Tag: Rogers Wireless

Rogers and RIM partner to bring NFC magazine ads to Canada

Rogers customers that take a look inside this month’s Connected magazine will find an ad that allows them to download some late holiday gifts with an NFC-enabled phone. Created through a partnership with NFC marketing company Crosscliq, it’ll let them download premium Blackberry apps, check out new details about Blackberry 10, and also download CIBC’s Suretap mobile


Upcoming Xperia S gets unboxed, reveals Sony’s retail branding

If you’re into the unboxing thing then this will certainly appeal to you. “Sony Mobile Communications” is the new name for the now defunct Sony Ericsson and the first device us Canadians will be able to officially hold is the Xperia S. It’s expected to arrive sometime in the Spring, carrier currently unknown, but in


Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Gingerbread update coming this week?

The little Android that could just keeps on going. Almost a year and a half later, the X10, a device that most never thought would be upgraded above Android 1.6, is ready to receive the newest version, Gingerbread. Sony Ericsson’s Facebook page confirmed this news: “The launch of the 2.3 software for X10 is getting


Rogers Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and arc now available!

Rogers has added 2 stellar Android 2.3 devices to their lineup today. The Sony Ericsson Xperia Play and arc are now officially available online and at retail outlets across Canada. These are very different devices but are priced the same: $549.99 no-contract; $499.99 on a 1-year; $449.99 on a 2-year and $99.99 on a 3-year


Rogers Q1 2011: Subscriber base now over 9 million

Rogers just announced their Q1 2011 Financial and Operating results and they brought in 45,000 new postpaid subscribers but lost 10,000 prepaid subs when compared to the same quarter last year. This brings their total wireless subscriber base to 9,012,000 (now 7,370,000 postpaid and 1,642,000 prepaid). Other numbers revealed that Rogers “activated and upgraded 534,000


Rogers releases the Samsung T249 for $79.99 on Pay As you Go

The Prepaid market is getting competitive these days in Canada – more so since the new entrants started offering affordable no-contract phones. Rogers has added the Samsung T249 to their “Pay as You Go” prepaid lineup. The T249 is a basic slider that has a 2.1-inch display and a 1.3 megapixel camera. I can see