Ongoing network investments continue to improve wireless service in communities across Ontario
SARNIA, ON, Aug. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Rogers announced improved wireless service around Modeland Road and Michigan Line in Sarnia. Now, Rogers and Fido customers of this residential and commercial area 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 strolling through Blackwell Trails Park, or even just using their device in their own backyard," said Arnold 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 in Sarnia to 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 in Sarnia will be able to connect to more of the things they love, whether that means streaming their favourite TV shows, downloading work documents, posting on social media or even just chatting with friends. Today's announcement is one of several recent Rogers wireless investments in Ontario including Brampton and Port Dover.
"As the Mayor of a Sarnia, I'm pleased that Rogers Communications will be investing in the future by improving wireless services within our city. This ongoing investment will allow citizens to connect and engage like never before," said Mayor Mike Bradley.
This network enhancement in Sarnia is part of a multi-year national network plan. In the future, Rogers will bring customers Gigabit LTE and 5G with next generation ready technology and equipment that is based on the latest global 3GPP standards, including 4x4 MIMO, four-carrier aggregation and 256 QAM. Rogers is working with Ericsson, a North American leader in network infrastructure and 5G deployment. As part of this plan, Rogers will continue to boost and densify its network with small cells and macro sites across the country.
Rogers is a leading diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet, information technology, and telephony services to consumers and businesses. Through Rogers Media, we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, sports, televised and online shopping, magazines, and digital media. Our shares are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).
SOURCE Rogers Communications Canada Inc. - English
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