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Rogers plans wireless network expansion

Rogers Communications (NYSE: RCI) , together with Premier Christy Clark, said it has announced a planned investment of over USD450m in British Columbia over the next three years to expand its wireless network in over 70 communities in the northeast, interior, lower mainland, and Vancouver Island.

As part of this investment, Rogers will also enhance existing LTE connections with 700 MHz spectrum to allow customers to access the Internet in even more places, including deep into buildings, elevators and basements. When complete, Rogers will have invested USD2bn in its network in B.C., including bringing the world´s leading wireless network technology, LTE, to rural and urban customers across the province.

Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. It is publicly traded on the TSX Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A) (TSX: RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (RCI). Its website is at


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