Rogers Launches 5G Network in Halifax

Rogers announced on Wednesday its 5G network has launched in Halifax, Nova Scotia for both residents and businesses.

The company says it is the first 5G network in Atlantic Canada, with coverage also available in New Brunswick. The Rogers 5G network is available in 12 communities in the region and plans to reach 1,000 cities and towns across Canada by the end of 2021.

“We are proud to be the first to offer 5G connectivity to the residents and businesses of Halifax,” said Matt MacLellan, President of Atlantic Region, Rogers Communications, in an issued statement.

“5G technology will have a transformational impact, and provide incredible benefits to consumers, businesses, industries, and communities across Nova Scotia. We’re committed to continue building on Atlantic Canada’s only 5G network and bringing the best in wireless connectivity to our region,” added MacLellan.

Rogers points out it “was the first to bring 5G services to Atlantic Canada beginning with Fredericton in 2020.”

Accessing the Rogers 5G network requires a compatible device, plus a Rogers Infinite data plan.