the key components in TELUS buying Mobilicity for $380 million was acquiring valuable wireless spectrum that all Canadian mobile carriers are seeking. However, the federal government will not allow Mobilicity to transfer its wireless spectrum to TELUS, it was announced at a news...
  10. Rogers Retail Stores Available on Google Street View

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    Rogers customers who want another option to get an inside look at what's available in the retail stores can take a Google Street View. Google Maps with Street View lets you explore places around the world through 360-degree street-level imagery. Google's Street View allows you to explore world...
  11. Rogers Named One of Canada's Greenest Employers by Mediacorp

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    It's quite fitting on Earth Day to be selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2013. And Rogers takes this nod to environmental leadership in the workplace quite seriously. "We are honoured to be recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers," said Nadir Mohamed, president and...
  12. BlackBerry Q10 Smartphone Coming to Rogers on April 30

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    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...
  13. Contest Giveaway: LG Optimus G

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    Speaking of Rogers LTE, we are currently giving away a LG Optimus G courtesy of Rogers! To be eligible stop by our forums here  for full contest details. The contest closes Wednesday, April 10 th ,  so make sure to enter now!
  14. Rogers LTE Wireless Services Spreading to 44 Additional Markets

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    Rogers LTE network will be introduced to 44 new markets across Canada this spring. This means by the end of 2013, 95 markets in Canada will be have access to Rogers blazing fast 2600 MHz LTE spectrum. Rogers said 34 of the 44 new LTE markets will be capable of maximum theoretical network...
  15. Rogers Looking for New CEO

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    The CEO and President of Rogers Communications, Nadir Mohamed, will retire in January 2014. "Nadir is a highly regarded executive who has delivered strong results and substantial value for more than a decade," said Alan Horn, Chairman of the Board, Rogers Communications Inc. "Thanks to his...
  16. Rogers Adds International LTE Roaming

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    Rogers is out of the gate first with LTE roaming. In a partnership with 3 Hong Kong, Rogers will now offer LTE roaming for its wireless customers travelling to Hong Kong with a 2600MHz device. Raj Doshi, Rogers Senior Vice President of Products elaborates: “Rogers was the first carrier to...
  17. Why is the Competition Bureau Suing Bell, Rogers & Telus?

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    Canada's three leading wireless carriers are being sued by the Competition Bureau for misleading consumers. Bell Canada, Telus, Rogers, as well as the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), will face legal action over "misleading" advertising of texting services. The...
  18. Rogers Celebrates First Anniversary of First LTE Network in Canada

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    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...
  19. Rogers Shows Off New Retail Store Concept

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    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...
  20. Government of Ontario introduces wireless "Bill Shock" legislation

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    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...
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