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Rogers flips the switch on LTE-Advanced in 12 markets

Rogers flips the switch on LTE-Advanced in 12 markets

It looks like things are about to speed up for our friends in the North—on Rogers at least. The Canadian carrier announced today that it has flipped the switch on LTE-Advanced in several markets throughout the country. Perhaps even better, Rogers is doing all of this on the 700 MHz spectrum, which...
Best hockey apps for iPhone and iPad to slide into NHL season

Best hockey apps for iPhone and iPad to slide into NHL season

Alright hockey fans, the NHL seasons start tomorrow as you well know. You want to make sure you're on top of what's happening, even if you can't be rinkside or plopped on your couch in front of the TV. Luckily there are a ton of great hockey apps for iPhone and iPad that can make sure you're in...
Rogers confirms iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders starting at 5 AM ET

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders start at 5 AM ET on Rogers

Canadian wireless carrier Rogers has confirmed that pre-orders for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will commence at 5 AM Eastern Time on September 12, which is 2 AM Pacific Time. It looks like Rogers will be adhering to a different time table than the 12:01 AM Pacific Time that is anticipated...
Rogers vs. Bell vs. TELUS: Which Canadian iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus carrier should you sign up with?

Rogers, Bell, or TELUS: Which Canadian iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus carrier should you choose?

2014 iPhone buyers guide: How to choose between Rogers, Bell, TELUS, their discount Fido, Virgin Mobile, and Koodo subsidiaries, and alternatives like WIND or Mobilicity for your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus! Once you've decided you're getting a new iPhone 6 Plus or iPhone 6, and picked your...
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Rogers confirms Wi-Fi calling coming to their iPhones in iOS 8

Rogers has confirmed that it will support Apple's plans to offer Wi-Fi phone calls via iOS 8 in Canada, following the announcement that T-Mobile will do the same in the U.S. In an official statement, Rogers said: We'll support the iOS 8 Wi-Fi calling feature when it becomes available in...
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Rogers and Vodafone strike up 4G roaming agreement

Canadian service provider Rogers has struck up an exclusive agreement with multinational giant Vodafone for 4G roaming. Whether or not that means LTE or HSPA+ is anybody's guess. The deal will also connect Rogers to equipment providers that regularly work with Vodafone to help build out the...
Rogers turns on 700 MHz spectrum for communities in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto

Rogers turns on 700 MHz spectrum for communities in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto

Rogers just activated their fresh 700 MHz spectrum in a few regions across Canada. Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver are the lucky cities today, though we can expect a nationwide rollout eventually. 700 MHz has been widely described as “beachfront” spectrum that’s particularly good at penetration,...
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Rogers has new international roaming plans and they're still awful

Rogers has announced some new roaming add-ons for Canadian travelers. Not too long ago, Rogers unveiled a $7.99 daily roaming plan for the U.S. (which already faces stiff competition against WIND’s $15 unlimited plan), and this new one is built for roaming worldwide. But don’t get too excited; it...
Rogers Next

Is Rogers Next worth it?

Today Rogers announced a new program called Next which aims to win over early adopters that want a new phone every year. You’re essentially leasing your phone for $25 or $30/month, depending on if you want to have device insurance. You don’t pay any initial cost on your upgrade including...
Rogers getting in on the early upgrade action with a Next program all their own

Rogers getting in on the early upgrade action with a Next program all their own

Rogers, one of Canada's big three carriers, is now joining it's U.S. counterparts in offering an early upgrade program — a Next of their very own. Kicked off by T-Mobile's desire to disrupt the industry, early upgrades let people get new phones faster, but often with a huge catch — extra cost. So...

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