Rogers rolling out Rogers First Rewards loyalty program to Toronto customers

Rogers First Rewards

Rogers yesterday announced that it has begun to roll out its new Rogers First Rewards loyalty program to customers in the Greater Toronto Area. First announced in early July, it was initially only available in Red Deer, Alberta, but began to roll out across Southwestern Ontario recently. “Rogers First Rewards is a great opportunity to show customers that we appreciate and value […]

Rogers suretap Wallet coming within weeks (Updated)

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Rogers Communications today announced that it is getting ready to launch its mobile wallet to customers. Suretap Wallet, described as the “first mobile wallet from a carrier in Canada,” should be available to customers with select NFC-enabled smartphones within weeks. “The arrival of our mobile wallet is a major step towards our vision of a mobile experience, where Canadians will […]

Rogers Alerts delivers location-based offers to smartphones

Rogers Alerts

Rogers Communications this week unveiled a new service called Rogers Alerts that will deliver personalized offers (yes, ads) right to your smartphone. The idea behind the service is to do away with coupons and instead deliver the coupon you want at the time that you actually need it. With Rogers Alerts you’ll receive FREE text alerts with customized offers and […]

Rogers BlackBerry 10.2 upgrade to come in ‘Late October’

BlackBerry 10 OS

The BlackBerry Z30 will be the first BlackBerry 10 device to ship with version 10.2 of BlackBerry’s new operating system. BlackBerry has already confirmed that its other BlackBerry 10 devices, namely the BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Q10 and BlackBerry Q5, will also receive the update. Rogers has updated its OS Upgrades schedule and it now lists the BlackBerry 10.2 as coming […]

Rogers to invest CA$700 million in Alberta over next four years

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Rogers Communications yesterday announced that it will invest over CA$700 million in Alberta over the next four years. The money will be spent in a number of areas, including expanding its wireless network and retail presence throughout the province. “For the past ten years, we’ve made strategic investments that help fuel Alberta’s growth and empower Canadians to communicate, collaborate and […]

New wireless retail chain called WOW! Mobile to launch in Canada (Updated)

Smartphones on store display

A new wireless retailer is coming to Canada. According to Retail Insider, the new retailer will be called “Wow Mobile” and will offer devices from a number of wireless carriers much as other retailers such as WirelessWave and Best Buy Mobile already do. The stores will be operated by Match Marketing/PopUp which already runs The Mobile Shop for Loblaws. The […]