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Rogers increases monthly bring-your-own-device cost to $50 per line

Rogers has increased the cost of bringing one’s own device (BYOD) to the carrier by $10 to $50/month. Previously $40, the base cost of a monthly plan before data charges included unlimited national voice and text, and included add-ons like call display, voicemail and call forwarding. The price scheme came into effect last summer prior to

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BlackBerry Classic set to launch in November

For the loyal BlackBerry users out there it looks like the BlackBerry Q20,otherwise known as the BlackBerry Classic, will see a release scheduled for November. John Chen, BlackBerry’s CEO, stated in an interview with USA Today last week that “There’s a new product called the BlackBerry Classic that’s coming out. It’s an updated and enhanced

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Rogers executive team earned $48,971,630 in 2013

Rogers has a plethora of business and have their hands in radio, magazines, TV, home security, internet and also own a number of sports teams. From a wireless perspective they are leading the nation with over 9.4 million subscribers across the Rogers Wireless, Fido and Chatr Wireless brands. Curious what compensation it takes to lead

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Rogers Q1 2014 results show slow subscriber growth, ARPU sitting at $57.63

Rogers announced its Q1 2014 results today and wireless revenues were 2% lower than last year, coming in at $1.73 billion. The reason for the decline was “pricing changes made over the past year primarily associated with our simplified plans and the introduction in 2013 of lower priced roaming plans.” From a subscriber base perspective,

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Rogers launches 700Mhz service in parts of Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto

They may not be first, but Rogers’ rollout of its new Band 17 700Mhz spectrum promises to be Canada’s largest. The company announced today that it has flipped the switch on 700Mhz connectivity in parts of Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, with other regions to quickly follow in the coming months. Rogers calls its 6+6Mhz Block

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Rogers unveils new international data-only roaming rate of $9.99 per day

Rogers has unveiled a new set of international data roaming packages today. It takes the strategy employed in its data-only U.S. roaming package, which offers a flat rate, renewable package of 50MB for $7.99/day and extends it to Africa, Europe and other popular destinations. The $9.99/day flat rate will offer different amounts of data depending

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TELUS Samsung Galaxy S5 review

Few devices this year are going to receive the attention, and scrutiny, of Samsung’s newest flagship. The Galaxy S5 is the star of Samsung’s expanding smartphone lineup, and as the Korean company’s reach that grown beyond Android enthusiasts, its products have gone through a number of quiet evolutions. Befitting the fifth product in a series,

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