Rogers Announces Full List of 28 Cities for LTE Network Expansion in 2012

The Rogers Redboard announced this morning the full list of cities and area set to be included in the developing expansion of their LTE network. A total of 28 cities will get LTE in 2012, on top of the existing 7 markets where the new high speed network is already in place. Just over a year ago, Rogers launched Canada’s first LTE network in Ottawa on July 7th.

By the end of 2012, 35 major areas will have access to LTE, covering 60 percent of the Canadian population. Here are the existing LTE-ready areas:

  • Calgary
  • Halifax
  • Montreal and surrounding area
  • Ottawa and surrounding area
  • St. John’s
  • Toronto and surrounding area
  • Vancouver and surrounding area

These are the cities where the LTE network will go live by the end of 2012:

  • Abbotsford
  • Ajax
  • Barrie
  • Burlington
  • Cambridge
  • Edmonton
  • Guelph
  • Hamilton
  • Kelowna
  • Kingston
  • Kitchener
  • London
  • Moncton
  • Niagara
  • Oakville
  • Oshawa
  • Pickering
  • Regina
  • Saskatoon
  • Sherbrooke
  • St. Catherines
  • Sudbury
  • Waterloo
  • Windsor
  • Winnipeg
  • Trois-Rivières
  • Quebec City
  • Victoria

Is your current city part of the LTE network expansion? Rogers notes they have invested close to $500 million to expand their LTE network by the end of 2012. Apple’s next generation ‘iPhone 5’ is rumoured to be LTE-enabled, similar to the latest third generation iPad.