Coming days after the CRTC new rules, this one actually only affects Rogers subscribers who got a subsidized phone prior to Jan 22, 2012. A lot of people have probably updated after that or the upgrade fee is pretty low if you haven’t upgraded since before that date. Rogers new upgrade fee has increased. So […]
If you are a Rogers customer and picked up a Blackberry Q10, you may have received the model that takes advantage of the 2600Mhz radio frequency. This of course puts you on the LTE Max network that Rogers has begun to roll out, with theoretical speeds of up to 150Mbps (you will never see those numbers in reality). Rogers […]
The CRTC has gone and made some major changes to how cell phones and contracts will be handled in Canada. One of the major points that I like about the new rules, is that you can terminate your contract after two years with no cancellation fees. You would only owe what is left on the […]
Larger carriers are always looking for ways to improve their footprint for their customers and one way to do so is to partner with the local carriers for roaming agreements in areas that they are not very strong. Rogers just did the exact thing by partnering with Videotron, they have signed a 20 year deal […]
Rogers, Bell and TELUS are all rolling out OS 10.1.0.1720 for the BlackBerry Q10. This OS update is coming in at 127MB in size. This update is showing as the same version number already installed, but you should update anyway as it may help fix any issues you may be having at this time. There […]
Starting this Friday May 24th , Rogers is offering a new promotion. You can get a Blue Jays jersey gift with purchase of with a BlackBerry Q10 or Z10 smartphone on select 3-year plans. This is a limited time offer. If you live in the Toronto area, then you might want to check this out. […]
With BlackBerry Live set to kick off on Tuesday, we will be flying into Orlando tomorrow to get all set up to bring you the most update BlackBerry coverage. Make sure you are following us on Twitter for photo’s from the event as well more information on BlackBerry Live 2013 and BlackBerry Jam 2013. As […]
So the day has finally arrived and the BlackBerry Q10 has been released in Canada. After only a few minutes with the device I can say that this is the BlackBerry that many of you have been waiting for. The keyboard is rock solid, and combined with BlackBerry 10 this makes for an awesome phone […]
If you have been holding for the true BlackBerry QWERTY device know that you soon will have it in yours hands, Rogers has tipped us off and let us know that they will soon have the BlackBerry Q10 available for you and these handsets will be rocking on the 2600 MHz LTE spectrum. Hit the jump to […]
It was only a matter of time before more Canadian carriers announced the pre-orders for the Q10. Along with Telus Rogers and Bell Canada, Sasktel and Fido are gearing up for the launch of the Q10. On Fido’s website the Q10 is shown as “Available Soon”. You can pre-order from Fido for $350 on a […]
BlackBerry had previously said that the Q10 would be releasing in April, and it looks like it will come right down to the wire in Canada. In this leaked screenshot passed along to Mobilesyrup, it seems that Rogers will be releasing the BlackBerry Q10 on April 30th.
Back in November, Rogers and CIBC joined together to launch Suretap, the mobile payment system. They claim to be Canada’s first mobile payment system. Currently, both the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Z10 are capable of using this technology with more in the future.
If you were still on the fence about getting the Z10 because you thought the contract price was still too high, this may change your mind. The year contract price has been lowered to $99.99 at Rogers, Bell and Virgin.
Rogers has updated their Smart Home Monitoring Service App and it is now available for download for BlackBerry 10. Along with this update, they have expanded their service coverage area. Golden Horseshoe, including Oakville, Lincoln, West Lincoln, Grimsby, Hamilton and the Greater Hamilton area, Burlington, Niagara Falls, Thorold, Pelham, Niagara-on-the-Lake, St. Catharines, Wainfleet, Welland, Fort […]
One of the main problems I have with Canadian carriers is that they offer no discounts on monthly plans if you bring your own device. Sure you avoid signing a 3 year contract, but your monthly bill is the same as those people who signed up with a 100% subsidized device. Luckily Rogers is getting […]
Rogers has announced two new programs today that are sure to make customers happy. The first one relates to their policy regarding unlocking of devices. Previously you had to be finished your contract to get your phone unlocked, or have bought it outright and had an account in good standing for 90 days.
With reports of strong sales of the Z10 from BlackBerry, it isn’t surprising that Rogers is saying that they are selling lots of them too. This time around it isn’t just that they sold a lot, they’ve sold more of the Z10’s than any other BlackBerry before. So even in their heyday the sales weren’t […]
Mobile Link With the official release of the BlackBerry Z10 in Canada today Rogers and Bell both have posted new videos on their YouTube channels showing of the BlackBerry Z10. Hit the break for the other video!
Rogers is always one of the first carriers in Canada to get BlackBerry devices out the door, and today they have added the Q10 to their reservation system. There aren’t any pricing details, or dates but you can get your name on that list. For anyone wanting to get their hands on a physical keyboard device the Q10 is perfect for […]
If you are in Canada are looking at getting a white BlackBerry Z10, then you are going to want to check out the Winter White-Hot Event that Rogers is running. You can save up to $100 on a new activation of a white smartphone, as long as you sing up on a new activation with a 3 […]