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Rogers, Telus, Bell, Quebecor Cell Traffic Surged During Eclipse [Update]

Did you survive the total solar eclipse today? What also survived was the Rogers wireless network, which saw an increase in wireless network traffic as expected. According to Rogers, the company saw more than 600% of the network traffic it normally does in Niagara Falls, one of the popular areas in the path of totality,...

Rogers ‘Self Protect’ Home Security Expands to Western Canada

Rogers announced today its Self Protect home security solution has expanded to Western Canada (likely due to its acquisition of Shaw). The self-managed home security service lets customers manage their homes from anywhere. Self Protect offers 24/7 live video recording capabilities, with seven days of securely stored video history in the cloud. This feature allows...

Rogers Recaps Shaw Merger Anniversary: ‘We Increased Competition’

The completed Rogers-Shaw merger took place exactly one year ago on April 3, and yesterday the telecom giant recapped the anniversary, sharing some milestones. "As two Canadian companies, we’ve proudly come together to invest in our economy and networks, and deliver more global innovation and more affordable services for Western Canadians,” said Rogers. The company...

Rogers 3G Network to Shutdown in Spring 2025

Rogers will be decommissioning its 3G network starting in Spring 2025, according to info obtained by iPhone in Canada. The shutdown of the 3G network will take placer on March 31, 2025, across all regions, explains a notice on the matter. Rogers says it will be repurposing the spectrum for its LTE and 5G networks....

John Tory to Rejoin Rogers Board, Holds $15M Worth of Stock

Former Toronto Mayor John Tory is set to rejoin the board of Rogers, marking his return to the telecom giant where he previously held an executive role. Tory will stand for election at Rogers's annual shareholder meeting scheduled for April 24. This move comes as Rogers is seeing some big board changes, including the departure...

Rogers Gets CRTC Funding to Boost Cell Service in Northern BC

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced on Friday its plan to improve cellphone service along a 70-kilometre stretch of Highway 37 in northern British Columbia. Through its Broadband Fund, the CRTC will fund Rogers for the construction of new cell towers. This will bring improved access to emergency services and positively impact nearby...
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Rogers 5G Cameras to Monitor Traffic at Toronto Intersections

The City of Toronto has approved a partnership with Rogers to deploy cameras and sensors at five key downtown intersections to monitor and analyze traffic flow, in an attempt to get rid of gridlock. According to Rogers, the 5G artificial intelligence system will record real-time data on vehicle, pedestrian, and cyclist movements as part of...

Rogers Wants to Sell Off Most of its Data Centres: Report

Rogers appears to be selling off most of its data centres, as part of plan to lower its debt it took on to acquire Shaw. That’s according to a scoop by The Logic, which saw documents related to the sale for potential buyers. Rogers says it wants to sell off 9 of its 13 data...

Rogers, Telus, Bell CEOs Tell MPs Prices are Going Down

Remember when the CEOs of Rogers, Telus and Bell were summoned to Ottawa to explain to Members of Parliament why wireless prices were increasing? Well, the meeting took place with the House of Commons industry committee on Monday. Instead of showing up in person, the CEOs of the ‘Big 3’ attended virtually, to explain what’s...

Rogers is Offering an Unadvertised $39/60GB Plan

Rogers is offering up an unadvertised plan for $39 with 60GB of data and unlimited nationwide calling. The plan is not being advertised on its website or at stores, but is available through a call center or live chat online. The plan is normally priced at $44 but after Autopay (pre-authorized credit card payments), it...

‘Rogers Rink’ is the New Name for Salmon Arm’s Arena

The Shuswap Recreation Society has officially announced the renaming of the Salmon Arm Arena from Shaw Centre to Rogers Rink. The change comes in the wake of the Rogers acquisition of Shaw last year. David Knight, Operations Manager for the Shuswap Recreation Society, detailed the background of this name change in a memo dated February...

Rogers and Bell Launch $34/50GB Plan in Quebec

Rogers and Bell have launched a $34/50GB 5G plan, joining their flanker brands such as Fido, and Virgin Plus, while also matching Koodo and Public Mobile. But of course, this is only in Quebec for now. The Rogers 5G plan normally is priced at $45 with 30GB of non-shared data, but it’s boosted to 50GB....