Category: Rogers

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Bell increases BYOD cost to $45/month per line

There’s no couching it: the amount consumers can save by bringing their own device to one of Canada’s Big Three carriers is decreasing. A week ago, we reported that Rogers had increased the monthly cost of BYOD, or buying a phone outright and activating it on a carrier’s service, to $50, an overnight increase of $10.

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Security feature Knock Code comes to LG G2 via small update

The LG G2 received a small update to build D803x20f today, adding a feature that was teased last month during the rollout to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. Knock Code, a feature announced during the launch of the G Pro 2, has made it to the Canadian version of the LG G2 across all carriers. An evolution

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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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