Rogers is the biggest Canadian wireless service provider. Rogers also owns Fido, which acts as their prepaid brand. In addition to the usual spread of wireline and internet services, Rogers also owns several media brands, such as Sportsnet. Alongside Bell, Rogers also has a partial stake in Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, which owns many Canadian sports teams. Rogers was founded in 1967 and was one of the first cable operators in Canada. AT&T owned 34% of Rogers until 2004. Their current CEO is Guy Lawrence, the former CEO of Vodafone UK.
Rogers offering six months free Apple Music with select Infinite plans
Canadian carrier Rogers has today announced it will start offering six months free Apple Music with select Infinite plans.
Rogers drops Cuba from international roaming package
Rogers has confirmed it is dropping Cuba from its international "Roam Like Home" package after demand overwhelmed its partner network in the country.
Canadian carriers begin preliminary 5G testing
5G service is still at least three years away, and Canadian carriers are already testing the service. But don't get too excited yet.
Removing regional competition locks in higher prices
With its acquisition of regional carrier MTS, Bell has all but assured higher wireless prices across Canada are here to stay.
Rogers enticing customers to buy more data
Rogers has begun to send out text messages to customers who are nearly at their monthly data limit, offering three choices of add-on data bundles. But is it a good deal?
Buy an iPhone 6s in Canada with this guide
If you're a Canadian and in the market for a new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s plus, this guide will comprehensively cover your shopping options across Rogers, Bell, TELUS, and others.
Rogers expands 'Roam Like Home' to Europe
Rogers is expanding its popular 'Roam Like Home' program to now include 35 countries across Europe. On April 15 Rogers will expand on their popular 'Roam Like Home" program to include 35 countries across Europe. In the new countries, Rogers will allow customers to send emails, picture messages, make phone calls, and browse the internet for a flat $10 per day fee. Previously Rogers...
Rogers introduces new roaming plan for traveling to the U.S.
Rogers is introducing a new international roaming plan for those customers traveling to the United States. The Roam Like Home plan allows Rogers customers to access their Share Everything minutes, text, and data while in the United States for $5 per day. Rogers will charge you for a maximum of ten days with Roam Like Home, for a total of an extra $50 on your bill. If you're in the U....
Rogers turns on LTE-Advanced in 12 cities
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 should allow for greater penetration inside of buildings. Rogers stated that LTE-...
Rogers confirms preorder time for iPhone 6
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 for when Apple takes pre-orders, at least in the U.S. market. "The Rogers Reservation...
Which Canadian carrier should you get
Rogers, Bell, TELUS, Fido, Virgin, Koodo and more — how to pick the perfect Canadian iPhone carrier for you!
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 Canada. In the meantime, Rogers customers using the Rogers One Number service on their...
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 Canadian network. Vodafone regularly makes these kinds of arrangements through their Partner...
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, so you can keep a signal in elevators and parking garages, for example. It also provides...
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's $9.99 for a day for up to 20 MB (depending on where you're going), with no voice or text...