Rogers launches fastest world-class wireless technology in Saskatoon

Rogers' HSPA+ network to offer fastest download speeds available in North America

SASKATOON, May 4 /CNW/ - Rogers' customers in Saskatoon are now able to access Rogers' High Speed Packet Access Plus (HSPA+) network, offering customers the fastest mobile broadband download speeds available in North America.

Rogers was the first wireless carrier to offer an HSPA+ network in Canada and is the only wireless carrier to offer the HSPA+ network to Saskatoon residents. The network is accessed through the HSPA+ Rocket Mobile Internet Stick. The stick can provide download speeds of up to 21 megabits per second*(mbps), enabling quick movie downloads and web surfing for a mobile web experience equivalent to what customers can get at home or the office.

The HSPA+ Rocket Mobile Internet Stick features a USB connection to a laptop or a desktop PC, easy installation with no CD required for Windows or Mac Operating Systems, integrated antenna for maximized reception performance and data transmission, and multi-colour LED indicating connection status. The new HSPA+ Rocket Mobile Internet Stick can be purchased for $0 on a three-year-term or $174.99 with no term at Rogers Retail stores or at www.rogers.com.

    
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Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, and sports entertainment. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit www.rogers.com

* Actual speed experiences may vary.

SOURCE Rogers Communications Inc.

For further information: For further information: Sara Holland, Rogers Western Communications, (604) 505-8113, Sara.Holland@rci.rogers.com


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