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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...
AT&T launches LTE roaming partnership with Rogers Wireless

AT&T launches LTE roaming partnership with Rogers Wireless

AT&T has launched LTE roaming in Canada in partnership with Rogers Wireless, beginning today. Rogers Wireless is Canada's largest cellular carrier, and they claim that their LTE network covers 70% of Canadians. This agreement makes AT&T the first U.S. carrier to offer LTE roaming. AT&...
Rogers vs. Bell vs. TELUS: Which Canadian iPad Air or Retina iPad mini carrier should you get?

Rogers vs. Bell vs. TELUS: Which Canadian iPad Air or Retina iPad mini carrier should you get?

2013 iPad buyers guide: How to choose between Rogers, Bell, TELUS, and their discount subsidiaries, Fido and Virgin Mobile. Once you've decided you're getting a new iPad Air and picked your capacity and color, now you have the option of picking a carrier if you want wireless data. The vast...
Rogers voice network down in Canada. Panic ensuing. Politely.

Rogers voice network down in Canada. Panic ensuing. Politely.

Rogers, one of the big three Canadian carriers, and its budget-branded subsidiary, Fido, are experiencing severe, nationwide voice network outages at the moment. Several of us here at iMore can't place calls at all, though data still works fine. It's supposedly coming back up, but we've not seen...
Rogers vs. Bell vs. TELUS: Which Canadian iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c carrier should you get?

Rogers vs. Bell vs. TELUS: Which Canadian iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c carrier should you get?

2013 iPhone buyers guide: How to choose between Rogers, Bell, TELUS, their discount Fido, Virgin Mobile, and Koodo subsidiaries, and alternatives like WIND and Mobilicity for your iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c! Once you've decided you're getting a new iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c, and picked your model,...

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