Rogers announced improved wireless service in three neighbourhoods in the nation’s capital: Manotick Main Street and O’Grady, McKeown and Coker, andOrleans Village. Now, Rogers and Fido customers in these areas will have a faster, more reliable and consistent wireless experience than ever before.
“Our customers want high quality wireless access wherever they are, whether it’s working on the go, staying connected while running errands aroundGreely, or even just using their device in their own backyard inOrleans,” saidArnold Abramowitz, Vice-President, Wireless Access Networks at Rogers Communications. “We are on the brink of the next generation of network technology, so these wireless enhancements not only connect customers inOttawato the moments that matter most in their lives today, but they also prepare our network for tomorrow.”
With this network investment, Rogers and Fido customers inOttawawill be able to connect to more of the things they love, whether that means streaming their favourite videos, downloading work documents, posting on social media or even just chatting with friends. This investment also improves the wireless experience for our business customers, like those in the automotive and construction sectors inGreely. Today’s announcement is one of several recent Rogers wireless investments inOntarioincludingBrampton,Port Dover,Sarnia andCambridge.
Rogers is currently working on a multi-year program to bring 5G to Canadians and to drive Canada’s economic growth. Recently, Rogers announced plans to launch a nationalLTE-M networkto enable the next era of IoT solutions inCanada, as well as a5G research partnership withUniversity of British Columbia, and anational infrastructure agreement with Ericsson. Earlier this year Rogers completed live 5G testing at Rogers Centre and is currently testing 5G global standards. Rogers continues to upgrade its 4.5G network with the latest 5G-ready technology to be ready for 5G commercial deployment in 2020.