Rogers Wireless

AT&T announces LTE roaming deal with Rogers in Canada

AT&T has announced a new roaming partnership that should be of benefit for those visiting Canada. The agreement means AT&T users will have access to LTE by way of the Rogers network. But before anyone crosses the boarder looking for LTE coverage, you will need to have the Data Global Add-On package for your account.

Suretap mobile payment solution hits Android devices on Rogers Wireless

Canadian Android users on the Rogers Communications network now have a new mobile payment solution to choose from. Rogers Communications announced that it had certified suretap on its network for Android devices. With the certification on the network credential issuers such as banks, loyalty, and reward programs can now develop mobile payment solutions for Android devices on the network.

Motorola RAZR HD Verizon launch imminent at Canada launch

The Motorola RAZR HD LTE just launched on Rogers for $100 with a three-year contract or $599.99 outright. The device is also coming to Verizon Wireless soon after. Rumors are making the rounds that the device could hit US shores through Verizon as soon as later this month. We are thinking the device is going to go for $199 with a two-year contract. Rogers requires three-years, which equates to a lower price. The device comes with Android 4.0 ICS installed, and it will be upgraded to Jelly Bean shortly thereafter. It has a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD Display with a 1280 X 720 resolution. It also has an eight megapixel camera that is capable of grabbing 1080p video. SMARTACTIONS, already appearing on several recent devices from the manufacturer, improving the battery life with features based on time, GPS location, and more. It is designed to conserve energy and allow users to enjoy their phone for a full day, instead of having to stop in the middle of the day to plug their device in. Who doesn't like a longer lasting battery? The MAXX HD could launch at the same time. It is almost identical to the RAZR HD, but it features a massive 3,300 mAh battery. This extra large battery promises 21 hours of talk time. Because of the extra large battery, it is about one millimeter thicker than the RAZR HD. As always, we will keep you posted on all things RAZR HD and RAZR MAXX as they develop. [timeline] [via Mobilesyrup]

HTC One X arrives for Rogers Canada

The next couple of weeks will be all HTC with their new and impressive One series of smartphones. As expected, the 4G LTE HTC One X is available starting today in Canada on Rogers. You can get it online right this minute if you haven't already. For those interested Rogers is offering the phone for CA$169.99 with a new, three year agreement starting today.

Motorola RAZR comes to Rogers on November 4th

An internal document from Canadian carrier Rogers says that the Motorola RAZR, the international model of Verizon's DROID RAZR, will be coming to the Great White North this Friday, November 4th. Significantly, that's a week earlier than the November 10th date that Verizon has set to ship DROID RAZR phones to United States customers who pre-ordered. Also headed for Rogers is the Galaxy S Glide, a QWERTY slider that's already been revealed.
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