Rogers rolls out more 5G

Rogers rolls out more 5G
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VANCOUVER –  Rogers 5G network, powered exclusively by Ericsson, says it will reach a total of 160 cities and towns across the country by the end of the week, offering 10x more coverage than any other carrier. Now customers in these locations on Rogers Infinite and Rogers for Business Shared Unlimited Data plans with compatible 5G devices will have access to this next-generation wireless technology. More than 2.2 million Canadians are on 5G-ready Rogers Infinite unlimited data plans.

“5G is now available to even more customers and businesses across British Columbia, bringing the future of innovation to our own backyards,” said Rick Sellers, President of B.C. Region, Rogers Communications. “By enabling the digitalization of entire industries, this transformational technology will support new economies and endless opportunities that will drive prosperity for our province and Canada.”

Today, Rogers also announced that it is starting to roll out Canada’s first 5G standalone core network, powered by Ericsson, in Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver, marking the next important step in evolving Rogers 5G network.

Expected to introduce new capabilities that are significantly more advanced than previous generations of wireless technology, Rogers says 5G will transform businesses and industries with increased speed and capacity, more efficient use of spectrum and lower latency.

Rogers shares are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).

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