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Canada: Rogers and Fido now support HD Voice

Canada: Rogers and Fido now support HD Voice

WIND Mobile, Bell and TELUS have been offering HD Voice for quite some time and now Rogers Wireless and its youth-brand Fido are joining the trend. The carrier quietly rolled out new capability, providing its customers with a clearer call quality. Here’s what Rogers said in an email to MobileSyrup: Rogers Network is capable of…

Canada: Virgin Mobile unveils Awesome 40 plan; Fido to announce new “Smart” and “Max” plans on August 8th

Canada: Virgin Mobile unveils Awesome 40 plan; Fido to announce new "Smart" and "Max" plans on August 8th

Virgin Mobile Canada unveiled a new plan called “Awesome 40,” offering 150 Canada-wide minutes, 5 Canada-wide buddies, unlimited incoming calls, unlimited international text and picture messaging OR Voicemail + Call Display, and 100 MB of data OR Blackberry Unlimited Social for $40 per month. This is a limited time offer only available to postpaid customers.…

Canada’s Fido launching its LTE network this summer

Canada's Fido launching its LTE network this summer

Yeah, we’ve told you it’s coming and voila – Fido issued a press release saying that it will launch its LTE network later in the summer. Major markets will be the first to get the coverage, with the list including cities and surrounding areas of Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montréal and St. Johns. The goal…

Rogers & Fido Motorola RAZR gets Android 2.3.6 update

Rogers & Fido Motorola RAZR gets Android 2.3.6 update

Rogers, Fido and Motorola are pushing a software update for the Motorola RAZR that will bring the device from Android 2.3.5 to 2.3.6. As you can imagine, it’s a maintenance release that will fix some of the bugs while increasing the phone’s stability and performance. Here’s what’s included: New Smart Action triggers and actions Auto…

Canada’s Fido to launch its LTE network?

Canada's Fido to launch its LTE network?

Canada’s Rogers Wireless said it has no plans to offer LTE services through its sub-brand Fido, though things could change or are changing as we speak. When Fido employees click on the screen to activate/upgrade a customer the option of “LTE Voice and Data Sharing Bundles” pops up. That, of course, doesn’t prove anything though…

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