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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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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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Rogers to exclusively release the Amber Gold HTC One M8 in ‘mid-May’

The HTC One M8 is a beautifully designed smartphone that is well built. We recently reviewed the newest flagship and many Canadians have already purchased it through carriers’ pre-sale offer. The M8 is available through Rogers, Bell, Telus, Wind Mobile and SaskTel in Gunmetal Gray and Glacial Silver, but for those holding out for something

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LG G Flex now available at Rogers

One of the world’s first smartphones with a curved display is now available at Rogers. This is an exclusive release and this flagship 6-inch Android sports a top-to-bottom curve that is “designed to follow the curve of the human face.” The LTE-enabled G Flex has a 720p OLED display, runs Android OS 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

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Rogers close to discontinuing Moto X, removes it from online store

Rogers has removed the Moto X from its online portal prior to discontinuing the handset completely. Though there is still a general Motorola landing page for the device, it’s no longer possible to purchase the device online, and its landing page has been removed. The Moto X was our favourite smartphone of 2013, and was

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