Network coverage

Rogers launches LTE-Advanced coverage in 12 cities

Rogers logo

Rogers Wireless today announced that it has turned on LTE-Advanced capabilities in 12 Canadian cities to bring even greater download speeds to its customers. Billed as “the next evolution of wireless technology,” the technology combines Rogers’ 700MHz and AWS spectrum to offer download speeds up to 150Mbps to a growing range of devices and across more markets. “This new network technology allows us to […]

Bell Mobility expands Yukon 4G wireless service to Pelly Crossing and Burwash Landing


BCE, Bell Mobility’s parent company, this week announced the expansion of their 4G network in Yukon with the launch of coverage in Pelly Crossing and Burwash Landing. The move is part of a CA$2.6 milllion investment to expand wireless coverage across Yukon over the next four years. “Bell Mobility is pleased to welcome Pelly Crossing and Burwash Landing to our […]

Videotron launches LTE network

Videotron LTE coverage - September 2014

Quebec-based regional carrier Videotron today launched its LTE network. Promising speeds up to 150Mpbs, the network covers the Ottawa to Montreal to Quebec City corridor as well as other pockets such as Saguenay.  In all, the Videotron LTE network reaches nearly 90% of Québec’s population. Coverage in parts of eastern Ontario and Ottawa are the result of a tower sharing agreement with Rogers. […]

Eastlink announces major wireless coverage expansion

Eastlink wireless coverage before and after July 31, 2014

Eastlink, the small regional wireless carrier operating in the Maritimes since early 2013, this week announced a major expansion of its wireless coverage. In one fell swoop, Eastlink Wireless customers now have access across nearly all of Atlantic Canada thanks to “a unique network partner approach to supplement its own network coverage.” The map above shows how before and after […]

Videotron to launch LTE network within weeks

Videotron - small logo

Quebecor, regional carrier Videotron’s parent company, yesterday announced in Q2 FY2014 financial results. Overall revenues reached CA$1.07 billion. Its wireless operatings contributed CA$66.8 million, an increase of 25.8%. Videotron added some 29,700 new customers to reach a total subscriber base of 551,300. The Apple iPhone was a key contributor with iPhone subscribers now accounting for 22% of the total base. […]

Bell to expand LTE coverage to 52 communities in Atlantic Canada


Bell today announced plans to extend its LTE network to more than 50 smaller communities across the four provinces in Atlantic Canada. By the end of the year, an additional 52 communities will be able to benefit from the faster network speeds LTE brings. The carrier will use some of its recently acquired 700 MHz spectrum for the expansion. “Bell […]

MTS brings LTE to Swan River


MTS launched its LTE network in September 2012 and has steadily been expanding it ever since. The latest Manitoban community to benefit from download speeds of up to 150Mbps from MTS is Swan Lake. It joins Dauphin, Falcon Lake, Jessica Lake, West Hawk Lake, Gimli, Hecla, Altona, Winkler, Thompson and Morden which all received LTE coverage earlier this year. “I’m […]

WIND Mobile expands to Brantford, Ontario

WIND Mobile coverage in Brantford

As we reported last month, WIND Mobile is expanding its network coverage to Brantford, Ontario (the zone in red above). Along with the new coverage, the carrier will have two stores in Brantford itself, one near Laurier’s Brantford campus and the other at the Lynden Park Mall. “Today’s announcement is another example of WIND’s continued growth and commitment to being […]