TORONTO – Rogers has launched its LTE network in Moncton, its first market in New Brunswick.
The company said Tuesday that it plans to cover approximately 60% of Canada’s population by the end of the year with its new wireless network, with planned launches in Trois Rivières, Sherbrooke, Quebec City, Kingston, Ajax, Pickering, Oshawa, Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, St. Catharines, Niagara, Windsor, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, Guelph, London, Barrie, Sudbury, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Kelowna, Whistler, Abbotsford and Victoria. More cities will be launched in 2013.
"Rogers is proud to be the first to launch LTE in Moncton," said Ken Marshall, Rogers’ regional president for Atlantic Canada, in the announcement. "New Brunswick is a priority for Rogers, as is all of Atlantic Canada, and we have invested $20M in our wireless network in New Brunswick over the past two years. Moncton is a business hub and we are thrilled to bring LTE to the city recently named the best place in Canada to do business by KPMG in its Competitive Alternatives 2012 study."