Tag: lte

Rogers First Rewards program sees some points restructuring

Rogers rolled out its First Rewards loyalty program late last year, which allowed customers to accumulate points based on their per-month spend, to later be redeemed for discounts or perks like increased wireless minutes, specialty TV channels, or faster cable internet.

Bell to start charging a $4.95 SIM card fee on July 3rd

Many Canadian carriers charge customers a fee for a SIM card when signing up a new activation, while many others don’t. For example, TELUS started to charge customers $10 for a SIM back in October 2012, and WIND Mobile has priced them at $25 (if you bring your own device). Effective July 3rd, Bell will


Rogers releases the HTC One M8 in Amber Gold

It’s been two months since HTC and Rogers announced the flagship One M8 will be available to Canadians in Amber Gold. Originally slotted for a mid-May release, then pushed to June “due to high demand,” today it’s finally available. The specs are the same as the Gunmetal Gray and Glacial Silver M8 that was released back


Rogers investing $450 million into British Columbia to improve its LTE network

Rogers invested a massive $3.29 billion during the 700Mhz spectrum auction and captured 22 valuable ‘beachfront’ licences. Wireless service has already gone live in select parts of Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. Rogers recently announced that they’ll be dropping down $450 million into British Columbia to improve its wireless network. The money will be spread out


TELUS has a ‘urine-activated experiential installation’

World Cup fever is well on its way. Many Canadians will be heading to the local bar to cheer on their team and TELUS has unzipped a new campaign that gives you the power. TELUS has outfitted a number of mens washrooms in Toronto with a “urine-activated experiential installation that promotes the reliability of the


Rogers now offers email alerts for OS updates and upcoming devices

New devices come out every quarter on Canadian providers. Many carriers offer the option for customers to sign up to be added to a mailing list for future products; both TELUS and Rogers also have systems in place for pre-order or reservations for new devices. It seems that Rogers is taking it a step further