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Rogers To Launch 5G in Canada

Rogers said this week that it will be rolling out the super fast fifth-generation (5G) telecoms network in Canada. It will be the first company to do so in Canada.

Rogers will first launch in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver and later roll out the 5G in other 20 cities in Canada.

“5G is the biggest technological evolution since the launch of wireless in Canada. We are making the right investments, building the right partnerships and deploying the right technology to bring Canadians the very best of 5G.

5G will not only power businesses, it will fuel entire industries and drive Canada’s digital future,” he added.

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Joe Natale

CEO Of Rogers Canada

5G is much faster than the current 4G network. For example, one can download a full movie to their cell phone in a matter of seconds.

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Rogers has decided to use Sweden’s Ericsson’s technology to do the 5G rollout.

Canada is currently reviewing whether to ban Huawei 5G technology in Canada.

Trudeau Promises To Cut Cell Phones Bills by 25%

If you have traveled around the world , you probably know, that in Canada we have one of the most expensive cell phone bills on the planet.

Justin Trudeau came to the rescue last week saying that if reelected he will cut the cell phone bills by 25% in the next 4 years.

As Canadians, we pay some of the highest prices in the world for cell phone services, while Canadian Telecom companies are among the most profitable in the developed world.

To help lower monthly cell phone bills and bring costs in line with what people pay in other countries, we will move forward with cutting the cost of these services by 25 per cent in the next two years by using the government’s regulatory powers,saving an average middle class family of four nearly $1,000 per year.

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Liberal Party of Canada

NDP has also proposed the idea of capping internet and cell phone bills if elected.

Robert Ghiz, president and CEO of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association, has mentioned to CBC, that cell phone bills have already been reduced by 30% in the last 3 years and continue going down.

He warned not to put caps on prices of internet and cell phone bills.

As we enter a world of 5G, it is critical that we encourage investment in network technology, the backbone of the Canadian economy. We need to balance driving affordability with investing long-term so Canadians continue to enjoy world-class networks

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Robert Ghiz

CEO of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association