GALAXY S5 on Rogers LTE network to bring customers what’s next in mobile
First 10,000 to reserve device get a virtual $50 Rogers Prepaid
MasterCard loaded in their suretap wallet
TORONTO, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ – Today, Samsung Canada announced what
Canadians can expect from the GALAXY S5 when it hits stores April 11.
Arriving at Rogers with the suretap™ wallet, paired with wearable
technology and powered by the Rogers LTE network, customers will get
the ultimate mobile experience.
“Our customers will have an unbelievable smartphone experience with the
S5,” said John Boynton, executive vice president and chief marketing
officer, Rogers Communications. “With accessories and apps that make
life better, crisp mobile video on Rogers LTE, and easy mobile
payments, customers can expect their S5 from Rogers to keep them
connected in a whole new way.”
“We are excited to introduce the GALAXY S5, designed for what matters
most to Canadians,” said Paul Brannen, senior vice president,
enterprise and mobile solutions, Samsung Canada. “This device features
the most advanced LTE and Wi-Fi performance available today, along with
our iconic design and most innovative features. We are confident that
the GALAXY S5 will help Canadians Play More, Do More and Share More.”
Here is a preview of what customers will experience when they get their
Samsung GALAXY S5 from Rogers:
- Ready to Tap and Shop with suretap wallet: The Samsung GALAXY S5 will arrive mobile-payment-ready with the suretap
wallet, an app that lets customers tap and securely make payments using
their smartphones. The first 10,000 new and existing customers who
reserve and buy the GALAXY S5 using the online Rogers Reservation
System will get a virtual $50 Rogers Prepaid MasterCard loaded in their
suretap wallet, to spend however they want.
- Ultimate Video Experiences: When customers light up their GALAXY S5 on Rogers LTE, they will
access a super-fast highway that is perfect for smooth HD video
streaming and downloading rich online content with virtually no
buffering or lag.
- Exclusive Connected Gear: Customers will have access to Samsung’s complete lineup of new Gear
wearables including the Gear Fit, Gear 2, and Gear 2 Neo, which will be
exclusively available with Rogers. These wearables extend the
smartphone to your wrist with real-time notifications and help keep
fitness goals on track with a built in pedometer and heart rate sensor.
For more details on the Samsung GALAXY S5 specs, visit http://www.samsung.com/ca/promotions/galaxys5/.
The Samsung GALAXY S5 will retail at Rogers for $249.99 on select
two-year term agreements. Prices for Samsung Gear: Gear 2 Neo, only
available with Rogers, for $219.99; Gear Fit for $219.99; and Gear 2
for $329.99. All devices will be available starting April 11.
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).
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