Published On: Monday, 31 July 2017

Rogers Improves Wireless Service Across Vancouver Island

Rogers Improves Wireless Service Across Vancouver Island
The improved service also provides HD quality voice services when using a device enabled with VoLTE, the latest voice technology. In addition, Rogers has turned on 700 MHz spectrum in these areas.

VANCOUVER ISLAND - Rogers is continuing to invest in communities across British Columbia with expanded wireless service at Bear Mountain Golf Resort in Langford, the BC Legislature, en route to the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, and in Harewood, Nanaimo.

Now, Rogers and Fido customers will experience more seamless LTE coverage on Vancouver Island to make calls, access the internet, as well as stream video and music.
Improvements include:

  • Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa, Langford – Customers now enjoy high speed wireless internet and voice services at this luxurious vacation resort and residential development, whether they are hitting the links at the resort's two world renowned golf courses, playing tennis on Canada's largest indoor/outdoor clay courts, or entertaining business clients. Wireless coverage was turned on July 31.
  • Harewood, Nanaimo – Customers in this community will notice improved wireless service when travelling in the area between Highway 19 and the Old Island Highway in the south end of Nanaimo. Wireless coverage was turned on June 22.
  • BC Legislature, Victoria – Visitors, residents, and members of the legislature will notice improved wireless coverage to the businesses and homes located to the west of and including the BC legislative buildings. These improvements were completed on June 16, just in time for Canada's 150 year celebration.
  • Mt. Newton Cross Road, near Saanichton – Customers travelling along Highway 17, between Sidney and Keating Cross heading to and from the BC Ferries Terminal and Victoria, as well as residents living around Saanichton and Saanichton Bay, now have access to improved wireless service. Service turned on May 31.

For more information about Rogers' network coverage, please visit the following link.