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Welcome to great video streaming: 700 MHz spectrum launches in communities in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto
I want to be constantly connected, wherever I go – I even sleep beside my phone. And I get really frustrated when I’m late responding to an email because I’m stuck in an underground parking lot or if I lose my mobile internet connection while streaming NHL hockey highlights.
Today, at Rogers we turned on our 700 MHz spectrum in communities in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. This means that if you live or work in these areas you can now experience more consistent LTE internet access from Rogers, in locations where you previously couldn’t, like in many parking garages and elevators.
The 700 MHz spectrum carries fast signals across longer distances and better penetrates structures such as buildings. This means you can access LTE more regularly in places like basements and building interiors. So you’ll see more LTE signal bars on your phones and tablets and you’ll be less likely to drop down to lower speeds. With the Rogers 700 MHz spectrum, you’ll be able to stream NHL games and YouTube videos in your office building or send emails at the local arena during the intermission of your kid’s hockey game – all with minimal delays.
The 700 MHz spectrum will ultimately be rolled out coast to coast, so stay tuned for when it will be available in your community.
Tell us: what videos do you stream on your tablet or smartphone?