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Rogers to Invest $80 Million to Expand 4G HSPA+ to Maritimes

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Rogers is expanding its 4G HSPA+ network out to the Maritimes with an $80 million investment. The investment will help expand the network to cover 94% of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island which includes almost one million more people. Customers across all parts of the region will benefit from faster data speeds and stronger signal strength. Work on the wireless network will begin later this month and new coverage areas will be announced throughout the construction period, which will continue throughout 2012.

Read more about the investment over at the Rogers blog.

RIM to Announce 50 New Jobs in Fredericton, New Brunswick

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RIM has announced today it will be hiring 50 people in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The jobs will be announced this afternoon at the University of New Brunswick.

The news comes after RIM’s acquisition of the local company Chalk Media, which develops video training software for BlackBerry. With operations already in Halifax, RIM has a decent growth rate on the Eastern coast.

So if you’re a student at the University of New Brunswick, and you’re enrolled in the Computer Sciences program, be sure to apply!