AT&T, Rogers Sign LTE Roaming Deal

AT&T customers with LTE-compatible smartphones will be able to surf the Web, download apps and upload content at 4G speeds north of the border.

Verizon Ditches Canada Expansion Post Vodafone Deal

Verizon says its decision not to go north isn’t connected to the Vodafone buyout. Canada’s big three carriers don’t care why, they’re just happy the potential competition is staying south of the border.

Customer Sues After Phone Bill Exposes Her Affair

Here’s a new one: If you have an affair and your spouse leaves you, try blaming your communications provider. Sue them for $600,000 and see what happens. That’s exactly what’s going on in Canada, where a Toronto woman says a change in Rogers Wireless’ billing practices caused her husband to find out about her extramarital […]

Rumor Time: Apple to Phase Out iPhone 3G?

Another day, another Apple rumor. The only 8GB option for iPhone these days is the second-generation, $99 iPhone 3G, but unsubstantiated reports are coming in that it soon will be replaced on the Rogers Canada network by an 8GB version of the new iPhone 3G S. An internal Rogers screenshot has been posted at Cult […]

ANDA Networks Wins Rogers, Extends EtherReach, Partners with LWS

Ethernet vendor ANDA Networks announced a flurry of news today, including a deal with Rogers Communications, the introduction of copper termination products and a partnership with Lucent Worldwide Services. Rogers is the latest service provider that ANDA which has more than 3,000 systems deployed has added to its growing roster of customers. Other ANDA customers […]

Not Necessarily News

Posted: 11/2000 Overheard … … at the AgENt Conference and Expo in New Orleans … "As complicated as [wireless] seems, remember it’s simply radio. I call it Marconi in the millennium." –Keith Ferris, FerrisCom (www. /I> Play Ball Rogers Communications Inc. (www. has agreed to purchase a controlling interest in Toronto Blue Jays […]

News Briefs

Posted: 08/2000 News Briefs * Williams Communications ( will provide switched-voice services on its nationwide fiber optic network to Norstar Communications (, a privately held long-distance voice and Internet service provider. The multimillion dollar contract calls for Williams to provide switched-voice minutes to Norstar over a three-year period. The agreement also allows Norstar to privately […]

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