Rogers expands wireless service, improves safety with completion of B.C. Highway 14 project
Seven new towers between Sooke and Port Renfrew providing 70 kilometres of continuous 5G coverage across Vancouver Island for the first time
Together with the Government of British Columbia, Rogers is proud to provide new continuous cellular connectivity along a 70-kilometre stretch of Highway 14 between Sooke and Port Renfrew.
By delivering fast, reliable 5G service along this important route for the first time, the wireless expansion project’s seven new towers are improving safety and providing peace of mind for residents, visitors, and workers along the south coast of Vancouver Island so they can call 911 and use navigation apps.
The wireless towers will also support the work of critical first responders, including B.C. Search and Rescue, as well as local businesses and communities along this stretch of highway.
The project is part of Rogers ongoing work with the B.C. Government to expand service and improve connectivity along other key routes, including Highways 3, 4, 16, 95 and 97. Through its transformative merger with Shaw Communications, Rogers is focused on making long-term network investments to ensure all Canadians can access world-class connectivity, including a five-year commitment to invest $6.5 billion across Western Canada, including $3.1 billion across B.C., to build 5G networks and connect rural, remote and Indigenous communities.