Friday, November 27

Rogers

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Rogers offers free Sonos One speaker with select iPhone, Pixel and Samsung purchases

Although many Black Friday deals have already come out, some companies still have a few surprises up their sleeves. Rogers is one of them, with a new Sonos One deal in the works. Currently, Rogers customers can get a free Sonos One speaker ($ 249 value) with the purchase of a new iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro or 12 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro Max, Pixel 4a or 4a 5G, select the Samsung S20 series or the Samsung Note 20 series. It's worth noting that Rogers offered a similar deal last year.With a wide range of phone options for this deal, customers have several options to get the device they want along with a free speaker, and really great. I recently bought a Sonos One speaker and it sounds amazing, though MobileSyrup reporter Brad Benn...
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Rogers Expands 5G to Parts of Winnipeg and Brandon, Manitoba

Rogers continues to expand its 5G network by taking it to parts of Winnipeg and Brandon, Manitoba. With the expansion of Manitoba, customers in Winnipeg and Brandon using the Rogers' Infinite or 'Rogers for Business Shared Unlimited Data' plans that have compatible 5G devices will be able to connect to the next generation network. in a Press release, Rogers noted that more than 2.2 million Canadians have already subscribed to the company's 5G-ready Infinite plans. With Winnipeg and Brandon, Manitoba getting 5G access, Rogers says its 5G network now covers a total of 134 cities and towns across Canada. Plus, Rogers claims that's 10 times more coverage than any other provider. Those interested can check out Rogers' 5G coverage map...
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Rogers and Bell Sale Promotion $ 85 / 30GB ‘Unlimited’ 5G Data Plan

Both Rogers and Bell have launched new promotional plans, offering an $ 85 plan with 30GB of 'unlimited' LTE and 5G data. The Rogers plan includes data that can be shared, while the Bell plan does not.Both plans include unlimited talk and text plus the usual extras. There is no data overabundance as speeds drop to 512Kbps once you exhaust your initial data repository.At the time of writing, Telus has not caught up with its competitors and instead has a $ 75 / 20GB 'promo' plan that has been around for a while (Rogers and Bell also offer this plan, at the moment to write). But with the arrival of Black Friday, we hope that this will change shortly. These Rogers and Bell plans are eligible to bring your own device (BYOD). It's unclear how many people need a 30GB data plan,...
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Rogers launches Black Friday deals with savings on phones and plans

Rogers Black Friday Promotions Are Now live on the operator's website for those looking to upgrade their phone or get a new plan this holiday season. First, Rogers offers an online-only offer that can save customers $ 100. The deal provides a $ 55 credit with the purchase of any new phone with Rogers Device Financing on a Rogers Infinite plan. Along with that, the operator will waive the $ 45 activation fee. However, it's worth noting that Rogers generally waives the $ 45 activation fee for online transactions, so the $ 55 credit is the one. only real bonus here. Rogers also offers some plan deals. While these aren't necessarily new, both options are great options for anyone looking to get more data for less money per month. Fir...
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Rogers, Sportsnet and University of Waterloo launch hackathon to improve sports media

Rogers has partnered with Sportsnet and the University of Waterloo to launch a virtual hackathon to improve sports media technology. The 'Sportsnet Hockey Hack: Powered by Rogers 5G ' hackathon offers students the opportunity to design applications to enhance the fan experience for Sportsnet viewers using Rogers' 5G technology and data from the NHL player and puck tracking system during the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs . Students will also take advantage of Intel technology, software tools, and expertise. Rogers notes that possible solutions may involve AR and second-screen experiences, as well as fantasy and other gaming or e-commerce applications. Student teams will create a working prototype and show their idea to a panel of judge...
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Bell Tops Ranks as Canada’s Fastest Mobile Network – PCMag

Bell has regained its title of the fastest mobile network in Canada this year as operators begin the transition to 5G, according to PCMag's latest report. After three years with Telus at the top, Bell has once again moved into the lead. The report found that Bell's maximum download speed was 760 Mbps, with an average download speed of 232.6 Mbps. Telus followed with maximum download speeds of 752.1 Mbps and an average of 239.3 Mbps. Rogers' maximum download speed was 492.4 Mbps, with an average of 145.1 Mbps. In terms of upload speeds, Bell's top speed was 97.2 Mbps, with an average upload speed of 38.9 Mbps. Telus's top upload speed was 97.3 Mbps, with an average speed of 38.8 Mbps. Rogers' maximum upload speed was 112.9 Mbps and its average upload speed was 29.9 Mbps. Bell latenc...
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Canadian carriers implement a new number portability verification process to prevent fraud

