Rogers has announced that they will be launching LTE (Long Term Evolution) in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Ottawa in 2011 with the top 25 markets across the country coming online in 2012. Rogers claims the LTE network will be capable of download speeds of 150 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 70 Mbps. These numbers will of course fluctuate based on your mobile device. LTE will enable the following:
- Everyone will be able to watch streaming movies and live HDTV on their mobile devices, with crisp picture and virtually no buffering or delays
- Friends and families can video chat seamlessly – as natural as talking on the phone, with virtually no lag time
- Gamers can play their favourite multiplayer games from almost anywhere
- Businesses can implement a truly mobile workforce that is both as efficient and secure as a traditional workplace
To learn more, head over to IwantmyLTE.ca.