Now that more than 8 million Canadians have access to Rogers LTE network, we’ve decided to celebrate with a contest. The prize? One shiny new LTE enabled tablet: the HTC Jetstream. Sound like something you’d like? Read on.
How to enter
First off, you’ve got to have an LTE enabled device. Rogers LTE is available in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and surrounding areas, and Ottawa at the launch of this Contest. Once you’re using LTE, just email us a screen capture of your highest speed over LTE to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure you include your full name and the device you used for the speed test in your email. Customers experience typical download speeds of 12 Mbps to 25 Mbps, but we’re looking for the fastest speeds in the country, so we’ll accept all entries over 25Mbps and post them here on RedBoard.
The contest begins today and ends February 27 when we’ll be doing a random draw of all eligible entries. We’ll only be accepting 1 entry per person so make sure you send us your best speed!
How do I do a speed test?
Easy. Using your LTE device, head over to either http://speedtest.rogers.com or a site like http://www.speedtest.net and follow the instructions. Note that http://speedtest.rogers.com is only available when using an LTE device.
What LTE devices are currently available from Rogers?
You have several devices available to you including:
- The recently announced Samsung Galaxy Note, an all-in-one LTE tablet and smartphone hybrid,
- The Sierra Wireless AirCard 313U model of LTE Rocket Stick,
- The Sierra Wireless AirCard 754S model of LTE Rocket mobile hotspot,
- The Rogers exclusive Samsung Galaxy S II LTE smartphone
- The HTC Raider,
- Canada’s first LTE tablet, the Rogers exclusive, HTC Jetstream
And, as of tomorrow, we’ll be launching the Sierra Wireless AirCard330U model of the LTE Rocket stick and coming this Spring, we’ll be launching the Sierra Wireless AirCard 763S LTE Rocket mobile hotspot which offers maximum theoretical LTE download speeds of up to 100 Mbps.
Now it’s time to see how fast Rogers LTE is for yourself!
Contest closes at noon (ET) on February 27, 2012. Open to residents of Canada, 18 years or older who are existing Rogers LTE customers before February 13, 2012. To enter, connect to the Internet using your LTE device and email as instructed a screen capture of your ‘speed’ of at least 25 Mbps over the Rogers LTE network to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. You must be the account holder on the Rogers LTE device used or be on a family plan with at least two LTE Rogers devices. Prize: one (1) HTC Jetstream tablet valued at $900. One entry/person. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. Mathematical skill-testing question to be correctly answered to win. No Purchase Necessary. Full rules here.
UPDATE (February 14, 2012, 1:49 p.m): Great news! The Sierra Wireless AirCard330U model of the LTE Rocket stick is now available from Rogers! The new LTE Rocket stick will be $79.99 on a three term. For more details, go here.
UPDATE (February 27, 2012, 12:00 pm): The LTE Speed Test contest is now closed. Thanks to everyone for your amazing entries! We’ll be announcing the winner of the HTC Jetstream both here on our blog and on our Twitter account, @RogersBuzz. Stay tuned!
UPDATE (February 29, 2012, 5:12 p.m): Congratulations to Kimberlea from Ottawa who is the winner of our LTE Speed Test contest! Kimberlea posted a speed of 30.40 Mbps. You can see her entry here. Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest! We’ll be doing a wrap-up blog post soon with some results. Stay tuned.
For more contest entries, go here.