Canadian carriers are participating in an industry-wide initiative to verify port applications in an effort to prevent portability fraud. Operators have launched a new mobile number transfer system that requires customers to respond to an SMS confirmation before the transfer occurs. Basically, it offers additional verification to guarantee a request from another provider to transfer a customer's service. It also confirms that the phone number is generated by the customer and not a scammer. If the client does not confirm the request, the transfer will not take place. All network operators adhere to the same number transfer system administered by the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA), which is a consortium of ...
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Rogers offers a $ 60 / 20GB plan if you activate a new line

Rogers has highlighted a $ 60 / 20GB option available to existing customers adding a new line with the carrier. Listed in Rogers Promotions Page, the agreement notes that when you add a line to your Rogers account, you can get a $ 60 / month plan with 20GB of data after a $ 15 / month discount. Overall, it's a pretty solid offer for those looking to add additional lines - previously, Rogers offered a $ 10 'family discount' on the second line. With current Rogers Infinite plans on sale, the lowest is $ 75 / 20GB, which would drop to $ 65 with the discount. On the other hand, it appears that Rogers no longer includes that family discount option on its website. For now, that doesn't matter, as this new offer is better, but it will ...
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Fido offers 5GB of free data for select customers – check your account

Image via RFD Rogers-owned Fido is offering an "exclusive bonus data offer" for some customers right now, releasing 5GB of free data per month. “We think you deserve more, so we give you more data for FREE! Yes, you read that right. We'll add a 5GB data bonus to your current plan today - no additional cost, no new contract, no kidding! ”Says the offer. Fido customers need to log into My Online Accounts on the web (some say the Fido app doesn't show the deals) and check their lines to see if these specials are available. Customers must click "get this offer" to activate, depending on RFD. People are noticing that this 5GB data voucher is permanent and is not limited to 24 months or anything. If you are a Fido customer, it may be worth checking your account details online r...
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Rogers Text Message Authorizations for In / Out Transfer Requests Beginning November

Rogers and other wireless service providers are set to relaunch SMS text message authorizations for inbound and outbound transfer requests, according to an internal memo seen by iPhone in Canada. With text message authorizations, customers will be able to authorize an inbound or outbound transfer request by answering YES or NO. Rogers explains that this "new solution", which will be launched on November 3, 2020, will help protect customer information while making it easier to transfer a number to the company. For customers transferring their number to Rogers from another provider, SMS text message requests are only valid for 90 minutes. Rogers says employees must leave a customer's existing phone on and the SIM card inside to receive the port authorization request. Currently,...
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Canadian carriers marginally lower mid-range plan prices according to government report

The government has published its second quarterly report Track the progress of your commitment to reduce the cost of wireless plans in the 2GB to 6GB range by 25 percent over the next two years. The report indicates that prices for mid-range plans have fallen between 8 and 10 percent in certain provinces during the quarter relative to the reference price, mainly due to promotional prices. For context, the reference price, or the price at which the 25 percent reduction will apply, is based on prices advertised on company websites in early 2020 for postpaid, bring your own device (BYOD) , unlimited talk and text 4G / LTE plans in the range of 2 to 6GB. In most provinces, prices for 2GB plans have fallen 10 percent relative to the reference price. Prices for 4GB plans have fallen by n...
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Amazon Music Now Available on Rogers Ignite TV

Rogers has announced that its customers can now access Amazon Music directly through its Ignite TV platform. The operator notes that customers can now listen to their favorite music through the new Amazon Music app. Roger Ignite TV customers also have access to the Amazon Prime Video app. "Amazon Music is a great addition to our growing number of apps on Ignite TV, allowing customers to personalize their music experience at home," said Eric Bruno, senior vice president of 5G, content and connected home products at Rogers, at a blog post. Rogers says it is the first Canadian telecommunications company to integrate Amazon Music into its platform. To access the app, Ignite TV customers can simply say "Amazon Music" into the voice re...