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January 16, 2013  2:06 PM

LTE Connectivity for Winnipeg – Where are you?!

Posted by: Nathan Simon
LTE, rogers

A while back (October 2012) I had a blog post about the availability of LTE in Winnipeg, now apparently Rogers has finished moving east (

October 1, 2012  9:13 PM

LTE Spreading Across Canada : Winnipeg Soon!

Posted by: Nathan Simon
LTE, rogers

 Well it's not Winnipeg, but this means they will get to us in time... Winnipeg is supposed to get LTE coverage by end of Q4 2012, so probably around Christmas, perfect timing from Santa Clause! Rogers has just unleashed LTE to the following cities.

  • British Columbia: Victoria,...

October 13, 2011  2:37 AM

Blackberry, What happened?

Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, BlackBerry, hotmail, HSPA+, microsoft, outage, RIM, rogers

Still down? Is the only question I can ask, or care to ask, all day I have had service disruptions, mitigated only by connecting to WIFI, so if most of RIM's services were working on WIFI why was nothing working when connected direct to Rogers?

“The messaging and browsing delays...

July 21, 2011  3:21 AM

More Bold 9900 News

Posted by: Nathan Simon
Bell, BlackBerry, Bold 9700, Bold 9900,, curve, MTS, rogers, SaskTel, smartphone news

Good news! More and more carriers are going to stock the Bold 9900... stated below...

The list of carriers confirming they'll be carrying the BlackBerry Bold 99xx series continues to grow. This time around, SaskTel has confirmed they'll be making the device available to...

February 28, 2011  1:27 AM

High Speed Packet Access

Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, cellular technology, High Speed Packet Access, HSPA+, HSUPA, MTS Mobility, rogers, wireless protocols

True mobility is almost here, free from the constraints of meager 3G networks! HSPA+ will be debuting here in Winnipeg on March 31st. Rogers and MTS Mobility are going to share towers, so all customers benefit from the joint effort put forth. The new network will have speeds up to 21Mbps...

February 11, 2011  6:11 PM

Conditional Call Forwarding on iPhone 4

Posted by: Nathan Simon
call forwarding, iphone 3G, iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4, rogers

If you opted to not get a voicemail plan, you can forward your calls to a land line. Here is how you can do it! To setup "Call forward if busy", simply dial *67*[another phone number]# and tap "Call" To setup "Call forward if not answered", simply dial *61*[another phone number]# and tap...

June 25, 2010  2:33 AM

iPhone 4 Review

Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, Apple, Bell, google, HTC, iPhone 4, mobile phone, MTS, rogers, Telus

Okay everyone, i have an iPhone 4 review for ya to check out... it is at, but I have included in insert for you to read before moving onto their website.

It's not just the face of the phone that's undergone a transformation -- the iPhone 4 is all new inside as well. For...

March 25, 2010  12:49 AM

Rogers makes free data tethering permanent

Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, Blackberry Desktop Manager, EDGE, rogers, Wi-Fi

Who needs a Wi-Fi cafe anymore, as long as you are a customer of Rogers and have a 1GB Data plan, you get unlimited data tethering!

Rogers today revealed that its free
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