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AT&T Signs LTE Roaming Deal with Canadian Carrier Rogers

December 9, 2013 10:40 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

AT&T today announced it has reached an LTE roaming agreement with Canadian carrier Rogers. The deal will reportedly make Rogers the first Canadian carrier to offer U.S. roaming. Rogers customers traveling in the U.S. can expect a $7.99 daily roaming charge with a 50MB daily data diet.

First News Briefs: Adobe, Lookout, AT&T, Airbiquity, NissanConnect, Verizon, Cloudera, Rogers

November 7, 2013 10:20 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Rogers announced today that its suretap wallet, the first mobile wallet from a carrier in Canada...

With Vodafone Deal Done, Verizon Officially Passing on Canada

September 3, 2013 9:50 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Bloomberg spoke with CEO Lowell McAdam and he confirmed Verizon would not be heading into the...

Report: Canada Should Remove Penalties on Foreign Investors

August 26, 2013 9:54 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Much to the dismay of the major Canadian wireless carriers, a new report suggests that doing...

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Bell, Rogers Oppose Verizon’s Reported Bid for Canadian Carrier

July 25, 2013 10:05 am | by Ben Munson | News | Comments

Two of Canada’s biggest wireless providers, Bell Canada and Rogers, have come out in opposition to legal loopholes that would allow foreign carriers to buy up smaller Canadian carriers and gain an unbalanced advantage. Reuters last month reported on Verizon’s $600 million bid for Wind and said that Verizon was also interested in rival Canadian startup Mobilicity.

Report: Verizon Offers $700M for Canadian Carrier Wind Mobile

June 26, 2013 10:28 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Verizon is offering $700 million for Wind Mobile, a small Canadian carrier, according to a report from Canadian news outlet The Globe and Mail. The report also states that Verizon has started talks with Mobilicity, another minor player in the Canadian market. Verizon could not be reached for comment on the news...

Rogers Nets $455 Million in 4Q on $3.26 Billion in Revenue

February 15, 2013 3:57 pm | by Canadian Press | News | Comments

A record quarter for smartphone sales helped Rogers Communications Inc. (RSX:RCI.A) exceed analysts`expectations in the fourth quarter of 2012. The company reports a three per cent gain in quarterly revenue to $3.26 billio


Rogers Secures Option for More AWS Spectrum

January 15, 2013 10:26 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Canadian provider Rogers Communications announced today that it has signed agreements with Shaw Communications to secure an option to purchase Shaw's AWS spectrum holdings in 2014, and to acquire Shaw's cable system in Hamilton, Ontario,  Mountain Cablevision Limited...

Rogers Launches 'Extreme' SMS

May 20, 2010 8:21 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Canadian carrier Rogers Communications has launched "extreme" text messaging...

GetJar Expands Partners with Rogers

March 24, 2010 9:46 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The app store GetJar announced that it will make its entire library of more than 60,000 free mobile applications available to Rogers customers at no charge.

Unlocked Nexus One Ready for AT & T, Rogers

March 17, 2010 8:29 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Google's Nexus One is now available in a version that will run on AT&T's 3G network.

To Text or Talk?

February 22, 2010 9:23 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Blogs | Comments

 We’ve been told to expect it and it’s finally here: Rising data revenue is failing to offset declines in voice. During the fourth quarter, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and Canadian carriers Rogers Communications and Telus all reported declining ARPU despite rises in data sales. 


Rogers Faces Declining ARPU, Net Adds

February 17, 2010 7:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Canadian operator Rogers Communications reported that it had a difficult fourth quarter despite a slight uptick in sales.

Canadian Ad Battles Intensify

December 2, 2009 6:35 am | by Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | News | Comments

Rogers Communications says it hosts the most reliable network in Canada. Telus says it operates the largest. And Bell Canada says its network is simply the best.

Rogers to Cut Workforce, Increase Stake in Cable

November 30, 2009 6:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Canadian wireless giant Rogers Communications says it plans to cut 3 percent of its workforce as part of its plan to integrate its wireless and cable segments.

Bell Prepares to Launch HSPA

November 3, 2009 6:35 am | by LuAnn LaSalle of The Canadian Press | News | Comments

MONTREAL — BCE will launch its new, advanced wireless network on Wednesday, leveling the playing field on network capabilities between Bell, Telus and Rogers.

Data Revenue Up at Rogers, Thanks to Smartphones

October 27, 2009 8:05 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Canada's Rogers Communications today said its wireless data revenue jumped 46 percent in the third quarter, to $372 million.


Rogers Launches HSPA+ in Canada

September 14, 2009 8:30 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Marking a first for North America, Canada's Rogers Wireless announced the commercial availability of its HSPA+ network...

Rogers Discloses Ownership Succession

December 22, 2008 8:45 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Rogers Communications announced that the family of recently deceased founder Ted Rogers will retain control of the Canadian telecom giant.

Rogers Founder Dies

December 2, 2008 7:58 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Canada’s Rogers Communications said today that Founder and CEO Ted Rogers has died after suffering from congestive heart failure.

Rogers Announces 44% in Quarterly Profit

February 22, 2008 7:04 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Canadian telecom and cable TV provider Rogers Communications posted a 44% increase in its Q4 profits, saying that adding wireless subscribers helped increase its bottom line.

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