Rogers to Carry BlackBerry 10 in Early 2013 on LTE Network
Rogers customers among first in the world to reserve BlackBerry 10 on
Rogers Reservation System starting today
BlackBerry 10 all-touch device to be powered by Canada’s fastest LTE
network in the most places
TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications, Canada’s leading
diversified communications and media company, announced today it will
offer customers BlackBerry 10 in early 2013 on the Rogers LTE network,
and priority access to beat the line and reserve a device starting
today through the Rogers Reservation System. Rogers customers will be
among the first in the world to reserve BlackBerry 10 devices in
advance of retail availability.
“Building on our history of innovative firsts, we are excited to offer
our customers the opportunity to be among the first in the world to
reserve their BlackBerry 10 device,” said John Boynton, executive vice
president marketing, chief marketing officer, Rogers Communications.
“Rogers was the first carrier in Canada to launch BlackBerry, and the
first in Canada to launch an LTE network. We look forward to adding
BlackBerry 10 to the largest selection of LTE devices available in
Canada — all powered by the Rogers LTE network, Canada’s fastest
network in the most places*.”
The Rogers Reservation System is available to current Rogers wireless
customers across Canada. Customers can reserve a device by visiting Rogers.com under My Account. Full details about BlackBerry 10 including, pricing,
availability and specifications, will be announced in early 2013. For
more information, visit: www.blackberry.com/BlackBerry10.
*Based on tests comparing download speeds on the Rogers LTE network vs.
competitors’ LTE network with Rogers LTE coverage area.
About Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media
company. We are Canada’s largest provider of wireless voice and data
communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable
television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers
Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised
shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and
digital media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange
(TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).
BlackBerry, RIM, Research In Motion and related trademarks, names and
logos are the property of Research In Motion Limited.
SOURCE: Rogers Communications Inc.